World literature

Beyond Windrush: Rethinking Postwar Anglophone Caribbean Literature

C. L. R. James and Creolization: Circles of Influence

C. L. R. James on the 'Negro Question'

C. L. R. James: A Critical Introduction

Canadian Women Writing Fiction

The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev, Volume II

The Complete Folktales of A. N. Afanas'ev: Volume I

Connecting Histories: Francophone Caribbean Writers Interrogating Their Past

Conversations with Chinua Achebe

Conversations with Colum McCann

Conversations with Derek Walcott

Conversations with E. L. Doctorow

Conversations with Gabriel García Márquez

Conversations with Ian McEwan

Conversations with John Fowles

Conversations with John le Carré

Conversations with Julian Barnes

Conversations with Kazuo Ishiguro

Conversations with Kingsley Amis

Conversations with Nadine Gordimer

Conversations with Robert Graves

Conversations with Robertson Davies

Conversations with Salman Rushdie

Conversations with V. S. Naipaul

Conversations with Vladimir Nabokov

Conversations with Wole Soyinka

Creolization as Cultural Creativity

Direct Democracy: Collective Power, the Swarm, and the Literatures of the Americas

Fourteen on Form: Conversations with Poets

Haiti and the Americas

History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Interviews with Edward W. Said

Interviews with Writers of the Post-Colonial World

Jorge Luis Borges: Conversations

Minty Alley

Moving Pictures, Migrating Identities

The Other World of Richard Wright: Perspectives on His Haiku

Ousmane Sembène: Interviews

Patrick Chamoiseau: A Critical Introduction

Perspectives on Wole Soyinka: Freedom and Complexity

Postcolonial Cultures

Postcolonial Literature and the Biblical Call for Justice

Postcolonial Theory and the United States: Race, Ethnicity, and Literature

The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

World War I and the Cultures of Modernity

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Diwali: Hindu Festival of Lights

The following is an excerpt from A YEAR IN MISSISSIPPI edited by Charline R. McCord and Judy H. Tucker Diwali: Hindu Festival of Lights Seetha Srinivasan In November 2003 President George W. Bush inaugurated the tradition of marking at the White House Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, with the aim of respecting the faiths of all U.S. citizens while also acknowledging the

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