By Joy Mahabir,Mariam Pirbhai

This booklet is the 1st assortment on Indo-Caribbean women's writing and the 1st paintings to provide a sustained research of the literature from more than a few theoretical and demanding views, resembling ecocriticism, feminist, queer, post-colonial and Caribbean cultural theories. The essays not just lay the framework of an rising and becoming box, but in addition severely situate the world over acclaimed writers resembling Shani Mootoo, Lakshmi Persaud and Ramabai Espinet inside of this rising culture. Indo-Caribbean ladies writers supply a clean new standpoint in Caribbean literature, be it of their special representations of plantation heritage, anti-colonial routine, diasporic identities, feminisms, ethnicity and race, or modern Caribbean societies and tradition. The publication deals a theoretical analyzing of the poetics, politics and cultural traditions that tell Indo-Caribbean women's writing, arguing that whereas ladies writers paintings with and during postcolonial and Caribbean cultural theories, in addition they reply to a particular set of impacts and realities particular to their positioning in the Indo-Caribbean group and the broader nationwide, neighborhood and international imaginary. individuals stopover at the overlap among nationwide and transnational engagements in Indo-Caribbean women's literature, contemplating the writers' reaction to neighborhood or nationally particular contexts, and the writers' reaction to the diasporic and transnational modalities of Caribbean and Indo-Caribbean communities.

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