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LIT4253: Exile Literature

welcome

This course guide points you to the resources presented during your library instruction session. It will help navigate you through the various stages of the research process and highlight helpful tools and resources for you to use along the way, including: Exploring topics, Choosing & evaluating sources, Search techniques, Critical thinking, and Advanced search options.

Mary

Mary is a gripping tale of youth, first love, and nostalgia--Nabokov's first novel. In a Berlin rooming house filled with an assortment of seriocomic Russian émigrés, Lev Ganin, a vigorous young officer poised between his past and his future, relives his first love affair...

The Time of the Uprooted

A profoundly moving novel about the healing power of compassion. Gamaliel Friedman is only a child when his family flees Czechoslovakia in 1939 for the relative safety of Hungary. For him, it will be the beginning of a life of rootlessness, disguise, and longing...

Dreaming in Cuban

Three women within a Cuban family struggle to persevere during the Cuban Revolution.

The Namesake

In The Namesake, Lahiri enriches the themes that made her collection an international bestseller: the immigrant experience, the clash of cultures, the conflicts of assimilation, and, most poignantly, the tangled ties between generations. The Namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition-bound life in Calcutta through their fraught transformation into Americans...

Ignorance

A man and a woman meet by chance while returning to their homeland, which they had abandoned twenty years earlier when they chose to become exiles. Will they manage to pick up the thread of their strange love story, interrupted almost as soon as it began and then lost in the tides of history?

off-campus access & getting full text

NOTE: For many of the resources listed, access on campus or through the "off-campus access" portal is required.  For off-campus access to library-licensed e-Journals, research databases and other e-resources, you must log-in to   from the library homepage

After accessing the databases and resources, you may see   find it icon  -OR- find it icon small  in your search results, click this button to check for access to the full-text content.