Writing The City In British Asian Diasporas

Author: Sean McLoughlin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317679660
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Providing an innovative analysis of South Asian communities and their multi-local identities in Britain today, this interdisciplinary book will be of interest to scholars of South Asian Studies, Migration, Ethnic and Diaspora Studies, as ...


Author: Professor Kim Knott
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.
ISBN: 1848138717
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Wide-ranging and interdisciplinary, this collection considers critical concepts shaping the field, such as migration, ethnicity, post-colonialism and cosmopolitanism.

Post 9 11 South Asian Diasporic Fiction

Author: P. Liao
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137297379
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According to Yasmin AlibhaiBrown in the Independent, Begg is a survivor, too,
who 'writes with the same authenticity and conveys horror [of Bush, Blair, and
their sordid politics] without hyperbole'. The third category, the New York novel,
includes Pete Hamill's Forever, Nicholas Rinaldi's BetweenTwoRivers, andFoer's
ExtremelyLoud and Incredibly Close.These novels unfold 'ambitionto encompass
the whole city and thus to project itsessence' (Versluys, '9/11' 69).Setin the post9/
11 ...

Postcolonial Manchester

Author: Robert Crawshaw
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 1526120011
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This book will be of interest to students and scholars working in the fields of contemporary literary and postcolonial studies, as well as general readers with an interest in Manchester.

South Asian Writers In Twentieth Century Britain

Author: Ruvani Ranasinha
Publisher: Clarendon Press
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At the same time, South Asian Anglophone Literature itself is often equated with '
Indian Writing in English': authors from other countries in the Indian subcontinent
are virtually ignored. ... A History of Black and Asian Writing in Britain 1700-2000
(Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2002), Sukhdev Sandhu, London Calling: How
Black and Asian Writers Imagined a City (London: HarperCollins, 2003), James
Proctor, Dwelling Places: Post-war Black British Writing (Manchester: Manchester
UP, ...

Contemporary Diasporic South Asian Women S Fiction

Author: Ruvani Ranasinha
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137403055
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This book is the first comparative analysis of a new generation of diasporic Anglophone South Asian women novelists including Kiran Desai, Tahmima Anam, Monica Ali, Kamila Shamsie and Jhumpa Lahiri from a feminist perspective.

Beyond Bollywood

Author: Jigna Desai
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415966849
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Beyond Bollywood is the first comprehensive look at the emergence, development, and significance of contemporary South Asian diasporic cinema.

Afrindian Fictions

Author: Pallavi Rastogi
ISBN: 9780814203194
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While Fainman-Frenkel also analyzes writers such as Dangor, Sam, Reddy,
Karodia, and Coovadia, and uses the Indian presence to think beyond racial
binaries, my focus is much more on diaspora and citizenship. ... see Susheila
Nasta's Home Truths: Fictions of the South Asian Diaspora in Britain (Hampshire:
Palgrave, 2002), Sukhdev Sandhu's London Calling: How Black and Asian
Writers Imagined a City (London: HarperCollins, 2003), Rajini Srikanth's The
World Next Door: ...

Nation And Migration

Author: Peter van der Veer
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812215373
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Peter van der Veer and the contributors to this volume explore the relationship between South Asian nationalism, migration, ethnicity, and the construction of religious identity.

Reconstructing Hybridity

Author: Joel Kuortti
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9042021411
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Performing British Hybridity: Fix Up and Fragile Land Valerie Kaneko Lucas
Abstract This article considers the negotiation of hybrid cultural identities by Black
Britons and British Asians in two plays: Fix Up by actor and writer Kwame Kwei-
Armah and Fragile Land by British Asian writer Tanika Gupta. Fix-Up discusses ...
nor Asian. Introduction A significant legacy from Britain's imperial past is its
remarkable ethnic diversity, notably in London and in major English cities such
as Liverpool, ...