International Conference Literature and Exile

Research lines

(a) Exile literature: identity and refuge

Analysis of the identity crisis caused by the loss of setting which exile implies. Study of the role of literature in recovering and reconstructing identity and lost roots.

(b) The cultural hybridity of exile literatures

Study of exile literatures which gather their own elements from a historic, social and cultural blending context, a mixture of the personal grounding of those in exile with the local society. Analysis of hybrid identity in literary works, in connection with what writers leave behind and what embraces them.

(c) Exile and the figure of the exiles in literature

Exile and the figure of the exiles as literary matter. The construction of myths of the exiles and exile.