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Immigrant Narratives in Contemporary France

(Contributions to the Study of World Literature)

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Immigration & emigration,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • French,
  • History: World,
  • France,
  • European - French,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Europe - France,
  • French prose literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Immigrants in literature,
  • Minority authors

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSusan Ireland (Editor), Patrice J. Proulx (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9835610M
    ISBN 100313315930
    ISBN 109780313315930

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SUSAN IRELAND is Professor of French at Grinnell College. Her research interests include contemporary French fiction, Quebec women writers, the Algerian novel, and the literature of immigration in France and Quebec. She was one of the editors of The Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature (Greenwood, ).

Immigrant Narratives in Contemporary France by Susan Ireland, Patrice J. Proulx, ed. Examines Immigrant Narratives in Contemporary France book literature of immigration by authors who moved to France from the Caribbean, the Maghreb, sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia after World War II.

Immigrant Narratives in Contemporary France by Susan Ireland,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Immigrant Narratives in Contemporary France Contributions to the Study of World Literature The first comprehensive survey of its kind in English, this book examines the experience of immigration as represented by authors who moved to France from the Caribbean, the Maghreb, sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia after World War II.

Immigrant narratives in contemporary France. [Susan Ireland; Patrice J Proulx;] -- The first comprehensive survey of its kind in English, this book examines the experience of immigration as represented by authors who moved to France from the Caribbean, the Maghreb, sub-Saharan.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Perceptions of ethnic difference in post-war France / Alec G.

Hargreaves --First-generation immigrant narratives / Susan Ireland --Anamnesis and national reconciliation: re-membering Octo / Anne Donadey --Balancing acts: family and integration in the fiction of Franco-Maghrebi.

Chapter: Textualizing the Immigrant Community: François Ega's Lettres à une Noire. The first comprehensive survey of its kind in English, this book examines the experience of immigration as represented by authors who moved to France from the Caribbean, the Maghreb, sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia after World War by: The first comprehensive survey of its kind in English, this book examines the experience of immigration as represented by authors who moved to France from the Caribbean, the Maghreb, sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia after World War II.

Essays by exper. Home Away from Home: Immigrant Narratives, Domesticity, and Coloniality in Contemporary Spanish Culture examines ideological, emotional, economic, and cultural phenomena brought about by migration through readings of works of literature and film featuring domestic workers.

In the past thirty years, Spain has experienced a massive increase in : N. Michelle Murray. "Immigration is one of the most significant and pressing issues in contemporary France. It has stirred up controversies over concepts such as the 'ghetto' and the 'underclass'; it has erupted in flashpoints such as the Islamic headscarf affair, the Gulf War and the reform of French nationality laws, and it has become central to political debate with the rise of Jean-Marie Le Pen's extreme.

In recent times, the terms “migrant,” “immigrant,” and “refugee” are no longer used as terms that imply respect for those brave enough to leave one land in order to find something else in another.

Literature is a place where immigrants, and the children of immigrants, can tell their stories. SUSAN IRELAND is Professor of French at Grinnell College. Her research interests include contemporary French fiction, Quebec women writers, the Algerian novel, and the literature of immigration in France and Quebec.

She was one of the editors of The Feminist Encyclopedia of French Literature (Greenwood, ).Format: Hardcover. With that in mind I’ve put together a list of fantastic books that are also must-read immigration books by/about Latinos. It is of course in no way an exhaustive list so please tell me your favorites in the comments.

The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood by Richard Blanco: Blanco’s memoir reads like a fantastic coming-of-age YA novel. The Namesake is another intergenerational immigrant narrative. It centers on the Ganguli family, beginning with Ashoke and Ashmina, and continuing with their son Nikhil—or Gogol.

All the characters struggle in different ways. Ashmina is homesick throughout most of the : Blaga Atanassova. Integration of immigrants in France: a historical perspective Abstract This article addresses the question of integration in France.

First, we introduce data on immigration, unemployment and discrimination affecting especially young French citizens of non-European descent living in poor Size: KB. Immigrant Narratives Orientalism and Cultural Translation in Arab American and Arab British Literature Wail S.

Hassan. Presents the first study of the entire tradition of Arab immigrant literature in the U.S. and Britain; Offers an innovative theoretical framework for reading the tradition of Arab immigrant literature. Books shelved as immigrant-narratives: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz, American Street by Ibi.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This week saw the release of Karolina Waclawiak’s debut novel How to Get Into the Twin Palms, a wonderful little book that made us fall in love with the idea of the immigrant. Home Away from Home: Immigrant Narratives, Domesticity, and Coloniality in Contemporary Spanish Culture examines ideological, emotional, economic, and cultural phenomena brought about by migration through readings of works of literature and film featuring domestic workers.

In the past thirty years, Spain has experienced a massive increase in immigration. Book Description: Turkish immigration, art and narratives of home in France argues for a cultural, rather than a sociological or economic, approach to understanding how immigrants become part of their new country.

In contrast to the language of integration or assimilation which evaluates an immigrant's success in relation to a static endpoint (e.g. integrated or not), 'settling' is a more. Book recommendations for contemporary books about immigrant or bicultural identities.

Immigrant – a person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country. Bicultural – having or combining the cultural attitudes and customs of two nations, peoples, or ethnic groups.Immigrant Narratives: Power, Difference, and Representation in Young-Adult Novels with Immigrant Protagonists Elizabeth Clifford Towson University U.

S. A. Maya Kalyanpur Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports Cambodia As ofabout 23% of children in the United States were immigrants or the children of immigrants.