Writing Back: American Expatriates' Narratives of Return

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The migration of American artists and intellectuals to Europe in the early twentieth century has been amply documented and studied, but few scholars have examined the aftermath of their return home. Writing Back focuses on the memoirs of modernist writers and intellectuals who struggled with their return to America after years of living abroad.Susan Winnett establishes repatriation as related to but significantly different from travel and exile. She engages in close readings of several writers-in-exile, including Henry ...

Writing Back: American Expatriates' Narratives of Return 2012, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9781421407401

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