Trinity University Press

Books about Popular Culture

One-Way Tickets: Writers and the Culture of Exile

Alicia Borinsky (author)

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In One-Way Tickets, Alicia Borinsky offers readers a splendid tour across twentieth-century literature and popular culture, providing a literary travelogue of writers and artists in exile. She describes their challenges in adjusting to new homelands, issues of identity and language, and the brilliant works produced under the discomforts and stresses of belonging nowhere. Glimpses of Hollywood divas, the romance of...

The wide-ranging book draws examples from literature and popular culture to explore issues of language, identity, and belonging. — Boston University News