15 / 2002
Janja Žitnik Serafin

Literary Returning and the Limits of National Literature

The notion literary returning comprises the process of at first gradual and later radically accelerated returning of Slovene emigrant literature to the source space in the last good two decades. The contribution deals with the question of the definition of national literature, which arises again and again in connection with the problem of inclusion of foreign-language emigrant literature into the source culture.