Projections of Paradise
Ideal Elsewheres in Postcolonial Migrant LiteratureDisponible
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|Edité par||Geetha Ganapathy-Doré|
|Edité par||Helga Ramsey-Kurz|
|Editeur||Rodopi - Brill|
|Distributeur||Association de Boccard|
Paradise is commonly imagined as a place of departure or arrival, beginning and closure, permanent inhabitation of which, however much desired, is illusory. This makes it the dream of the traveller, the explorer, the migrant – hence, a trope recurrent in postcolonial writing, which is so centrally concerned with questions of displacement and belonging. Projections of Paradise documents this concern and demonstrates the indebtedness of writers as diverse as Salman Rushdie, Agha Shahid Ali,...