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CROSSING BORDERS: A Study of Transnational Living in Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go (2014) and No Violet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names (2014)


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Title: CROSSING BORDERS: A Study of Transnational Living in Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go (2014) and No Violet Bulawayo’s We Need New Names (2014)
Authors: Stenport, Ingegerd
Issue Date: 22-Oct-2019
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: masteruppsats engelska
SPL 2019-058
Keywords: Taye Selasi
No Violet Bulawayo
Sara Ahmed
Afropoitanism
Abstract: Abstract: A number of authors of African descent published ‘Afropolitan’ novels around the year 2010. Several of these diaspora novels dominated the literary scene and caused intense debates about the contested concept of Afropolitanism. The authors Taye Selasi and No Violet Bulawayo challenge colonial images of Africa in their writing. They ask the pivotal question: “Who Is an African?” while presenting immigrants of first and second generation who freely move from the African continent to the ... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/62183
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