Critical Insights: American Writers in Exile
Humorist David Sedaris once said, "Living in a foreign country is one of those things that everyone should try at least once." For many American writers, living abroad has been a necessary task to finding the freedom, identity, and perspective that the United States has failed to offer. Writers profiled and analyzed in this volume include Henry James, Ezra Pound, James Baldwin, Richard Wright, and members of the "Lost Generation" such as Ernest Hemingway, Gertrude Stein, and T.S. Eliot.