Author: Uma ParameswaranPublisher: East West BooksYear: 1996Language: EnglishPages: 296ISBN/UPC (if available): N/A
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.
PrefaceEssays and PapersLiterature of the Indian Diaspora in Canada: An OverviewScaling Walls: Linguistic and Cultural Barriers between Writer and CommunityMetaphors for Racism with a Focus on South-Asian- Canadian LiteratureVoice Appropriation and Cultural Misappropriation: New Facets in Canada’s MulticulturalismIndia’s Street Theatre in Delhi and Montreal (co-author: Vasanti Ram)Rana Bose and Montreal SeraiTeesri Duniya: Rahul Varma and the Indo-Canadian, Theatre of ProtestThe Singing Metaphor: Poetry of Rienzi CruszWriting between the Lines of the Bible: Rina Singha’s Delineation of Four Biblical Women in Yeshu KathaSome Notes on Balachandra RajanFictive Strategies in Reshard Gool’s The Nemesis Casket: Canada’s Nemesis and/or Reader’s Basket CaseREVIEWSBharati MukherjeeDarknessJasmineThe Middleman and Other StoriesClark Blaise and Bharati MukherjeeDays and Nights in CalcuttaM.G. VassanjiThe Gunny SackUhuru StreetHimani Bannerji, Linda Carty, Kari Delhi, Susan Heald, Kate McKennaUnsettling Relations: The University as a Site of Feminist StrugglesArun MukherjeeTowards an Aesthetic of Opposition: Essays on Literature, Criticism, and Cultural ImperialismVijay Mishra (ed.)Rama’s Banishment: A Centenary Tribute to the Fiji-IndiansSubramani (ed.)The Indo-Fijian ExperienceKamala MarkandayaPleasure City/ShalimarRELATED ESSAYS AND REVIEWSWe-They Paradigm in Rushdie’sThe Satanic VersesAnjana Appachana: IncantationsBennett Lee and Jim Wong-Chu (ed.)Many-mouthed Birds: Contemporary Writing by Chinese-CanadiansFinding the Epic Centre: Shashi Tharoor’s The Great Indian NovelGita Mehta: A River SutraSinging to the Feet of the Lord: On A.K. Ramanujan’s Translations from Nammalvar’s Poetry (co-author: M.R. Parameswaran)