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Barbed wire : borders and partitions in South Asia

Author: Jayita Sengupta
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jayita Sengupta
ISBN: 9780415501507 0415501504
OCLC Number: 746838326
Description: xv, 316 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Dedication. Preface. Acknowledgements. Note on Translation. Glossary. Introduction PART ONE. I. Crossing Over: Rememory(ing) the Loss 1. Uprooted Achinyo Kumar Sengupta 2. 'Hello Khukhu!' Indrani Sen 3. Across Boundaries Anita Tandon 4. Distance to Lahore Surjit Sarna 5. Living the Dream: Narrating a Landscape Lost and a Land Left Behind Ashes Gupta 6. The Ultimate Dislocation: Migration, Histories and the Human Jasbir Jain II. Bruised Nation: Tropes of Violence 7. Partition as Leitmotif in the Stories of Sa'adat Hasan Manto Sreemati Mukherjee 8. The Emblematic Body: Women and Nationalism in Partition Narratives Himadri Lahiri 9. Holocausts and Human Hearts: A Study of Rajinder Singh Bedi's 'Lajwanti' Nibir Kumar Ghosh 10. Recalling the `City of the Dreadful Night': Narratives of Partition Tutun Mukherjee. III. Reconstructing Identities: Strategies of Survival 11. Dismemberment and/or Reconstitution: Visual Representations of the Partition of Bengal Somdatta Mandal 12. Chaos, Dislocation and Problem of Identity in Sunil Gangopadhyay's 'Arjun' Naina Dey. PART TWO. IV. Of Borders, Barbed Wires and the Unending Trail: Map Makings and Map Makings (North-East and East) 13. Of Nation (an excerpt) Debashish Tarafdar 14. Thinking and Rethinking Partition in the North-East: Colonial and Post-Colonial Assam Moushumi Datta Pathak 15. Me and the World of Millitants Indira (Mamoni Raisom) Goswami 16. At the Crossroads: Representation of Violence in Contemporary Assamese Poetry Bibhash Choudhury 17. Locatings Dilipkanti Laskar 18. Bangladesh: Dhirendrandra Nath Dutta and the Language Movement Kamaluddin Ahmed 19. Of Bangladesh and East India: Fictional Representation of Violence and Migration after 1947 Jayita Sengupta 20. People in Quest of a River (Excerpts) Purabi Bormodoi 21. Pushback Meenkashi Sen V. The Agony of Desire: Kashmir 22. A Brief Overview of the Kashmir Issue Jayita Sengupta 23. In the Shadow of Militancy: The Diary of an Unknown Kashmiri (Excerpts) Tej N. Dhar 24. Special Reports from Kashmir Kavita Suri VI. Partitions: The Undying Angst 25. The Partition Ghazal Keki Daruwalla 26. Criminal Jilano Bano 27. Kamaleshwar's Kitne Pakistan and the Metaphors of Partition Ameena Kazi Ansari. Select Bibliography. About the Editor. Notes on Contributors. Index
Other Titles: Borders and partitions in South Asia
Responsibility: editor, Jayita Sengupta.

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