One Way Tickets
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Yayıncı Trinity University Press ( 03 / 2011 ) ISBN 9781595340702 | Ciltli | 14,48x21,08x2,54 cm. | İngilizce | 232 Sayfa | Türler Edebiyat İncelemesi
In One-Way Tickets, Borinsky offers up a splendid tour across 20th-century literatures, providing a literary travelogue to 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. Speaking with the authority of first-hand experience, Borinsky relates the story of her own family--Eastern European Jews, with one-way tickets to Buenos Aires, refugees from the countries that "spat them out and massacred those who stayed on." Borinksy herself becomes an exile, fleeing Argentina after the take-over of a bloody military dictatorship. She understood, then, her grandfather's lessons: "There's nothing like languages to save your life, open your mind, speed you away from persecution." As a writer of poetry, fiction, and essays, the author also knows intimately the struggles of writing from between worlds, between languages.