Life Lines: Writing Transcultural Adoption

Life Lines: Writing Transcultural Adoption


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781350030350
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 04/20/2017
Series: New Horizons in Contemporary Writing
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

John McLeod is Professor of Postcolonial and Diaspora Literatures at the School of English, University of Leeds, UK. His previous books include Beginning Postcolonialism (2nd edition, 2010) and Postcolonial London: Rewriting the Metropolis (2004).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Transcultural Adoption and Adoptive Being
1. Secrets: Mike Leigh, Andrea Levy, Mei-Ling Hopgood
2. Histories: E. R. Braithwaite, Toni Morrison, Sebastian Barry
3. Traces: Hannah Pool, Buchi Emecheta, Catherine McKinley
4. Bearings: Barbara Kingsolver, Caryl Phillips, Jackie Kay
Coda: Victoria Station, 1969/2015
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