10 DIFFERENCE AND CONVENTION: BAKHTIN AND THE PRACTICE OF TRAVEL LITERATURE
Every voyage can be said to involve a re-siting of boundaries. The traveling self is here both the self that moves physically from one place to another, following “public routes and beaten tracks” within a mapped movement, and the self that embarks on an undetermined journeying practice, having constantly to negotiate between home and abroad, native culture and adopted culture, or more creatively speaking, between a here, a there, and an elsewhere.
Trinh T. Minh-ha
[I]n the most heteroglot eras, when the collision and interaction of languages is especially intense and powerful, when heteroglossia washes over literary language from all sides […] aspects ...