Diasporic women writers’ contributions represent a break through and have opened significant new perspectives in the history of Tamil literary tradition. Identity consciousness and the reality of detachment interact at various levels in their writings. While the writings have essentially complicated and questioned identities, they have also led to a dynamic rethinking on the issue of race, gender, ethnicity, colour, caste and sexuality.
Author: Selvy Thiruchandran
Price: SLR 450/ US $ 3.50