The figure of the migrant has been celebrated by some as an icon of postmodernity, an emblematic figure in a world increasingly characterized by transnationalism, globalization and mass migrations. Kral takes issue with this view of the migrant experience through in-depth analyses of writers including Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith and Monica Ali.
|Publication date:||25th June 2009|
FRANCOISE KRAL is Senior Lecturer in English at the Universite Paris 10, France. She has published widely on postcolonial literature and theory, in particular on the literature of the south Asian diaspora as well as on travel narratives and the representation of historical figures in Australian literature. She is the editor of Re-presenting Otherness: Mapping the colonial 'self'/mapping the indigenous 'other' in the literatures of Australia and New Zealand.More About Francoise Kral