Cold War Exile and Diary Writing: Matei Călinescu’s A Diary of Sorts

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Contemporary critics view the twenty-first century as “the century of the migrant” and argue that the “figure of the migrant is not a ‘type of person’ or a fixed identity but a mobile social position or spectrum that people move into and out of under certain social conditions of mobility” (Nail, 2015, 235). Since 2015, the ongoing European refugee crisis has brought into sharp relief the tensions within the European Union as well as long-held ambivalences in Western Europe in regard to an increasing number of immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers. Moreover, it has also highlighted a strong conservatism in the
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCultures of Mobility and Alterity
EditorsYana Hashamova, Oana Popescu-Sandu, Sunnie Rucker-Chang
PublisherLiverpool University Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781802070194
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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NameCultures of Mobility and Alterity: Crossing the Balkans and Beyond

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