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The Indian postcolonial : a critical reader

Author: Rosinka Chaudhuri; Elleke Boehmer
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This collection offers an in-depth investigation of the work produced with regard to a particular political and national location of postcoloniality, offering a new direction for the subject. Focusing on the presentation of postcolonial theory within an Indian context, this Critical Reader includes sections on visual cultures, translating cultural traditions, the ethical text, and global/cosmopolitan worlds. Each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Indian postcolonial.
New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2010014140
(OCoLC)430056957
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosinka Chaudhuri; Elleke Boehmer
ISBN: 9780203830048 0203830040
OCLC Number: 698103791
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The sacred circulation of national images / Partha Chatterjee --
The blurring of distinctions: the artwork and the religious icon in contemporary India / Tapati Guha-Thakurta --
Ray, ventriloquism and illusion / Robert J.C. Young --
Fan bhakti and subaltern sovereignty: enthusiasm as a political factor / M. Madhava Prasad --
Auerbach in Istanbul: Edward Said, secular criticism, and the question of minority culture / Aamir R. Mufti --
Vinayak and me: Hindutva and the politics of naming / Vinayak Chaturvedi / Belatedness as possibility: subaltern histories, once again / Dipesh Chakrabarty --
Of demons and angels and historical humans: some events and questions in translation and postcolonial theory / Aniket Jaaware --
Ethics and politics in Tagore, Coetzee and certain scenes of teaching / Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak / Self, body and inner sense: some reflections on Sree Narayana Guru and Kumaran Asan / Udaya Kumar --
Postcolonial relations: Gandhi, Nehru and the ethical imperatives of the national-popular / Rajeswari Sunder Rajan / Humiliation: the politics and cultural psychology of the limits of human degradation / Ashis Nandy --
The alien face of cosmopolitanism: an Indian reading of Cynthia Ozick on the Woolfs / Amit Chaudhuri --
India, empire and First World War writing / Santanu Das --
Thinking through the postnation / Nivedita Menon --
A colonial city and its time(s) / Ranajit Guha.
Responsibility: edited by Rosinka Chaudhuri and Elleke Boehmer.

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