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"For Some He Draws Maps that Go beyond Their Own Boundaries:" Border-Crossing Aspects of Michael Ondaatje's The English Patient
Uppsala University, Humanistisk-samhällsvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Languages, Department of English.
1999 (English)In: Dangerous Crossing: Papers on Transgression in Literature and Culture, Swedish Science Press, Uppsala , 1999, Vol. 146, 31-43 p.Chapter in book (Refereed)
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The concept of the border implies questions of power and authority: it excludes as well as includes. While all boundaries are symbols of the authority of the centre, they are also by definition limits to that power, areas where the centre is at its we

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Swedish Science Press, Uppsala , 1999. Vol. 146, 31-43 p.
, Acta Universitatis Umensis/Umeå Studies in the Humanities
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Border, feminism, elegy, metaphor, postmodernism, Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth Bowen, Octavia Butler, A. S. Byatt, Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, George Eliot, Nadine Gordimer, Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Ondaatje, Walt Whitman
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-31262OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-31262DiVA: diva2:59158
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