The Space in Between. Diaspora and the Neobaroque in the Works of Junot Diaz. Studies in Literature and Culture. Volume 18
autor: Karolina Majkowska
|Wydawca:||Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski, KUL|
|Ilość stron:||190 s.|
|Wymiar:||220 x 205 mm|
The Space in Between. Diaspora and the Neobaroque in the Works of... - opis wydawcy:
This book explores the use of neobaropue aesthetics in the works of Junot Diaz, one of the most mteresting voices in todays American iterary landscape. in his texts, Diaz creates a comprehensive image of the contemporary Canbbean diaspora in the United States through a mosaic of different, sometimes dissonant, pieces, including eiements drawn from two cultura systems: the Dominican and the American, Hę incorporates eiements of magical realisnn and science fiction (in its broadest sense), and enchants the reader with his witty use of language. The Spocę in Betweeri: Diaspora and the Neobaroque in the Works of Junot Diaz offers fresh insight into the reality of existence in-between two cultures ano their traditions - the worid of migrants as painted by Diaz in the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, two collections of short stories: This Is How You Lose Her and Drown, and the short story "Monstro."