Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 December 2018

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198797005

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Winner of the MSA Book Prize

Placeless People

Writings, Rights, and Refugees

Lyndsey Stonebridge

  • A highly topical and timely account of refugee history and literature
  • Draws on the work of Hannah Arendt, Franz Kafka, W.H. Auden, George Orwell, Samuel Beckett, and Simone Weil
  • The first literary history of modern statelessness that raises vital questions about sovereignty, humanism, and the future of human rights
  • Highlights the importance of modern literature in understanding the challenges of today's refugee 'crisis'