American Migrant Fictions: Space, Narrative, Identity

@inproceedings{Weiner2018AmericanMF,
  title={American Migrant Fictions: Space, Narrative, Identity},
  author={Sonia Weiner},
  year={2018}
}
Acknowledgements List of Figures Introduction: The Spatial Aesthetics of Transnationalism and Transligualism 1 Double Visions and Aesthetics of the Migratory: Aleksandar Hemon's Lazarus Project 2 Cohesive Fragments: G.B. Trans's Graphic Memoir Vietnamerica: A Family's Journey 3 Shape Shifting and the Shifting of Shapes: Migration and Transformation in Junot Diaz's Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao 4 "Weathering the Divide Between There and Here": In-between Spaces in Boris Fishman's A… 
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