Racial Issues Faced by Expatriate Tamils in Diaspora Poetry

புலம்பெயர்க் கவிதைகளில் காட்சிப்படும் புலம்பெயர்த் தமிழர்கள் சந்திக்கும் நிறவெறிப் பிரச்சினைகள்

Keywords: Migration, Racism Attacks, Black Dog


In the works of Tamils who migrated from Eelam to other countries after the 80s, especially in the poems, Losses caused by the war, Diaspora crisis, Travel tragedies, Travel agents’ tricks etc. are prominent. Later, over time, poems on refugee crises in the asylum, discrimination issues, nostalgia for the homeland, difficulties in adapting to the new cultural context, feminist ideas, sexual issues, oppression of people of colour and racism, as well as alienation - were published. Among them, Tamils have faced a large number of problems, especially those of race and colour.