• Commiment in Diasporic Literature
    VARIOUS RESPONSES TO COMMITMENT IN DIASPORIC LITERATURE Commitment stands at the opposite pole from compromise. The modern concept of committed literature emerged from the conflict of 20th century ideologies that have reflected the deep social changes of our times - the domination of Nazism and Communism...
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  • Postcolonial Titerature
    Postcolonial literature is a body of literary writings that reacts to the discourse of colonization. Post-colonial literature often involves writings that deal with issues of de- colonization or the political and cultural independence of people formerly captured by colonial rule. It is also...
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  • Postcolonial literature
    1. What is “postcolonial literature”? Postcolonial literature, a category devised to replace and expand upon what was once called Commonwealth Literature. As a label, it thus covers a very wide range of writings from countries that were once colonies or dependencies of the European powers. There has...
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  • Diaspora Literature Essay
    Diaspora Literature - A Testimony of Realism By Shaleen Singh Diaspora Literature involves an idea of a homeland, a place from where the displacement occurs and narratives of harsh journeys undertaken on account of economic compulsions. Basically Diaspora is a minority community living in exile. The...
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  • Deconstructive Reading, Reasoning Under the Postcolonial Observation in “Imaginary Homelands”
    terminologies: a) Essay b) Prose, as a narrative style c) Criticism d) Diaspora e) Racism f) Casteism g) Deconstruction/Subversion h) Landlessness i) Rootlessness j) Homesickness k) Subaltern l) Colonialism, Post-Colonialism and Postcolonialism m) Deconstruction and supplementarity 3. Association...
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  • Stuart Hall Culture Identity and Diaspora
    Cultural Identity and Diaspora STUART HALL A new cinema of the Caribbean is emerging, joining the company of the other 'Third Cinemas'. It is related to, but different from the vibrant film and other forms of visual representation of the Afro-Caribbean (and Asian) 'blacks' of the diasporas of the West...
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  • AFFRICAN HISTOGRAPHY
    thoughts and imaginations parse but it is related and sometimes overlaps all of them. AFRICA DIASPORA The word “Diaspora” is used to describe communities living their original homes, the African Diaspora has been used to refer to the study and account of series of reactions, to the imposition of the...
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  • Conceptualization of Culture and Language in Post Colonial Literature
    CONCEPTUALIZING CULTURALHYBRIDITY, LANGUAGE AND NATIONAL IDENTITY IN POST COLONIAL LITERATURE: Hybridity, Culture and Language are the major issues in the post colonial theory. My assignment will deal with these three factors in terms of colonial perspectives. The post colonialism mainly explores the ideas such as...
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  • Diasporic Concerns in Jhumpa Lahiri's Works
    Introduction The word ‘Diaspora’ is derived from the Greek word ‘sperio’ which means to sow, to scatter and the preposition ‘dea’ means over. The term was first used in the context of the experiences and predicament of the Jews who were rendered homeless after the Babylonian conquests. The...
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  • Sexual Diaspora in Caribbean Culture
    Matthew Christensen English 6383 27 April 2014 Sexual Diaspora in Caribbean Culture It has been over fifty years since Jamaica gained its independence from the United Kingdom, a momentous occasion for all Jamaicans whose cultural identity was sequestered by the imposition of Western colonization...
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  • The in Between World of M G Vassanji -Abhimji
    English and Modern European Languages, University of Allahabad, Allahabad. Topic of research- “The Enigma of Identity in the Novels of M. G. Vassanji” Area of Interest- Diasporic Literature Published two papers in journals and one is accepted to be published in an edited book. Read papers, one in...
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  • Issues of heritage in post-colonial lusophone world
    Discuss the issues of heritage and culture in the Lusophone post-colonial world, referring to at least two of the following: Cape Verde, Goa, Macau, East Timor. Within the Lusophone post-colonial world the Portuguese have left their mark on both heritage and culture, be it significant or unsubstantial...
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  • Stuart Hall's Cultural Identity and Diaspora
    Richard L. W. Clarke LITS3304 Notes 12B 1 STUART HALL “CULTURAL IDENTITY AND DIASPORA” (1993) Hall, Stuart. “Cultural Identity and Diaspora.” Colonial Discourse and Post-colonial Theory: a Reader. Ed. Patrick Williams and Chrisman. London: Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1994. 392-401. In this essay, Hall...
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  • Turning Tides
    Filipino American Literature in the Time of Diaspora The critic Brent Hayes Edwards writes that the word diaspora has its origins with the dispersal of Jewish communities during the Hellenic period. Diaspora refers to the scattering or banishment of a people and is associated "with a sense...
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  • Water
    Abstract: This thesis examines Deepa Mehta’s trilogy—Water, Earth, Fire—and the trilogy’s exploration and contestation of colonial, anti-colonial nationalist, and religious ideologies as intersecting with patriarchal norms to enact symbolic and actual violence on the bodies of women. I argue that Mehta’s...
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  • Identity Development and Cultural Production in the Chinese Diaspora to the United States, 1850–2004: New Perspectives
    Ethnicity Vol. 9, No. 3, October 2008, 201–218 Identity development and cultural production in the Chinese diaspora to the United States, 1850–2004: new perspectives David Pendery* Department of English, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan Diaspora studies have grown in importance in the modern...
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  • British Literature
    The Contemporary Literature The ending of World War II did not bring with it stability. The world that moved into the atomic age with the bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 with the atomic bomb the world was on a knife edge. The world could end at any moment. This threat hung around the world...
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  • Englsih
    departed imperialists is simply too much for some folks to bear.” And Amit Chaudhury replied to that statement in his book Picador Book of Modern Indian Literature, “Can it be true that Indian writing, that endlessly rich, complex and problematic entity, is to be represented by a handful of writers who write...
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  • Some Thoughts
    187 MEDIA, DIASPORA AND GENDER IDENTITY IN NATIONALISTIC SPACES: NEGOTIATING GENDER IN DIASPORIC CULTURAL AND LITERARY SPACES. Baby Pushpa Sinha* Lalan Kishore Singh** This paper endeavors to study gender identity in the framework of the ideology of nationalism and its projections in media and literary...
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  • Tibetan Diaspora
    TibeaMALS 346 Diasporas and Migrations Final Paper Professor Klaus J. Milich and Professor Regine Rosenthal Zhiying Shen Tibetan Diaspora: De-westernized Constructions of Tibetan Identity, Culture, and Homeland Introduction Orientalism and post-modernism have profound impact on Westerners’...
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