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The Resource Problematic Identities in Women's Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora

Problematic Identities in Women's Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora

Label
Problematic Identities in Women's Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora
Title
Problematic Identities in Women's Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Watkins' Problematic Identities examines nine novels by women writers of the Sri Lankan diaspora. Her study reveals identity in this fiction as notably gendered and expressed through resonant images of mourning, melancholia, and other forms of psychic disturbance
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Watkins, Alexandra
Dewey number
809.89287
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ4034.A7 .W384 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cross/cultures : readings in post/colonial literatures and cultures in English,
Series volume
Volume 180
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sri Lankan fiction (English)
  • Sri Lankans
  • Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English fiction
  • Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature
  • Sri Lankans
Label
Problematic Identities in Women's Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Problematic Identities in Women's Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1: Mimicry and Detection:Dismantling Identity in Michellede Kretser's The Hamilton Case; 2: In Fear of Monsters:Women's Identities and the Cultof Domesticity in British Ceylon; 3: Combatting Myths:Racial and Cultural Identityin Postcolonial Sri Lanka; 4: Chandani Lokugé and Yasmine Gooneratne: Deconstructing Postcolonial Tourism, Exoticism, and Colonial Simulacra; 5: Diasporic Identities:Inscriptions of Celebration and Psychic Trauma in Western Locations
  • 'Pretty Little Tales' of Substance: A ConclusionWorks Cited; Index
Control code
910815982
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004299276
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910815982
Label
Problematic Identities in Women's Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Problematic Identities in Women's Fiction of the Sri Lankan Diaspora; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1: Mimicry and Detection:Dismantling Identity in Michellede Kretser's The Hamilton Case; 2: In Fear of Monsters:Women's Identities and the Cultof Domesticity in British Ceylon; 3: Combatting Myths:Racial and Cultural Identityin Postcolonial Sri Lanka; 4: Chandani Lokugé and Yasmine Gooneratne: Deconstructing Postcolonial Tourism, Exoticism, and Colonial Simulacra; 5: Diasporic Identities:Inscriptions of Celebration and Psychic Trauma in Western Locations
  • 'Pretty Little Tales' of Substance: A ConclusionWorks Cited; Index
Control code
910815982
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004299276
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910815982

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