Susan Bassnett ponders whether rootlessness is a blessing or a curse

Susan Bassnett

Susan Bassnett

Responding to the question:

“Do you consider rootlessness to be a blessing or a curse?”

Susan Bassnett, the UK academic who is a Consulting Editor for Interlitq, responds:

“When I came to England in my teens I felt foreign and unhappy. I couldn’t wait to leave. But after a few years teaching in Italy, I felt I did not belong there either.”

Read Susan Bassnett’s full interview in Interlitq‘s forthcoming “Groves of Academe 1” feature.




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