This relatively early survey of diasporic literature touches on the work of Indo-Fijian-Australian writers, Sudesh Mishra
and Satendra Nandan
, amongst many others. For Ramraj the key characteristic of diasporic writing is its display of an attachment to the 'homeland'. Towards the end of essay Ramraj attempts to define how the category of diasporic writing differs from its counterparts, 'immigrant writing or exile and expatriate writing'.