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The world next door : South Asian American literature and the idea of America

Author: Rajini Srikanth
Publisher: Philadelphia (Pa.) : Temple University Press, 2004.
Series: Asian American history and culture
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on the cosmopolitan sensibility of scholars like Anthony Appiah, Vinay Dharwadker, Martha Nussbaum, Bruce Robbins, and Amartya Sen, this book argues that to read the body of South Asian  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rajini Srikanth
ISBN: 1592130801 9781592130801
OCLC Number: 469745756
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 277-287. Index.
Description: VIII-296 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments1. Introduction2. Transnational Homepages: Safety in Multiple Addresses3. Desire, Gender, and Sexuality4. Writing What You're Not: Limits and Possibilities of the Insider Imperative5. Trust and Betrayal in the Idea of AmericaNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Asian American history and culture
Responsibility: Rajini Srikanth.
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"Rajini Srikanth's The World Next Door is a beautiful and thoughtful exploration of the imagination of South Asian America. We are laid bare by her perceptiveness. Desi texts for her are not just Read more...

 
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