Literary Expressions of Exile a Collection of Essays

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Edited and with an Introduction by Roger Whitehouse
“The book ranges widely and covers both some of the more expected topics and subjects (e.g. James Joyce and Michael Ondaatje) as well as some more unusual ones especially related to writers from the former Soviet bloc. . . . this variety will appeal to different types of reader and is a refreshing change from the relentlessly abstracted theorisation that often marks work on this kind of topic.” – Professor John Simons

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface (Professor J. M. Ritchie)
Introduction (Roger Whitehouse)
1. The Country of Writing (Sue Gee)
2. When the Exile Returns (Piotr Kuhiwczak)
3. ‘Dancing in the dark’: the literary fashioning of exile in Ovid’s Tristia and Epistulae ex Ponto (Roger Whitehouse)
4. Ignacio Domeyko: Memory and Exile (Lilianet Brintrup)
5. Beyond Borders: the many exiles of Ota Filip (James Jordan)
6. Losing my Voice (James Sutherland-Smith, J. P. Safarik)
7. Gender, Exile and Identity in Shyam Selvadurai’s Funny Boy, Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient, and Anne Renasinghe’s Desire (John Bolland)
8. Multiple Exile and Personal Integrity: the search for artistic reconciliation in the cabaret and fiction of Georg Kreisler (Colin Beaven)
9. Joyce’s Writings of Exile (Alan Roughley)
Bibliography; Index

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