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Synergy I: Marginalisation, Discrimination, Isolation and Existence in Literature

Edited By A.Nejat Töngür and Yıldıray Çevik

Studies on the distinguished works of English and American literature of various genres like poetry, plays and fiction are included in this book focusing on and around the central themes of “Marginalisation, Discrimination, Isolation, and Existence.” The aim of the book is to investigate the issues of “Marginalisation, Discrimination, Isolation, and Existence” within the frameworks of gender, colonization, multiculturalism, religion, race, generation gap, politics, technology, immigration, and class.

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This book offers content from diverse resources, including works of authors, poets, and playwrights from different ages, races, genres, and cultures regarding the themes of “Marginalisation, Discrimination, Isolation and Existence”. The book aims to investigate the issues of “Marginalisation, Discrimination, Isolation and Existence” within the frameworks of gender, colonization, multiculturalism, religion, race, generation gap, politics, technology, immigration, and class. Studies on the outstanding works of English Literature, American Literature, and Post-Colonial Literature of various genres like poetry, plays, and fiction are included in this book, focusing on and around the central theme of “Marginalisation, Discrimination, Isolation and Existence”. The book comprises canonical works by authors, playwrights and poets including W. Shakespeare, W. H. Auden, H.G. Wells, G. Orwell, E. Ionesco, T. Mann, J. Winterson, D. H. Lawrence, Sir Walter Scott, Sarah Waters, M. Shelley, as well as the works of the post-colonial writers like Leila Aboulela, Kazuo Ishiguro, Kopano Matlwa, Maggie Gee who have been gaining worldwide recognition recently.

Extensive and intensive analysis is incorporated into the accepted articles so that they contribute to the relevant field of the studies. The book, which is intended to be the first of the three books covering the areas of literature, translation studies and linguistics, respectively, is designed to reflect the wide range of perspectives of the leading Turkish scholars in an eclectic way with the titles Synergy I: Literature, Synergy II: Translation Studies and Synergy III: Linguistics.

The first chapter has Assoc. Prof. Tarakcıoğlu’s article in...

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