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South Asian Atlantic Literature, 1970-2010

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The first major interpretation of recent South Asian diasporic writing in specifically transatlantic terms, this book is organised around four key themes: home and nation; travel and return; racial mixing; and food and eating.
Ruth Maxey offers readings of canonical and less well-known South Asian American and British Asian writers and texts and of key cinematic works. She explores the formal and thematic tendencies of the works, relating them to gender politics, the marketplace, and issues of literary value and historical change. The book engages with established debates, while intervening in new ways in transatlantic studies, postcolonial literary studies and Asian American cultural studies.
Ruth Maxey is a Lecturer in Modern American Literature at the University of Nottingham.

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Author(s):
Maxey, Ruth
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First edition 2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0748641882
ISBN-13:
9780748641888
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press

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The first major interpretation of recent South Asian diasporic writing in specifically transatlantic terms, this book is organised around four key themes: home and nation; travel and return; racial mixing; and food and eating.
Ruth Maxey offers readings of canonical and less well-known South Asian American and British Asian writers and texts and of key cinematic works. She explores the formal and thematic tendencies of the works, relating them to gender politics, the marketplace, and issues of literary value and historical change. The book engages with established debates, while intervening in new ways in transatlantic studies, postcolonial literary studies and Asian American cultural studies.
Ruth Maxey is a Lecturer in Modern American Literature at the University of Nottingham.

Author(s):
Maxey, Ruth
Condition:
As new
Edition:
First edition 2012
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0748641882
ISBN-13:
9780748641888
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press

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