n Acta Germanica : German Studies in Africa - Migrationsliteratur und die Großstadtliteratur : neue Zugänge zu einem alten Thema




The city as a topos and genre in literature is a product of modernism as well its most important metaphor. By taking account of the motif of the city as it was first developed in modernist literature, this paper critically investigates the portrayal of migrants in the city in migration literature. It is shown that the portrayal of migrants as marginalised figures adds a new dimension to the subgenre of literature of the city.


Article metrics loading...

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error