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Title Diaspora poetics and homing in South Asian women's writing : beyond Trishanku / edited by Shilpa Daithota Bhat
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
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Contents Realizing trishanku. Representation & memorialization of the experiences of Indian labour migrants / Marina Carter; Uprooted and dispossessed: an ecocritical feminist reading of Farida Karodia's other secrets / María Jesús Cabarcos Traseira -- Pursuing the Indo-Caribbean diaspora through Ramabai Espinet's The swinging bridge / Maria Alonso Alonso -- Configuring home. "There's no place like home": travel as erasure in three, turn-of-the-century narratives / Gurbir Singh Jolly; A passage from India: the darkly funny in Meera Syal's Anita and me / Setara Pracha ; Relocating home and diasporising the South Asian queer / Shuhita Bhattacharjee ; Negotiating home and homeland through women's life-writing / Sam Naidu -- Exploring hostlands. Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine and the romance of the refugee governess / Reshmi J. Hebbar; Exploring race in the poetry of Vandana Khanna / Pireeni Sundaralingam and Dilruba Ahmed / Mitali P. Wong; Corporeality and search for home in Bharati Mukherjee's fiction / -- Izabella Kimak -- Epilogue, short story "Abbey and me" / Vanita Seth
Summary "This book looks at women writers from the South Asian region who negotiate Home from the vantage point of in-between space--defined through the mythical concept of Trishanku and the frameworks of migration, historical consciousness, colonialism, interracial experiences, fragmented memories, nostalgia, and hyphenated identities" -- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Home in literature.
South Asian diaspora in literature.
South Asian literature (English) -- History and criticism
South Asian literature -- History and criticism
South Asian literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Women in literature.
Home in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
South Asian diaspora in literature.
South Asian literature (English)
South Asian literature.
Women in literature.
South Asia -- In literature
South Asia.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bhat, Shilpa Daithota, editor.
LC no. 2018012161
ISBN 1498577636