ISBN-10:
0791462013
ISBN-13:
9780791462010
Pub. Date:
09/02/2004
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Paradoxes of Postcolonial Culture: Contemporary Women Writers of the Indian and Afro-Italian Diaspora

Paradoxes of Postcolonial Culture: Contemporary Women Writers of the Indian and Afro-Italian Diaspora

by Sandra Ponzanesi

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ISBN-13: 9780791462010
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/02/2004
Series: SUNY series, Explorations in Postcolonial Studies Series
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sandra Ponzanesi is Assistant Professor and Research Fellow of Gender and Postcolonial Studies at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1 Touchstones

2 The Exuberance of Immigration: Bharati Mukherjee, Jasmine

3 The Shock of Arrival: Meena Alexander, Fault Lines

4 Alienation and Narration: Sara Suleri, Meatless Days

5 Floating Myths: Sunetra Gupta, Moonlight into Marzipan

6 A Short Story about the Italian Empire: From Fascist Propaganda to

Postcolonial Representations

7 Daughters of Empire: Métissage and Hyphenated Identities: Erminia dell'Oro and Maria Abbebù Viarengo

8 Living in Translation: Ribka Sibhatu, Aulò: Canto-Poesia dall'Eritrea

9 Voices in Pain: Once We Were Warriors: Sirad S. Hassan, Sette Gocce di Sangue

10 Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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