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Of play and longing: “holi songs of demerara”
24.03.16 01:52 as Festival - Gaiutra Bahadur

Today is Holi, the springtime festival known in the Caribbean as Phagwah (after the Bhojpuri month of "Phagun”). I thought I’d take the opportunity to highlight a rare text: the only known literary work by an indentured servant in the Anglophone Caribbean. I found a ...
  



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