Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Mena Abdullah's Untranslatable Diasporic Identity
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Paul Sharrad reads Mena Abdullah's collection of short stories Time of the Peacock, noting that although the stories, published in book-form in 1965, are 'not stridently oppositional,' neither are they 'passively consenting to assimilation' (254). They offer, Sharrad argues, productive sites for engagement with issues of community, identity, and diaspora.

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    y The Literature of Indian Diaspora : Essays in Criticism A. L. McLeod (editor), New Delhi : Sterling Publishers , 2000 Z1357865 2000 anthology criticism This publication comprises papers originally delivered at a conference held at the Institute for Commonwealth and American Studies and English Language in Mysore in 1998. New Delhi : Sterling Publishers , 2000 pg. 252-261
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