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The Resource Mythologies of migration, vocabularies of indenture : novels of the South Asian diaspora in Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific, Mariam Pirbhai

Mythologies of migration, vocabularies of indenture : novels of the South Asian diaspora in Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific, Mariam Pirbhai

Label
Mythologies of migration, vocabularies of indenture : novels of the South Asian diaspora in Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific
Title
Mythologies of migration, vocabularies of indenture
Title remainder
novels of the South Asian diaspora in Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific
Statement of responsibility
Mariam Pirbhai
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pirbhai uses the critical paradigm of 'indenture history' to examine the local literary and cultural histories that have influenced and shaped the development of novel-length fiction by writers of the South Asian diaspora in national contexts as diverse as Mauritius, South Africa, Guyana, and Fiji
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
QE2
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pirbhai, Mariam
Dewey number
823/.914093553
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9080.5
LC item number
.P57 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Servants in literature
  • South Asian diaspora in literature
  • South Asians in literature
  • Indentured servants
  • Great Britain
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • British colonies
  • English fiction
  • Household employees in literature
  • Indentured servants
  • Literature
  • South Asian diaspora in literature
  • South Asians in literature
  • South Asia
Label
Mythologies of migration, vocabularies of indenture : novels of the South Asian diaspora in Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific, Mariam Pirbhai
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-247) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1: The South Asian Diaspora. Multiple voices of indenture history: an introduction ; New approaches to an old Diaspora: theorizing texts and contexts -- pt. 2: Africa. The indenture narrative of Mauritius: Deepchand Beeharry's That others might live ; "Passenger Indians" and disposed citizens in Uganda and South Africa: Peter Nazareth's In a brown mantle and Farida Karodia's Daughters of the twilight -- pt. 3: The Caribbean. New configurations of identity for the Indo-Guyanese "this time generation": Rooplall Monar's Janjhat and Narmala Shewcharan's Tomorrow is another day ; Indo-Trinidadian fictions of community within the metanarratives of "faith": Lakshmi Persaud's Butterfly in the wind and Sharlow Mohammed's The elect -- part 4: Asia-Pacific. The politics of (the English) language in Malaysia and Singapore: K.S. Maniam's The return and Gopal Baratham's A candle or the sun ; From the Ganges to South Seas: Fiji as "fatal paradise" in Satendra Nandan's The wounded sea
Control code
707712959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442697805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5226x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)707712959
Label
Mythologies of migration, vocabularies of indenture : novels of the South Asian diaspora in Africa, the Caribbean, and Asia-Pacific, Mariam Pirbhai
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-247) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1: The South Asian Diaspora. Multiple voices of indenture history: an introduction ; New approaches to an old Diaspora: theorizing texts and contexts -- pt. 2: Africa. The indenture narrative of Mauritius: Deepchand Beeharry's That others might live ; "Passenger Indians" and disposed citizens in Uganda and South Africa: Peter Nazareth's In a brown mantle and Farida Karodia's Daughters of the twilight -- pt. 3: The Caribbean. New configurations of identity for the Indo-Guyanese "this time generation": Rooplall Monar's Janjhat and Narmala Shewcharan's Tomorrow is another day ; Indo-Trinidadian fictions of community within the metanarratives of "faith": Lakshmi Persaud's Butterfly in the wind and Sharlow Mohammed's The elect -- part 4: Asia-Pacific. The politics of (the English) language in Malaysia and Singapore: K.S. Maniam's The return and Gopal Baratham's A candle or the sun ; From the Ganges to South Seas: Fiji as "fatal paradise" in Satendra Nandan's The wounded sea
Control code
707712959
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442697805
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5226x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)707712959

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