By John McLeod
whereas acknowledging the sobering inequalities which engender transcultural adoptions and the lasting disappointed of sundered family members, while John McLeod considers the transfigurative and inventive propensity of imagining transcultural adoption as appreciably calling into query rules of biogenetic attachment, racial family tree, cultural id and normative family-making. How could the obstacle of 'being followed' transculturally allow the transformative business enterprise of 'adoptive being' for all? Exploring works by way of Andrea Levy, Barbara Kingsolver, Toni Morrison, Sebastian Barry, Caryl Phillips, Jackie Kay and several other others, Life traces makes a groundbreaking intervention in such fields as transcultural experiences, postcolonial proposal, and adoption conception and practice.
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Life Lines: Writing Transcultural Adoption (New Horizons in Contemporary Writing) by John McLeod