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By Eleftheria Arapoglou,Mónika Fodor,Jopi Nyman

Emphasizing the function of go back and forth and migration within the functionality and transformation of id, this quantity addresses representations of shuttle, mobility, and migration in 19th–21st-century go back and forth writing, literature, and media texts. In so doing, the booklet analyses the function of a few of the cultural, ethnic, gender, and nationwide encounters pertinent to narratives of commute and migration in remodeling and problematizing the identities of either the tourists and "travelees" enacting within the borderzones among cultures. whereas the person essays by way of students from quite a lot of international locations take care of various case reports from a variety of historic, spatial, and cultural destinations, they proportion a powerful primary curiosity within the ways that the narratives of commute give a contribution to the imagining of ethnic encounters and the way they've got acted as websites of transformation and transculturation from the early 19th century to the current day. as well as discussing textual representations of commute and migration, the quantity additionally addresses the ways that cultural texts themselves go back and forth and are reconstructed in a variety of cultural settings. The analyses are rather aware of the problems of globalization and migration, which offer a normal body for interpretation. What distinguishes the quantity from latest books is its drawback with trip and migration as methods of forging transcultural identities which are in a position to subvert present categorizations and binary versions of id formation. In so doing, it will pay specific consciousness to the functionality of id in a number of areas of cultural stumble upon, starting from North the USA to the East of Europe, placing specific emphasis at the illustration of intercultural and ethnic encounters.

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