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The shapes of silence [electronic resource] : writing by women of colour and the politics of testimony / Proma Tagore.

By: Tagore, Proma, 1971-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xi, 185 p.).ISBN: 9780773576896 (electronic bk.); 0773576894 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Reportage literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Reportage literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism | Women in literature | Women and literature | Prose literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Prose literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism | Prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | �Ecrits de femmes -- Histoire et critique | Litt�erature de reportage -- Auteurs issus des minorit�es -- Histoire et critique | Femmes dans la litt�erature | Femmes et litt�erature | Prose -- Auteurs issus des minorit�es -- Histoire et critique | Prose -- 20e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | LITERARY CRITICISM -- Women AuthorsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shapes of silence.DDC classification: 809/.89287 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Silence, speech, voice, and the politics of testimony -- Witnessing as testimony: Toni Morrison's The bluest eye and Shani Mootoo's Cereus blooms at night -- Testimonial remembrance and historical narration: Louise Erdrich's Tracks and M.K. Indira's Phaniyamma -- Testimony, translation, and subalternity: Rashsundari Debi's Amar Jiban and Mahasweta Devi's Imaginary maps -- Witnessing, remembrance, and resistance: living and embodied archives.
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Silence, speech, voice, and the politics of testimony -- Witnessing as testimony: Toni Morrison's The bluest eye and Shani Mootoo's Cereus blooms at night -- Testimonial remembrance and historical narration: Louise Erdrich's Tracks and M.K. Indira's Phaniyamma -- Testimony, translation, and subalternity: Rashsundari Debi's Amar Jiban and Mahasweta Devi's Imaginary maps -- Witnessing, remembrance, and resistance: living and embodied archives.

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