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Coolitude: An Anthology of the Indian Labour Diaspora
     

Coolitude: An Anthology of the Indian Labour Diaspora

by Marina Carter, Khal Torabully
 

ISBN-10: 1843310066

ISBN-13: 9781843310068

Pub. Date: 07/01/2002

Publisher: Anthem Press

Coolitude is both an intellectual interpretation of and a poetic and artistic immersion into the world of the vanished coolie. This collection of previously unpublished texts, poems and sketches captures the essence of the Indian plantation experience and deconstructs traditional depictions of the status of the coolie in the British Empire.

Overview

Coolitude is both an intellectual interpretation of and a poetic and artistic immersion into the world of the vanished coolie. This collection of previously unpublished texts, poems and sketches captures the essence of the Indian plantation experience and deconstructs traditional depictions of the status of the coolie in the British Empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843310068
Publisher:
Anthem Press
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Series:
Anthem Southeast Asian Studies
Edition description:
First Edition, 1
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; The Coolie Odyssey: A Voyage In Time and Space; Thrice Victimised: Casting The Coolie; Surviving Indenture; Reclaiming The 'Other': Diaspora Indians And The Coolie Heritage; Some Theoretical Premises of Coolitude; Conclusion: Revoicing the Coolie; Poetic and Critical Texts of Coolitude; Notes; Bibliography

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