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Diasporas of the MindJewish and Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History$
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Bryan Cheyette

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300093186

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300093186.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Diasporas of the Mind

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Diasporas of the Mind
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Bryan Cheyette

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300093186.003.0001

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s main themes. It argues that one way of understanding different versions of diaspora is in relation to metaphorical thinking and disciplinary thinking, and considers the work of Hannah Arendt, Edward Said, and V. S. Naipul.

Keywords:   diasporic imagination, diaspora, Hannah Arendt, Edward Said, V. S. Naipul

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