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Exile, language and identity

International Colloquium Exiles 2001 (2001 East Sussex, England)

Exile, language and identity

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Published by P. Lang in Frankfurt am Main, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exiles" writings -- History and criticism -- Congresses.,
  • Exile (Punishment) in literature -- Congresses.,
  • Immigrants -- Language -- Congresses.,
  • Language and culture -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMagda Stroińska, Vittorina Cecchetto (eds.).
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsStroinska, Magda., Cecchetto, Vittorina., European Research Centre (Kingston University (London, England))
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN495 .I58 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination250 p. :
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3687775M
    ISBN 100820459720
    LC Control Number2003053248

    Title Letters of Transit: Reflections on Exile, Identity, Language, and Loss. Binding Paperback. Book Condition Very Good. Type Paperback. Publisher The New Press ISBN Number / Seller ID


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