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Rainbow colors : literary ethno-topographies of Mauritius

Author: Srilata Ravi
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2007.
Series: After the empire.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The narratives under consideration in Rainbow Colors depict Mauritius's history of competing colonial forces, describe its intimate social geography of free and forced migrations, and portray the anxieties of mixed race persons and cultures in postcolonies. This study argues that there is no single grand narrative of cultural hybridity and ethnic pluralism in Mauritius."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ravi, Srilata, 1960-
Rainbow colors.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2007
(OCoLC)608407949
Named Person: Ananda Devi; Loys Masson; Carl de Souza; Marie-Thérèse Humbert; Marcelle Lagesse; J M G Le Clézio
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Srilata Ravi
ISBN: 9780739121375 0739121375
OCLC Number: 166255070
Description: viii, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Coloring the Rainbow: An Introduction 1 --
2 "Coolie Heroism": Nationalism, Postnationalism and the Romance of Indenture Immigration 19 --
3 Walking on Fire: Religion, Gender and Identity in Ananda Devi's Le voile de Draupadi 47 --
4 Ambivalently Abnormal: Metis as Racial Grotesque in Loys Masson's L'etoile et la clef and Carl de Souza's Le sang de l'Anglais 63 --
5 Colors of Shame: Metissage and Desire in Marie-Therese Humbert's A l'autre bout de moi 85 --
6 Remembering to Forget: War and Domesticity in Marcelle Lagesse's Le vingt floreal au matin 103 --
7 Drifting Pauls and Wandering Virginies: French Creole Identities in Jean-Marie Le Clezio's La quarantaine 125 --
8 Trodden Rainbow: Toward an Ethics of Reading Violence in Ananda Devi's Moi, l'interdite 145.
Series Title: After the empire.
Responsibility: Srilata Ravi.
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"The narratives under consideration in Rainbow Colors depict Mauritius's history of competing colonial forces, describe its intimate social geography of free and forced migrations, and portray the anxieties of mixed race persons and cultures in postcolonies. This study argues that there is no single grand narrative of cultural hybridity and ethnic pluralism in Mauritius."--Jacket.

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Her study, a literary ethno-topography, investigates the complex relations between ethnicity, identity, and nation on the island. -- Maria G. Traub, Neumann College (PA) * The French Review, October Read more...

 
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