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"Tackling the morality of history" : ethics and storytelling in the works of Amitav Ghosh

Author: Julia Hoydis
Publisher: Heidelberg : Winter, ©2011.
Series: Anglistische Forschungen, Heft 414.
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Named Person: Amitav Ghosh
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Hoydis
ISBN: 9783825358440 3825358445
OCLC Number: 711039053
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität zu Köln, 2010.
Description: 375 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
pt. 1. Context and theoretical framework. The ethics of historiography. From "People with no history" to "Midnight's grandchildren": Ghosh in the context of contemporary Indian fiction in English --
Writing from/about elsewhere: cosmopolitanism and travel --
Networks, translations, hybrids: the other history of science and empire --
Counter-culture/history: memory, perception and imagination --
Networks, translations, hybrids: the other history of science and empire --
Counter-culture/history: memory, perception, imagination --
Facing the literary other. The ethics of deconstruction --
Post-postcolonial and post-postmodernism? Globalization and planetary transmodernity --
Towards a dialogic ethics of alterity --
Contexture and calibrations: interdisciplinary readings for the ethical --
pt. 2. The novels. The ethics of research: deconstructing concepts/writing alternative (hi)stories. The circle of reason: challenging 'modern' myths --
The Calcutta Chromosome: the ethics of knowledge --
In an antique land: the ethics of travel and imagination --
The ethics of memory: 'Remembering the stories we haven't writtin'/telling 'forgotten' stories. The shadow lines: the ethics of remembrance and nostalgia --
The glass palace: the ethics of perception --
The hungry tide: the ethics of transformation and translation--
Conclusion and outlook: Sea of poppies.
Series Title: Anglistische Forschungen, Heft 414.
Other Titles: Ethics and storytelling in the works of Amitav Ghosh
Responsibility: Julia Hoydis.

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