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Memory, nationalism, and narrative in contemporary South Asia

Author: J Edward Mallot
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Spanning multiple sites of cultural production in South Asia, this book investigates the deeply ambivalent responses to the opposing compulsions of memory and forgetting. Mallot reveals how writers such as Salman Rushdie, Michael Ondaatje, Kamila Shamsie and Amitav Ghosh create unusual ways to indict nationalism's sinsby accessing and encoding the past and in so doing, he expands memory studies in new, provocative  Read more...
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Mallot, J. Edward.
Memory, nationalism, and narrative in contemporary South Asia.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2012013102
(OCoLC)784125788
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Edward Mallot
ISBN: 9781137007063 1137007060 9781349435234 1349435236
OCLC Number: 815767068
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 235 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I: The Limits of Memory --
The City Beautiful: Remembering and Dismembering Chandigarh --
I Didn't Kill Gandhi: Memory and the Bollywood Assassin --
A. Sivanandan, Romesh Gunesekera and the Crisis of Sri Lankan Histories --
Part II: The Texts of Memory --
Salman Rushdie's Alternative Historiographies --
Body Politics and the Body Politic: Memory as Human Inscription in Anil's Ghost and What the Body Remembers --
'A Land Outside Space, An Expanse Without Distances': Amitav Ghosh, Kamila Shamsie and the Maps of Memory.
Responsibility: J. Edward Mallot.

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