Saclit : An Introduction to South - Asian - Canadian Literature

Saclit : An Introduction to South - Asian - Canadian Literature

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Author: Uma Parameswaran
Publisher: East West Books
Year: 1996
Language: English
Pages: 296
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186852107


There has been a south-Asian presence in Canada for almost a century. Especially in the last thirty years, a large number of people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have immigrated into Canada either directly or indirectly via Britain and its erstwhile colonies – the Caribbean, Fiji, East Africa, etc.



Essays and Papers

Literature of the Indian Diaspora in Canada: An Overview

Scaling Walls: Linguistic and Cultural Barriers between Writer and Community

Metaphors for Racism with a Focus on South-Asian- Canadian Literature

Voice Appropriation and Cultural Misappropriation: New Facets in Canada’s Multiculturalism

India’s Street Theatre in Delhi and Montreal (co-author: Vasanti Ram)

Rana Bose and Montreal Serai

Teesri Duniya: Rahul Varma and the Indo-Canadian, Theatre of Protest

The Singing Metaphor: Poetry of Rienzi Crusz

Writing between the Lines of the Bible: Rina Singha’s Delineation of Four Biblical Women in Yeshu Katha

Some Notes on Balachandra Rajan

Fictive Strategies in Reshard Gool’s The Nemesis Casket: Canada’s Nemesis and/or Reader’s Basket Case


Bharati Mukherjee
The Middleman and Other Stories

Clark Blaise and Bharati Mukherjee
Days and Nights in Calcutta

M.G. Vassanji
The Gunny Sack
Uhuru Street

Himani Bannerji, Linda Carty, Kari Delhi, Susan Heald, Kate McKenna
Unsettling Relations: The University as a Site of Feminist Struggles

Arun Mukherjee
Towards an Aesthetic of Opposition: Essays on Literature, Criticism, and Cultural Imperialism

Vijay Mishra (ed.)
Rama’s Banishment: A Centenary Tribute to the Fiji-Indians

Subramani (ed.)
The Indo-Fijian Experience

Kamala Markandaya
Pleasure City/Shalimar


We-They Paradigm in Rushdie’s
The Satanic Verses

Anjana Appachana: Incantations

Bennett Lee and Jim Wong-Chu (ed.)
Many-mouthed Birds:
Contemporary Writing by Chinese-Canadians

Finding the Epic Centre: Shashi Tharoor’s
The Great Indian Novel

Gita Mehta: A River Sutra

Singing to the Feet of the Lord: On A.K. Ramanujan’s Translations from Nammalvar’s Poetry (co-author: M.R. Parameswaran)