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Metaphor and Diaspora in Contemporary Writing

  • Jonathan P. A. Sell

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Introduction

Choose ten major contemporary diasporic writers (from Abdulrazak to Zadie), ask ten leading authorities to write about their use of metaphor, and this is the result: a timely reassertion of metaphor's unrivalled capacity to encompass sameness and difference and create understanding and empathy across boundaries of nationality, race and ethnicity.

Keywords

fiction identity novel

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  • Jonathan P. A. Sell
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AlcaláSpain

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