By Joy Mahabir,Mariam Pirbhai
This ebook is the 1st assortment on Indo-Caribbean women's writing and the 1st paintings to provide a sustained research of the literature from a number theoretical and demanding views, akin to ecocriticism, feminist, queer, post-colonial and Caribbean cultural theories. The essays not just lay the framework of an rising and turning out to be box, but in addition severely situate the world over acclaimed writers comparable to Shani Mootoo, Lakshmi Persaud and Ramabai Espinet inside this rising culture. Indo-Caribbean girls writers supply a clean new standpoint in Caribbean literature, be it of their specific representations of plantation heritage, anti-colonial events, diasporic identities, feminisms, ethnicity and race, or modern Caribbean societies and tradition. The ebook bargains a theoretical examining of the poetics, politics and cultural traditions that tell Indo-Caribbean women's writing, arguing that whereas ladies writers paintings with and during postcolonial and Caribbean cultural theories, additionally they reply to a particular set of impacts and realities particular to their positioning in the Indo-Caribbean neighborhood and the broader nationwide, nearby and international imaginary. participants stopover at the overlap among nationwide and transnational engagements in Indo-Caribbean women's literature, contemplating the writers' reaction to neighborhood or nationally particular contexts, and the writers' reaction to the diasporic and transnational modalities of Caribbean and Indo-Caribbean communities.
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Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures) by Joy Mahabir,Mariam Pirbhai