Letter from Bama Faustina – Letter

Series nameLakshmi Holmström: 1990s

Handwritten letter from Bama to Holmström, dated 03-08-1998.Bama is clarifying Holmström’s questions regarding translation of her work. From Kancheepuram. Double-sided. 6 pages.

Date of Creation / Publication3 August 1998
Associated Person/ OrganisationLakshmi Holmström
LocationKancheepuram, India
Collection and Reference NumberLakshmi Holmström Collection (GB 2661 LH)
Catalogue NumberLH/LT/1998/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/or associated person or organisation where applicable
Access to originalsThese were part of a collection donated by Mark Holmström in 2017. The original materials can be accessed at the SADAA Archive.
Series notesThis is part of a collection of original Tamil literature and published works by prominent writers translated into English by Lakshmi Holmström.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Lakshmi Holmström Collection covers the period 1985 to 2016. Includes several books, handwritten and typed annotated manuscripts, correspondence, press articles and flyers. Issues and themes explore the Sri Lankan civil war, caste domination, Dalit feminism, social and gender discrimination, cultural identity, religion, and political conflict. Published works featured are Karukku by Bama (aka Bama Faustina Soosairaj), In A Forest, A Deer by C.S. Lakshmi (pseudonym Ambai), Lost Evenings, Lost Lives by various, Wild Girls, Wicked Words by Malathi Maithri, Salma, Kutti Revathi and Sukirtharani, Cheran: In a Time of Burning by Cheran Rudramoorthy.
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