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Reading Migration and Culture

The World of East African Indian Literature

Authors: Ojwang, Dan

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About this book

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.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Ojwang, Dan

    Pages 1-20

  • The Pleasures and Tribulations of Migration

    Ojwang, Dan

    Pages 21-45

  • Indian Ocean Travel and Belonging in Nanji Kalidas Mehta’s Dream Half-Expressed

    Ojwang, Dan

    Pages 46-63

  • Gastropolitics and Diasporic Self-Writing

    Ojwang, Dan

    Pages 64-84

  • Imaging Africa, Making “Asians”

    Ojwang, Dan

    Pages 85-103

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reading Migration and Culture
Book Subtitle
The World of East African Indian Literature
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26296-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137262967
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-26295-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44238-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 245
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