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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Bryan, Beverley A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Article Title
Homesickness as a construct of the migrant experience
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Journal Title
Changing English
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Date of Publication
2005
Volume ID
12
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
43-52
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ISSN
1358-684X
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Abstract
An exploration of the concept of homesickness and the migrant's relation to the idea of home. Draws on the writer's personal experience of Caribbean migration-discussing different phases and facets in the evolution of the construct that includes notions of essence and hybridity. It suggests how a return to 'home' and roots can broaden the understanding of what it means to inhabit the modern world-and also help in the continuous process of reconstructing identity.....
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