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Literatures of the diaspora

Yemi D. Ogunyemi

Literatures of the diaspora

by Yemi D. Ogunyemi

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Published by Diaspora Press of America in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-169) and index.

    StatementYemi D. Ogunyemi.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN841 .O33 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 p. ;
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6797233M
    ISBN 100965286010
    LC Control Number00090367
    OCLC/WorldCa44696090

    Recent Publications: articles in Research in African Literatures, Safundi, Modern Fiction Studies, and Literature Compass; chapter in Global Circuits of Blackness: Interrogating the African Diaspora. Current Research: a book-length study of spatial representations and black transnationalism in South African and African American literatures. Diaspora Literature involves an idea of a homeland, a place from where the displacement occurs and narratives of harsh journeys undertaken on account of economic compulsions. Basically Diaspora is a minority community living in exile. The Oxford English Dictionary Edition (second) traces the etymology of the word 'Diaspora' back to its Greek root and to its .

    This broad introduction to Colonial American literatures brings out the comparative and transatlantic nature of the writing of this period and highlights the interactions between native, non-scribal groups, and Europeans that helped to shape early American writing. Situates the writing of this period in its various historical and cultural contexts, including colonialism, . Migrant Sites highlights enclosure as a prominent sense of place and translocality as its counterpart in diaspora experiences created in fiction. Repositioning national literature as diaspora literature, the author shows that migrant legacies such as colonialism, empire, borders, containment, and enclosure are part of the American story and Cited by:

    Examining both the ‘old’ Indian diaspora of early capitalism, following the abolition of slavery, and the ‘new’ diaspora linked to movements of late capital, Mishra argues that a full understanding of the Indian diaspora can only be achieved if attention is paid to the particular locations of both the ‘old’ and the ‘new’ in. In Migrant Sites: America, Place, and Diaspora Literatures, Dalia Kandiyoti views purportedly all-American spaces from a diaspora perspective, demonstrating the limits of the mythologies that Author: Jaime Cleland.


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LITERATURES OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA is a literary journey that reaches all seven continents. Ogunyemi sets out to prove that African descendents have had an incredible influence on world literature and that the voice of Africa can be heard on every continent in this world.3/5(1).

As new scholarship, this book foregrounds literary transnationalism and translingual migrations in a context of East to West as a study of representative Anglophone literatures in the Asian diaspora.

Anglophone Literatures in the Asian Diaspora: Literary Transnationalism and Translingual Migrations is highly relevant to university teaching. Diasporic Literature and Theory – Where Now.

xi 90s. Nyman’s study revealingly shows evidence of ‘hypercanonization’ with the repeated appearance of certain writers (e.g. Achebe, Dangarembga) on course lists. African and Caribbean writers Literatures of the diaspora book most likely to be represented, though the influence of diaspora theory is shown in the.

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Blayer (Editor), Teresa F.A. Alves (Editor) & ISBN ISBN Format: Hardcover. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Previously published as: Literature of the diaspora. Boston: Diaspora Press of America, © Books shelved as diaspora: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, Unaccustomed.

Diaspora is a hard science fiction novel by the Australian writer Greg Egan which first appeared in print in It originated as the short story "Wang's Carpets" which originally appeared in the Greg Bear-edited anthology New Legends (Legend, London, ).

The story appears as a chapter of the : Greg Egan. From David Henry Hwang's M. Butterfly to Evelyn Lau's Diary of a Runaway to Fred Wah's poetry, diasporic Chinese literature in English is reaching wider audiences. The interdisciplinary essays in Culture, Identity, Commodity provide close textual readings and general theoretical frameworks from American, Australian, and Canadian perspectives for a range of textual productions - 4/5(1).

“Diaspora” is a contested term. The African diaspora is, like the nation, an “imagined community” (B. Anderson [] ) conceived of and performed based on imperfect memories, evidence, and agendas.

As the historian Colin Palmer asserts, “In many respects, diasporas are not actual but imaginary and symbolic communities and political constructs; it is we who often call them. About this book This broad introduction to Colonial American literatures brings out the comparative and transatlantic nature of the writing of this period and highlights the interactions between native, non-scribal groups, and Europeans that helped to shape early American writing.

The Literature of the Indian Diaspora constitutes a major study of the literature and other cultural texts of the Indian diaspora. It is also an important contribution to diaspora theory in general. Examining both the ‘old’ Indian diaspora of early capitalism, following the abolition of slavery, and the ‘new’ diaspora linked to movements of late capital, Mishra argues that a full Brand: Taylor And Francis.

This book examines a group of multicultural Jewish poets to address the issue of multilingualism within a context of minor languages and literatures, nationalism, and diaspora. It introduces three writers working in minor or threatened languages who challenge the usual consensus of Jewish literature: Algerian Sadia Lévy, Israeli Margalit Matitiahu, and Argentine Juan Gelman.

literatures which include migrant writers and non-resident writers and even writers who roam about for adventure and inspiration. The Indian diaspora has been formed by spreading and. “Diaspora” (from the Greek word for “scattering”) refers to the dispersion of a people from their homeland.

A simple definition of diaspora literature, then, would be works that are written by authors who live outside their native term identifies a work’s distinctive geographic origins.

But diaspora literature may also be defined by its contents, regardless of where it was. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Color and Culture in Literature --Africa in Diaspora: The Afro-Cuban Writings of Lydia Cabrera --The Church Versus the Shrine: Christianity, Scourge of African Society --Of Man, Misery and Marxism: the Black Race in the Work of Jacques.

“Migrant Sites: America, Place, and Diaspora Literatures is a rich and timely contribution to a critical understanding of writing in diaspora and transnational contexts. Dalia Kandiyoti’s emphasis on the experience of place as a crucial component of diasporic literatures expertly illustrates the ways spatial imagination informs Author: Dalia Kandiyoti.

Rather than the movements of armies, this book concentrates on the movements of people and the shared heritage and culture that connected them. This on-going contact throughout half a millennium can be traced in the laws, literatures, material culture and even environment of the various regions of the Viking diaspora.

Book Review: Karen An-Hwei Lee (). Anglophone Literatures In The Asian Diaspora: Literary Transnationalism And Tranlingual Migrations. Cambria Press, Amherst, New York.

Hardback pp. ISBN: My book project, Southern African Literatures: An Environmental History develops an alternative history of the literatures of South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique from the 19 th century to the present, one meant to show how their longstanding engagement with the problem of modernity on the subcontinent has been an exploration.

A diaspora (/ d aɪ ˈ æ s p ə r ə /) is a scattered population whose origin lies in a separate geographic locale. Historically, the word diaspora was used to refer to the involuntary mass dispersion of a population from its indigenous territories, in particular the dispersion of Jews.

This has since changed, and today there is no set definition of the term because its modern. The Department of English Literatures at Mount Allison University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track probationary position at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor (subject to budgetary approval) in the subject area of Literatures of Africa and the African Diaspora.- Buy The Literature of the Indian Diaspora: Theorizing the Diasporic Imaginary (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures) book online at best prices in India on Read The Literature of the Indian Diaspora: Theorizing the Diasporic Imaginary (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures) book reviews & author details and more at 5/5(1).I write and teach about global Anglophone and postcolonial literatures, and contemporary transnational culture.

Currently, I am exploring these interests in the form of two projects: The first, Continental Drifters, is a book-length exploration of the political, intellectual, and affective influence that the cultural memory of the Holocaust exerts on postcolonial writers preoccupied .