TITLE

Sri Lanka's `ethnic' conflict in its literature in English

AUTHOR(S)
Goonetilleke, D.C.R.A.
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
World Literature Today;Summer92, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p450
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Studies the portrayal of ethnic tension and conflict in Sri Lanka by a cross section of literature in English. James Goonewardene's `Sow a Storm'; Tendency of writers to avoid portraying any direct confrontation between Sinhalese and Tamil characters; Richard de Zoysa's `Apocalypse Now'; Escalation of strife in July 1983; Jean Arasanayagam's `Nallur 1982'; Maureen Seneviratne's `Mirage.'
ACCESSION #
9610180550

 

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