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Beschreibung des Verlags

kith [noun] one's friends, acquaintances, neighbours, or relations.

In Kith, award-winning writer Divya Victor engages Indian-American diasporic culture in the twentieth century, via an autobiographical account that explores what 'kith' might mean outside of the national boundaries of those people belonging to the Indian and South East Asian diasporas.

Through an engagement with the effects of globalization on identity formation, cultural and linguistic exchange, and demographic difference, Kith explores questions about race and ethnic difference: How do 'brownness' and 'blackness' emerge as traded commodities in the transactions of globalization? What are the symptoms of belonging? How and why does 'kith' diverge from 'kin,' and what are the affects and politics of this divergence? Historically-placed and well-researched, Kith is an unflinching and simultaneous account of both systemic and interpersonal forms of violence and wounding in the world today.

GENRE
Belletristik und Literatur
ERSCHIENEN
2017
September 27
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
UMFANG
242
Seiten
VERLAG
Book*hug Press
GRÖSSE
8.6
 MB

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