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Reconfiguring the Extraterritorial: History, Language, and Identity in selected works by Edwidge Danticat and Junot Díaz

@inproceedings{Bejar2018ReconfiguringTE,
  title={Reconfiguring the Extraterritorial: History, Language, and Identity in selected works by Edwidge Danticat and Junot D{\'i}az},
  author={Camilo Chiappe Bejar},
  year={2018}
}
This thesis argues for a reassessment of the concept of extraterritorial literature—a term coined by George Steiner in the late sixties to highlight the global approach of nomad authors who refused to belong to a single national tradition by means of linguistic experimentation. It does so by examining a variety of examples from the work of Edwidge Danticat and Junot Diaz, two authors born in separate nations within the same island (Hispaniola) who live in the United States and who write in a… Expand

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