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Bridges, borders and bodies : transgressive transculturality in contemporary South Asian diasporic women's novels / by Christine F. Vogt-William.

Author/Creator:
Vogt-William, Christine F., author.
Publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne, England : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (299 p.)
Subjects:
South Asian literature (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
South Asian diaspora in literature -- History.
English fiction -- South Asian authors -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
South Asian diasporas can be considered transcultural legacies of colonialism, while constituting transcultural forms of postcolonial reality in today's globalised world. The main focus of investigation here is South Asian women's fiction, where diverse forms of identity negotiation undertaken by the protagonists in a number of contemporary novels (from the 1990's to the early 2000's) are read as transgressions. The themes of early gendered experiences of South Asian indentured labour migration
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CONCLUSION; BIBLIOGRAPHY; NOTES
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 15, 2014).
ISBN:
1-4438-6843-4
OCLC:
892799117
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