The Metaphorical Tenth Island in Azorean Literature: The Theme of Emigration in the Azorean Imagination

The Metaphorical Tenth Island in Azorean Literature: The Theme of Emigration in the Azorean Imagination

By: Carmen M. Ramos Villar (author)Hardback

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Explores the theme of emigration within the different genres of Azorean literature, arguing that it results from the historical and social phenomenon of emigration in this archipelago. The authors examined in this book portray a regional, cultural and literary uniqueness that is distinct from, but part of, Portuguese literature.

About Author

Carmen Ramos Villar is Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at the University of Sheffield.

Contents

Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface by Hilary Owen; 1. Emigration as a Theme in Portuguese Literature: The Azores as a Case Study; 2. Travelling, the Traveller and the Journey Theme in the Azorean Novel; 3. Emigration, Religion and the Azorean Novel; 4. Poetry Anthologies, Emigration, The Azores, Identity; 5. Poetry as Emigration and Emigration as Poetry; 6. Emigration and the Short Story; 7. The Journey Within a Journey of Azorean Emigrant (Auto)biographies; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773455764
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 316
  • ID: 9780773455764
  • ISBN10: 0773455760

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