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Metaphor and Diaspora in Contemporary Writing Jonathan P.A. Sell

Metaphor and Diaspora in Contemporary Writing

Jonathan P.A. Sell

Published January 15th 2012
ISBN : 9780230314221
Hardcover
240 pages
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Choose ten major contemporary diasporic writers (from Abdulrazak to Zadie), ask ten leading authorities to write about their use of metaphor, and this is the result: a timely reassertion of metaphors unrivalled capacity to encompass sameness andMoreChoose ten major contemporary diasporic writers (from Abdulrazak to Zadie), ask ten leading authorities to write about their use of metaphor, and this is the result: a timely reassertion of metaphors unrivalled capacity to encompass sameness and difference and create understanding and empathy across boundaries of nationality, race and ethnicity.