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By Arianna Dagnino

In Transcultural Writers and Novels within the Age of world Mobility, Arianna Dagnino analyzes a brand new form of literature rising from artists’ elevated circulate and cultural flows spawned by way of globalization. This "transcultural" literature is produced by means of authors who write throughout cultural and nationwide barriers and who go beyond of their lives and artistic creation the borders of a unmarried tradition. Dagnino’s ebook features a inventive rendition of interviews performed with 5 across the world well known writers—Inez Baranay, Brian Castro, Alberto Manguel, Tim Parks, and Ilija Trojanow—and a serious exegesis reflecting on thematical, severe, and stylistical aspects.

By learning the chosen authors’ corpus of labor, lifestyles reports, and cultural orientations, Dagnino explores the implicit, frequently unconscious, means of cultural and innovative metamorphosis that leads transcultural writers and their fictionalized characters past ethnic, nationwide, racial, or non secular loci of identification and id formation. Drawing at the theoretical framework of comparative cultural reviews, she bargains perception into transcultural writing relating to belonging, hybridity, cultural errancy, the "Other," worldviews, translingualism, deterritorialization, neonomadism, in addition to style, thematic styles, and narrative suggestions. Dagnino additionally outlines the results of transcultural writing in the wider context of worldwide literature (s) and identifies the various major characteristics that signify “transcultural novels.”

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