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Birthplace
Trinidad and Tobago
Residence
Trinidad and Tobago
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Trinidad and Tobago
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Gender
Female

J. Vijay Maharaj

J. Vijay Maharaj is Trinidadian. She is a lecturer at the University of the West Indies, specialising in cultural identity and cultural citizenship in Caribbean Studies. She has published essays in many important collections, as well as in journals such as Anthurium, Tout Moun, and The Journal of West Indian Literature. The Mystic Masseur’s Wife is her first novel.

J. Vijay Maharaj has lectured at the University of the West Indies since August 2000 and specialises in cultural identity and cultural citizenship in Caribbean Studies. She has essays published in a number of important collections including: Fires of Hope: Fifty Years of Independence in Trinidad and Tobago; Beyond Calypso: Re-reading Samuel Selvon; Contemporary Caribbean Dynamics: Reconfiguring Caribbean Culture; Postscripts: Caribbean Perspectives on the British Canon from Shakespeare to Dickens; V.S. Naipaul’s A House for Mr Biswas: Critical Perspectives; Critical Perspectives on Indo-Caribbean Women’s Literature and Created in the West Indies: Caribbean Perspectives on V.S. Naipaul as well as in journals such as Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal, Tout Moun: A Journal of Caribbean Cultural Studies, Journal of the Department of Behavioural Sciences, and The Journal of West Indian Literature.

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