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

Front Cover
Springer, Dec 14, 2012 - Literary Criticism - 245 pages
0 Reviews
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.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Acknowledgements
The PleasuresandTribulations of Migration
Gastropoliticsand Diasporic SelfWriting
Imaging AfricaMaking Asians
Gender Sexuality and Community
Miscegenation andCulture
Memory Metafiction and Modernity
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

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.