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dc.contributor.authorChia, Nicole Marie U
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-14T03:46:53Z
dc.date.available2015-12-14T03:46:53Z
dc.date.copyright2015en_US
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/65771
dc.description.abstractHuman migration is no foreign concept within the international landscape and is a distinctive characteristic of today’s globalized world. It is arguable that cultural identity is not only based on race but also the environment that we live in. This dissertation examines the challenges and development of cultural identity in diasporic communities in today’s globalized context through space and time. Using Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners (1956), Timothy Mo’s Sour Sweet (1982) and Hanif Kureishi’s The Buddha of Suburbia (1990), this thesis explores the intricate process and challenges migrants experience through the analysis of the novels’ form. The examination of form is integral in attaching meaning to the characters and their experiences in the novel as this dissertation proves that cultural identity is a constant process and development that is not only about roots, but routes.en_US
dc.format.extent34 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Humanities::Language::Englishen_US
dc.titleExploring cultural identity in diasporic space in Sam Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners, Timothy Mo’s Sour Sweet, and Hanif Kureishi’s The Buddha of Suburbiaen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorShirley Chewen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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