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How are women strategically appropriated to express cultural difference?  24).  5.  115.  74–75). INTRODUCTION 29 South Asian women writers are judged? As Deepika Bahri notes, ‘the development of critical ways of reading is just as important as the use of writing to represent women; a particular representation may be misread as representative of an entire culture by consumers of “Third World fiction”’. Bahri reminds us that postcolonial feminism is integrally tied to the project of literary postcoloniality: a postcolonial feminist perspective requires one to read literary representations of women with attention both to the subject and to the medium of representation.

1975), Ameena Hussein, Sumathy Sivamohan and Madubashini Ratnayake. While space prevents a detailed discussion of all these writers, making comparisons where relevant brings the selected diasporic authors into a comparative framework with some of their resident South Asian counterparts. 76 At the same time, this book argues that certain variations in politics, tone, viewpoint and thematic content stem from differences in authorial location. Women writers based within the subcontinent often foreground gender oppression in the hidden lives of subcontinental women or gradations of caste and class within the urban middle class, or they confront parochial nationalism, sectarian destructiveness and neoimperial liberalism.

3. 67 Many transnational feminists identify the international division of labour—rather than cultural conflicts or transactions—as the most important defining feature of postcoloniality. 68 Probing these theoretical insights, the book shows how these writers offer new, transnational feminist perspectives on the interstices of the global and the postcolonial and on the relationship between postcolonial feminism and globalisation. Many of these new fictional texts can be situated within a postcolonial feminist paradigm, often characterised by a culture-specific focus on the gendered subject and on nation-state space.

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