Diasporic Dis(Locations) Indo-Caribbean Women Writers Negotiate the "Kala Pani" by Brinda J. Mehta

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  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Women Authors,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Caribbean islands,
  • Caribbean & Latin American

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Number of Pages269
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ISBN 109766401578
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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: University Press of the West Indies (Aug ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 Cited by: The book explores how cultural traditions and female modes of opposition to patriarchal control were transplanted from India and rearticulated in the Indo-Caribbean diaspora to determine whether the Diasporic Dis book of "cultural continuity" is, in fact, a postcolonial reality or a fictionalized myth.

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Today the term refers to people who are living outside of their ancestral homeland. Do you consider yourself part of a diaspora? If so, how does this shape the way you define yourself?Another articulation of the Indian labor diasporic poetics comes from Brind Mehta who writes on Kala Pani poetics, which centers a female Indo-Caribbean subjectivity, previously unimaginable as a subject position.

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