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The agent in the margin : Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian fiction

Author: Clara A B Joseph
Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, ©2008.
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"The Agent in the Margin: Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian Fiction is a comprehensive study of the literary works of Nayantara Sahgal, daughter of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit - the first woman president of the United Nations General Assembly - and niece of Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister. Clara A.B. Joseph introduces Mahatma Gandhi's political and philosophical to literary analysis and utilizes non-structuralist  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Nayantara Sahgal; Gandhi, Mahatma; Louis Althusser; Gandhi, Mahatma; Louis Althusser; Nayantara Sahgal; Mahatma Gandhi; Louis Althusser; Gandhi, Mahatma; Nayantara Sahgal; Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi; Louis Althusser; Louis Althusser; Gandhi, Mahatma; Nayantara Sahgal
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clara A B Joseph
ISBN: 9781554580439 1554580439
OCLC Number: 225773242
Description: 205 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface; Introduction: Agency in the Margins: Althusser, Gandhi, Sahgal; The Interpellated "I": Gandhian Ideology & the Autobiographical Genre; The Thinking Subject: Virginity & Swaraj; The Special Place of Literature: Mahasati, Satyagrahi; Overdetermination & Truth; The Resisting Subject: Dignity of Lesser Breeds; Representing the Human Person; Index.
Responsibility: Clara A.B. Joseph.

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A comprehensive study of the literary works of Nayantara Sahgal, daughter of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit - the first woman president of the United Nations General Assembly - and niece of Jawaharlal Nehru,  Read more...

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