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particular topics that transcend specific geographical borders, such as Gender Studies, Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, Race Studies, African American Studies, and other fields. 10 Relying on these areas, I would like to center my attention upon one particular issue: the experience of peoples of African descent located and dislocated in the Americas as a particular point of study. This would allow me to transgress the strict borders of African American Studies as a discipline focused on the United States. Similarly, I will show how Latin American Studies has often

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an African literary context. The trilogy was written with its author in exile from his native Somalia, an exile that has continued from 1976 till this day. (Fearing that he had fallen foul of the Somali political regime after the publication of his novel A Naked Needle, Farah did not return home after his studies in London.) While the scholarship of the African ‘dictatorship novel’ is not as developed as the study of this sub-genre of Latin-American novels, including, most notably, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch and Mario Vargas Llosa

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trilogy was written with its author in exile from his native Somalia, an exile that has continued from 1976 till this day. (Fearing that he had fallen foul of the Somali political regime after the publication of his novel A Naked Needle , Farah did not return home after his studies in London.) While the scholarship of the African ‘dictatorship novel’ is not as developed as the study of this sub-genre of Latin-American novels, including, most notably, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch and Mario Vargas Llosa’s The Feast of the Goat , the number of

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(CONIMAL) (2011–2015), expanding the concept of the affective turn in feminist theory towards affect in human-animal relations (see Nyman 2014, also Nyman 2001). Together with Marianne Roivas, Nyman has also written on gender in literary studies in general (Nyman / Roivas 2003). Other scholars with interest in gender include John A. Stotesbury, who in his articles on South-African and Muslim women’s romantic literature discusses such topics as masculinity, religion and ethics (Stotesbury 2001, 2004, 2009). Pekka Kilpeläinen has worked on ‘race’ and sexuality in James

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Civil Rights Movement to the Women’s and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Rights Movements—have sought the actual fulfillment of the promise of the American dream for everyone (as opposed to for elites privileged by economic and historical advantage [Kazin 2011; Kazin 2014]). Whether or not such dissenting movements either abhorred or advocated violence to achieve their results has long been a subject of debate and political prosecution in both Europe and the U.S. II. Violent and Non-Violent Dissent From its earliest origins, it was and still remains

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reader of detective fiction. This reader […] may be found in every country in the world and … numbers in millions” (Borges 492). Arguably, it would have been much more difficult for Borges to imagine that one day crime fiction would be so powerful as to make possible the international academic recognition of a peripheral literature, i.e. Galician literature. On May 13, 2014, the Modern Language Association of America approved the creation of a Section of Galician Studies. In their request letter, the signatories made several arguments, among which translations of

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Literary Market’, in Ofelia Ferrán, and Kathleen M. Glenn (eds), Women’s Narrative and Film in Twentieth- Century Spain (New York: Routledge), pp. 223–37. Bernal, Marina. 2005. ‘Entrevista con Rosa Montero’, Marina Bernal. Periodista, fotógrafo y presentadora de televisión, <http://www.marinabernal.com/rosa_ montero> [accessed 27 May 2010]. Blanco y Negro. ABC. 1961. ‘Estas mujeres han ganado el Premio “Nadal”’, 15 July, p. 98 Boorstin, Daniel. 1992. The Image: A Guide to Pseudo- Events in America (New York: Vintage). Bordieu, Pierre. 2000. Intelectuales, política y

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Etxebarria’, in Mujeres novelistas: jóvenes narradoras de los noventa (Madrid: Narcea), pp. 109–22. —— . 2009. Mujeres y narrati va. O tra Historia de la literatura (Madrid: Siglo XXI). Reed, Suzanne Gross. 1987. ‘Notes of Hans Christian Andersen Tales in Ana María Matute’s Primera memoria ’, in Eunice Myers, and Ginette Adamson (eds), Continent al, L atin-American and Francophone Women Writers: Selected Papers from The Wichita State University Conference on Foreign Literatures , 1984–5 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America), pp. 177–82. Reinoso

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, 2011. Ernest, John. Chaotic Justice. Rethinking African American Literary History. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2009. Fabbrini, Ricardo. « O fim das vanguárdas ». Cadernos de Pós-Graduação do Instituto de Artes da Unicamp 8.2 (2006): 111–29. Faleiros, Álvaro. « Antropofagia modernista e perspectivismo amerín- dio: considerações sobre a transcriação poética desde Haroldo de Campos ». Ipotesi 17.1 (janvier/juin 2013): 107–19. Finkelstein, Norman. “Nathaniel Mackey and the Unity of All Rites.” Contemporary Literature 49.1 (Spring 2008

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individual herself. There are two types of “self-initiated expatriates”. Some of them move but remain within the same company – these are the “intra self-initiated expatriates” – while others, the “inter self-initiated expatriates”, move as a result of their switch to a new company. The “intra self-initiated expatriate” is someone, like Carlos, who takes the initiative to move but continues to work for the same company. Carlos was born in Mexico to a German father and American mother. He studied marketing in Mexico City. His career started in the marketing industry in