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Immigration and the Phenomenology of Movement from Négritude to Shailja Patel’s Migritude

Christopher Ian Foster

in Conscripts of Migration: Neoliberal Globalization, Nationalism, and the Literature of New African Diasporas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824219
eISBN:
9781496824264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824219.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter introduces the concept of migritude and its literary genealogies that connect back to Négritude as a way to make the claim that this particular group of diasporic African authors not ... More


Migritude—The Re-Mediated Work of Art and art’s Mediating Work

Aarthi Vadde

in Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism Beyond Europe, 1914-2016

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231180245
eISBN:
9780231542562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231180245.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The epilogue examines Kenyan writer Shailja Patel’s Migritude (2010) within the context of the global migrant crises of 2014-2016. It shows how this experimental work of art transforms the figure of ... More


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