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Literature of the Indian diaspora : theorizing the diasporic imaginary

Author: Vijay Mishra
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Series: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures, 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the work of key writers from across the globe, this significant contribution to diaspora theory constitutes a major study of the literature and other cultural texts of the Indian diaspora.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mishra, Vijay.
Literature of the Indian diaspora.
New York : Routledge, 2006
(DLC) 2006027017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vijay Mishra
ISBN: 0203932722 9780203932728
OCLC Number: 646755078
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 286 pages).
Contents: Prologue: 'That Time is Past'. Introduction: The Diasporic Imaginary --
1. The Girmit Ideology --
2. Indenture and Diaspora Poetics --
3. Traumatic Memory, Mourning and V.S. Naipaul --
4. Diaspora and the Multicultural State --
5. The Law of the Hyphen and the Post-Colonial Condition --
6. Diasporic Narratives of Salman Rushdie --
Epilogue: The Subaltern Speaks.
Series Title: Routledge research in postcolonial literatures, 16.
Responsibility: Vijay Mishra.

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