Authors in the collected volume Mapping the World, Culture, and Border-crossing — edited by Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and I-Chun Wang and published by National Sun Yat-sen University Press in 2010— begin with exploring theoretical premises about the processes and ramifications of cultural crossings to establish a clearly defined theoretical context for the case studies which follow. The case studies range from the creation of identity through patriotic songs in Taiwan under martial law, to nationality and Japanese identity, cultural autonomy in contemporary North America, Asian migration to Latin America, ethnic identity in the writings of Tan, Naipaul, Eliot, and Özdamar, and aspects of (im)migration and urban identities. Copyright release to the authors.
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Tötösy de Zepetnek, Steven and Wang, I-Chun. "Mapping the World, Culture, and Border-crossing." Library Series, CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (2014):
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