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Travel and Identity: Studies in Literature, Culture and Language

  • Jakub Lipski

Part of the Second Language Learning and Teaching book series (SLLT)

Also part of the Issues in Literature and Culture book sub series (ILC)

About this book

Introduction

This book presents a selection of research papers dealing with the notions of travel and identity in Anglophone literature and culture. Collectively, the chapters ponder such notions as self and other, race, centre and periphery, thus shedding new light on a number of issues that are highly relevant in the context of the ongoing migration crisis. The contributors employ a diverse range of theoretical standpoints – from close reading to deconstruction, from historically informed approaches to linguistic analysis – and thus offer a nuanced panorama of these issues, especially from the nineteenth century onwards.

Keywords

Travel Literature Identity in Literature Self and Other Migrant Literature Literature and Migration Impact of Tourism Immigration Literature Deconstructive Reading Self in Literature

Editors and affiliations

  • Jakub Lipski
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of English Literature and CultureKazimierz Wielki UniversityBydgoszczPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74021-8
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Literature, Cultural and Media Studies
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-74020-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-74021-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2193-7648
  • Series Online ISSN 2193-7656
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