Lamia’a Ahmed Rasheed Noor Abdullah Khalaf


Diana Evans is a writer from mixed origins. Her multiracial family has provided her with the basic framework to write 26a. This research tackles issues of non-belonging and sense of restoration in the novel, which the characters feel after being dislocated and pushed to live in different locations or with different people. The notions of belongingness and diaspora have received considerable attention from literary and social scholars as different diasporic writers start to bring out their experiences and articulate their worldviews. The issues of cultural diversity, belonging and diaspora are found in Evans’ novel 26a. In this novel, the sense of home and feeling of belonging overwhelm the narrative as protagonists start to mix with more than one culture. According to their various origins. This study sheds light on the cultural diversity of the novel 26a and its impact on the identity and sense of belonging of the characters.


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Non-Belonging as a Psycho-Social Dilemma in Diana Evans’ 26a. (2023). Journal of Namibian Studies : History Politics Culture, 33, 445–457. https://doi.org/10.59670/jns.v33i.517

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