Reading Migration and Culture: The World of East African Indian Literature

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Springer, Dec 14, 2012 - Literary Criticism - 245 pages
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This book uses the uniquely positioned culture of East African Asians to reflect upon the most vexing issues in postcolonial literary studies today. By examining the local histories and discourses that underpin East African Asian literature, it opens up and reflects upon issues of alienation, modernity, migration, diaspora, memory and nationalism.

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Dan Ojwang is Senior Lecturer of African Literature in the School of Literature and Language Studies at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. He has published widely on East African Asian writing. His interests include literary cultures of the Indian Ocean world and contemporary African fiction.