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Riddles of Belonging : India in Translation and Other Tales of Possession.

Author: Christi Merrill
Publisher: Bronx : Fordham University Press, 2009.
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Can the subaltern joke? Christi A. Merrill answers by invoking riddling, oral-based fictions from Hindi, Rajasthani, Sanskrit, and Urdu that dare to laugh at what traditions often keep hidden-whether spouse abuse, ethnic violence, or the uncertain legacies of a divinely wrought sex change. Herself a skilled translator, Merrill uses these examples to investigate the expectation that translated work should allow the  Read more...
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Merrill, Christi.
Riddles of Belonging : India in Translation and Other Tales of Possession.
Bronx : Fordham University Press, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christi Merrill
ISBN: 9780823229574 0823229572
OCLC Number: 727645697
Description: 1 online resource (710 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Can the Subaltern Joke? (to open); 1. Humoring the Melancholic Reader of World Literature; 2. A Telling Example; 3. Framed; 4. A Divided Sense; 5. Passing On; 6. Narration in Ghost Time; A Double Hearing (to close); Notes; Works Cited; Index.

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