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Uprooting the Pumpkin : Selections from Tamil Literature in Sri Lanka (Paperback)

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The socio-political transformation of Sri Lanka that began in the 1970s, and continued for several decades thereafter, has been a major factor in shaping a literature that brought new and innovative forms of expression. This anthology brings together around forty poems, fifteen short stories, and one play in translation by eminent Sri Lankan literateurs, scholars, and translators dealing with Sri Lankan life at home and abroad spanning a period of sixty years. Voicing the agony, anxiety, and hardship of migration from different perspectives, this broadly representative collection is an important contribution to the study of exile literature.
Number of Pages: 236
Genre: Literary Collections
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 2016
TCIN: 51081875
UPC: 9780199464678
Item Number (DPCI): 248-15-2799

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