LINGUIST List 29.1099

Sat Mar 10 2018

Books: Politics and Poetics of Belonging: Guirat (ed.)

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Date: 19-Feb-2018
From: Chris Humphrey <chumphreyc-s-p.org>
Subject: Politics and Poetics of Belonging: Guirat (ed.)
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Title: Politics and Poetics of Belonging
Published: 2018
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
                http://www.cambridgescholars.com/

Book URL: http://www.cambridgescholars.com/politics-and-poetics-of-belonging

Editor: Mounir Guirat
Hardback: ISBN: 9781527503519 Pages: 248 Price: U.K. £ 61.99
Hardback: ISBN: 9781527503519 Pages: 248 Price: U.S. $ 99.95
Abstract:

The contributions gathered in this volume bear witness to the fact that belonging is a multi-faceted concept that necessitates different and shifting idioms of expression. It continually requires reconsideration and redefinition of our affiliations in response to the rapid social, cultural, and political changes of our world. The literary paradigms, linguistic practices, and cultural formations of belonging testify to the impossibility of confining it to conventional and established structures of knowledge. The different reflections on belonging introduced in this book are instrumental in reassessing and remodelling the general assumptions that have informed its definition and representation. The current global reality and the self-other encounter make inevitable the continuous search for new forms of belonging that are in tune with one’s evolving and changing sense of self. Theoretically informed by and substantially grounded in lively and heated debates on cultural identity and belonging, this book proposes new critical directions in understanding national and transnational belonging.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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