Table of contents for Paradoxes of postcolonial culture : contemporary women writers of the Indian and Afro-Italian diaspora / Sandra Ponzanesi.

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1 Touchstones                                                               1

2 The Exuberance of Immigration: Bharati Mukherjee, Jasmine                31

3 The Shock of Arrival: MeenaAlexander, Fault Lines                        51

4  Alienation and Narration: Sara Suleri, Meatless Days                    65

5 Floating Myths: Sunetra Gupta, Moonlight into Marzipan                   93

6 A Short Story about the Italian Empire: From Fascist Propaganda to
   Postcolonial Representations                                           105

7 Daughters of Empire: Metissage and Hyphenated Identities:
   Erminia dell'Oro and Maria Abbebh Viarengo                             143

8  Living in Translation: Ribka Sibhatu, Aulo: Canto-Poesia dall'Eritrea  167

9 Voices in Pain: Once We Were Warriors: Sirad S. Hassan, Sette
    Gocce di Sangue                                                       185

10 Conclusion                                                             207

    Notes                                                                 215

    Bibliography                                                          235

    Index                                                                 259


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Indic literature (English) Women authors History and criticism, American literature South Asian American authors History and criticism, English literature South Asian authors History and criticism, Italian literature Women authors History and criticism, East Indian American women Intellectual life, Immigrants' writings History and criticism, East Indians England Intellectual life, Emigration and immigration in literature, Africans Italy Intellectual life, East Indian Americans in literature, Postcolonialism in literature, South Asians in literature, Women and literature