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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 ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2006.
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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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rajini Srikanth
ISBN: 159213081X 9781592130818
OCLC Number: 62715106
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: pages 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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"[T]his [is] a very worthwhile study."-The Journal of American Studies "Among the extraordinary intellects and unique voices discussed by Professor Srikanth are Meena Alexander (Fault Lines), Michael Read more...

 
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