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Saclit : An Introduction to South - Asian - Canadian Literature
Saclit : An Introduction to South - Asian - Canadian Literature

Saclit : An Introduction to South - Asian - Canadian Literature

by Uma Parameswaran

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Language

English

Publisher

East West Books

ISBN

N/A - Year: 1996 - Pages: 296

Binding

Paperback

Uma Parameswaran
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Author: Uma Parameswaran
Publisher: East West Books
Year: 1996
Language: English
Pages: 296
ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A

Description

There has been a south-Asian presence in Canada for almost a century. Especially in the last thirty years, a large number of people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have immigrated into Canada either directly or indirectly via Britain and its erstwhile colonies – the Caribbean, Fiji, East Africa, etc.

Contents

Preface

Essays and Papers

Literature of the Indian Diaspora in Canada: An Overview

Scaling Walls: Linguistic and Cultural Barriers between Writer and Community

Metaphors for Racism with a Focus on South-Asian- Canadian Literature

Voice Appropriation and Cultural Misappropriation: New Facets in Canada’s Multiculturalism

India’s Street Theatre in Delhi and Montreal (co-author: Vasanti Ram)

Rana Bose and Montreal Serai

Teesri Duniya: Rahul Varma and the Indo-Canadian, Theatre of Protest

The Singing Metaphor: Poetry of Rienzi Crusz

Writing between the Lines of the Bible: Rina Singha’s Delineation of Four Biblical Women in Yeshu Katha

Some Notes on Balachandra Rajan

Fictive Strategies in Reshard Gool’s The Nemesis Casket: Canada’s Nemesis and/or Reader’s Basket Case

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