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Transnationalism and Immigrant Integration – Part 2

In part one of this blog to understand the impact immigration has on transnationalism, we saw a change in the reason why people move from one country to another. The old catalysts for migration are now still as valid, but no longer the major driving factor behind why there is global migration. Poverty and political […]

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Transnational Cinema – Part 2

In this second part of our blog into trying to understand the term transnational cinema and what it actually means. We once again try to define what transnational cinema actually is, and by comparing it to other types of cinema we might get closer to the truth. The Transnational Cinema Transnational cinema could be a […]

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Transnational Cinema – Part 1

What does the term transnational cinema actually mean? This blog will help address this question and bury the idea that transnational cinema is self-explanatory. Recently there has been a proliferation of writings and theories about this subject and in this blog, we hope to clarify the situation better. The Definition of Transnational Cinema There is […]

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Transnationalism and Immigrant Integration – Part 1

When we talk about transnational literature, we really have to understand the relationship between transnationalism and immigration. Immigrant transnationalism may be in the simple form of regular communication, by phone or computer, by an immigrant worker back home; or perhaps an immigrant businessman conducting daily and multiple business matters in his home country. In a […]

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The History of Transnational Literature – Part 2

Part two continues our series in trying to understand the history of where transnational literature first came from and its popular growth in modern times. Most literary minds see that the U.S. was the main driving force behind transnational literature at the start, but it was recognized as becoming global in 2010. There was a […]

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The History of Transnational Literature – Part 1

Transnational is a term that has recently been applied to forms of world literature, the context is within the relationships between national literature of countries and the wider forces of global culture. Transnationalism helps to paint a clearer picture between globalization and world literature. The Origins of Transnationalism in Literature Globalization has been defined as […]

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What is Transnational Literature?

There has been an increasing interaction between ideas and cultures that cross boundaries and nations. It has included the area of contemporary literature that is available across a transnational field. This type of literature has developed as a consequence of the transfer of information and ideas within different peoples. Borders in literature have no crossings […]

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