Banishment and Belonging

@inproceedings{Ricci2019BanishmentAB,
  title={Banishment and Belonging},
  author={Ronit Ricci},
  year={2019}
}
Lanka, Ceylon, Sarandib: merely three disparate names for a single island? Perhaps. Yet the three diverge in the historical echoes, literary cultures, maps and memories they evoke. Names that have intersected and overlapped – in a treatise, a poem, a document – only to go their own ways. But despite different trajectories, all three are tied to narratives of banishment and exile. Ronit Ricci suggests that the island served as a concrete exilic site as well as a metaphor for imagining exile… 
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