Indo-Guyanese Women Poets


Boyce-Davies, Carole. “Occupying the Terrain: Reengaging "beyond Miranda's Meanings: Un/silencing the 'demonic Ground' of Caliban's Woman.”” American Quarterly. 70.4 (2018): 837-845. 

Bragad, Véronique. Transoceanic Dialogues: Coolitude in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Literatures. Brussels: P.I.E Peter Lang, 2008. 

Brereton, Bridget. Social Life in the Caribbean 1838-1938. Oxford: Heinemann, 1985. 

Brereton, Bridget M. and Colin Graham Clarke. “West Indies.” Encyclopedia Britannica, inc. Accessed June 21st, 2020. 

Chandra, Sapana. “Kitchari.” Real and Vibrant, last modified April 17th, 2020.

Das, Mahadai. A Leaf in His Ear. Leeds, England: Peepal Press, 2010.

Doshi, Archana. “Tomato Garlic Chutney Recipe.” Archana’s Kitchen, February 23rd, 2016.

Gramaglia, Letizia and Joseph Jackson. “The Broad Breast of Land: Indo-Caribbean Ecofeminism and Mahadai Das.” In Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature, edited by Joy A. Mahabir and Marian Pirbhai, 121-137. New York: Routledge, 2013. 

Gulmahad, Hanif. Stories and Poems by a Guyanese Village Boy. Xlibris Corporation, 2009. 

Hergash, Harry. “The Protectors of the Rights of the Indians under Indentureship in British Guiana,” Guyanese Online, May 6th, 2019.

Hosein, Gabrielle Jamela. “Introduction: Interrogating an Indo-Caribbean Feminist Epistemology.” In Indo-Caribbean Feminist Thought: Genealogies, Theories, and Enactments, edited by Gabrielle Jamela Hosein and Lisa Outar, 1-9. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 

“Kanyadaan | Indian Wedding Ceremony.” Lin and Jirsa. Accessed June 21st , 2020.

Kaseram, Romeo. “Singh proud of Indo-Guyanese Heritage.” Indo Caribbean World, July 3rd, 2019.

Klein, Alison. Anglophone Literature of Caribbean Indenture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Kumar, Shankar. “Significance Of Sindoor, Choora And Mangalsutra In A Hindu Wedding Ceremony.” Medium, February 14th, 2020.

Linda. “Dhal Curry.” Roti and Rice, September 20th, 2010.

Lorde, Audre. “Poetry is Not a Luxury.” In Sister Outsider, 36-39. Crossing Press, 2007.

Mahabir, Joy A. “The Kala Pani Imaginary: A Survey of Indo-Caribbean Women’s Poetry.” In Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature, edited by Joy A. Mahabir and Marian Pirbhai, 141-161. New York: Routledge, 2013.

Mangru, Basdeo. “There should be a memorial in Guyana to Immigration Agent-General James Crosby.” Stabroek News, May 19th, 2013.

Mehta, Brinda. Diaspora (Dis)Locations: Indo-Caribbean Women Writers Negotiate the Kala Pani. Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press, 2004.

Mohabir, Rajiv. “Caribbean vocabularies of Coolitude: Guyana Mahadai Das's 'They Came In Ships.”” Jacket 2, October 30, 2017.

Mohabir, Rajiv. “Mini-Syllabus: Poetry Of the Caribbean Coolie Diaspora” Entropy Magazine, April 17th, 2017.

Narain, Denise deCaires. Contemporary Caribbean Women’s Poetry: Making Style. Routledge, 2003. 

Pande, Amba, ed., Indentured and Post-Indentured Experiences of Women in the Indian Diaspora. Springer Nature: 2020. 

Perry, John Allen. “A History of the East Indian Indentured Plantation Worker in Trinidad, 1845-1917.” PhD diss., (Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College), 1969. 

Poynting, Jeremy. “East Indian Women in the Caribbean: Experience: Experience, Image, and Voice.” Journal of South Asian Literature, 21.2 (Winter, Spring 1986): 133-180. 

Reddock, Rhoda. “Contestations Over Culture, Class, Gender And Identity In Trinidad And Tobago: ‘The Little Tradition.’” Caribbean Quarterly,  44.1/2 (1998): 62-80. 

Rishma. “Indo-Caribbean Hindu Wedding.” Reshirish, October 21st, 2019.

Searwar, Lloyd, ed.. They Came in Ships: An Anthology of Indo-Guyanese Prose and Poetry. Leeds, England: Peepal Tree, 1996.

Singh, Sharleen. “Colonization, Displacement and the Indo-Caribbean Identity: A Poem.” Brown Girl Magazine, March 13th, 2018.

Sparer, Joyce L.  “Attitudes towards 'Race' in Guyanese Literature,” Caribbean Studies, 8.2 (1968) 23-63. 

Surujnath, Natalia. “Defining One’s Indo-Caribbean Heritage through Poetry.” Brown Girl Magazine, May 27th, 2020.

Swasthi. “Jhal muri recipe | How to make Jhal muri.” Swasthi’s Recipes, August 23rd, 2019.

The National Archives. “Indian indentured labourers.” Accessed June 21st, 2020.

Westmaas, Nigel. “1968 and the Social and Political Foundations and Impact of the “New Politics” in Guyana.” Caribbean Studies, 37.4 (2000): 105-132.

Willis, Deborah, Ellyn Toscano and Kalia Brooks Nelson, eds. Women and Migration: Responses in Art and History. Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2019. 

“Women in History: Rajkumari Singh, Guyanese Cultural Heroine.” Guyanese Girls Rock, March 2nd, 2015.

Wynter, Sylvia. “From "Beyond Miranda's Meanings: Un/silencing the "demonic Ground" of Caliban's "Woman.”” Post-colonial Theory and English Literature. (1999): 93-98. 

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