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Narrating the Portuguese Diaspora: Piecing Things Together Francisco Cota Fagundes

Narrating the Portuguese Diaspora: Piecing Things Together

Francisco Cota Fagundes

Published February 8th 2012
ISBN : 9781453907771
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298 pages
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Narrating the Portuguese Diaspora presents a variety of perspectives on the Portuguese diaspora, from literature to identity discourse to biography and autobiography. The book is divided into three parts: reading literary identities within andMoreNarrating the Portuguese Diaspora presents a variety of perspectives on the Portuguese diaspora, from literature to identity discourse to biography and autobiography. The book is divided into three parts: reading literary identities within and without borders- constructing/constructed extra-literary identities at home and abroad- and literary ethnic voices from the North American diaspora and beyond. The 22 texts presented in this volume highlight the diasporic themes and backgrounds upon which the scope of the scholarly texts - as well as the personal contributions of short stories, poetry, interviews, and autobiographical memory - can be interwoven in a narrative identity construction.