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Negotiating spaces : identity (de) constructions in migrant writing

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dc.contributor.advisor Karim, Shuchi
dc.contributor.author Bhuiyan, Robina Rashid
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-10T13:06:09Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-10T13:06:09Z
dc.date.copyright 2015
dc.date.issued 2015-12
dc.identifier.other ID 12263009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/4996
dc.description This thesis is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Arts in English, 2015. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 37-38).
dc.description.abstract Migration literature within postcolonial discourse contains at the heart of its narrative identity formations outside national frontiers. This dissertation aims to explore how identity is processed through the consolidation and repudiation of cultures within the “host” and “home” countries, and how fragmentation as a result of historical narratives as well the creation of nation states result in ambiguous states of the self. Through the works of several writers consisting of Zadie Smith‟s White Teeth (2000), Hanif Kureishi‟s The Buddha of Suburbia (1990), Jhumpa Lahiri‟s The Namesake (2003) and its film adaptation directed by Mira Nair (2006), as well as the films East is East (1999) and its sequel West is West (2010), I shall be exploring how multiculturalism is experienced differently between men and women en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Robina Rashid Bhuiyan
dc.format.extent 38 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis reports are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject English and humanities en_US
dc.subject Multiculturalism en_US
dc.subject Race en_US
dc.subject Identity construction en_US
dc.subject Nationalism en_US
dc.title Negotiating spaces : identity (de) constructions in migrant writing en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of English and Humanities, BRAC University
dc.description.degree M.A. in English


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