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Author Borinsky, Alicia

Title One-way tickets : writers and the culture of exile / Alicia Borinsky

Publ Info San Antonio, Tex. : Trinity University Press, [2011]
 PC  PN495 .B67 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PN495 .B67 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN495 .B67 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 223 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents A samovar's tale -- Stranded -- How foreign can one remain? -- The self and its impossible landscapes -- Who will speak the truth? -- Instructions for taking a leap -- Everybody's other world -- Who is the woman of the mother's tongue? -- Getting a life -- Foreignness and ridicule -- We are everywhere
Note "Borinsky discusses the works of writers in exile, including Vladimir Nabokov, writing in English in the United States, Julio Cortázar in Paris, and Witold Gombrowicz in Buenos Aires, as well as Jorge Luis Borges, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Oscar Hijuelos, Cristina Garcia, Junot Diaz, and Clarice Lispector"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Exiles' writings -- History and criticism
Authors, Exiled -- 20th century
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Expatriation in literature
Alienation (Social psychology) in literature
Emigration and immigration in literature
Culture in literature
ISBN 9781595340702 (alk. paper)
159534070X (alk. paper)