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Description - Alienhood by Katarzyna Marciniak

A timely and critical understanding of transnational culture. "Alien" has a double meaning in the United States, suggesting both "foreigner" and "extraterrestrial creature." In Alienhood, Katarzyna Marciniak explores this semantic duality. Interrogating the dominant images of aliens in American popular culture-and in legal, historical, linguistic, and literary discourses-Marciniak examines "alienhood" and the impact it has on the daily experiences of migrants, legal or illegal.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816645763
ISBN-10: 0816645760
Format: Hardback
Pages: 272
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Katarzyna Marciniak

Katarzyna Marciniak is associate professor of English at Ohio University.

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