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Modern Indo-Aryan literature

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  • Ojai, der Froschby Frank Engel

    tredition 2015; US$ 3.71

    Ein Geschichtenbuch. Ojai, ein kleiner Indianerjunge, lauscht begierig, wenn sein Großvater oder sein Bruder von den lachenden Hirschen, dem Tintenfischmann oder dem gewaltigem Seewolf berichten. Es sind die Märchen und Geschichten der Indianer, die vor mehr als hundert Jahren an der Nordwestküste Nordamerikas lebten. Und wir begleiten Ojai. Erleben... more...

  • Riddles of Belongingby Christi Merrill

    Fordham University Press 2009; US$ 84.99

    Can the subaltern joke? Christi A. Merrill answers by invoking riddling, oral-based fictions from Hindi, Rajasthani, Sanskrit, and Urdu that dare to laugh at what traditions often keep hidden-whether spouse abuse, ethnic violence, or the uncertain legacies of a divinely wrought sex change. Herself a skilled translator, Merrill uses these examples to... more...

  • Flesh and Fish Bloodby Subramanian Shankar

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 39.95

    In Flesh and Fish Blood Subramanian Shankar breaks new ground in postcolonial studies by exploring the rich potential of vernacular literary expressions. Shankar pushes beyond the postcolonial Anglophone canon and works with Indian literature and film in English, Tamil, and Hindi to present one of the first extended explorations of representations... more...

  • Dalit Literatures in Indiaby Joshil K. Abraham; Judith Misrahi-Barak

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book breaks new ground in the study of Dalit Literature, including in its corpus, a range of genres such as novels, autobiographies, pamphlets, poetry, short stories as well as graphic novels. With contributions from major scholars in the field, it critically examines Dalit literary theory and initiates a dialogue between Dalit writing and Western... more...

  • Literary Radicalism in Indiaby Priyamvada Gopal

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Literary Radicalism in India situates postcolonial Indian literature in relation to the hugely influential radical literary movements initiated by the Progressive Writers Association and the Indian People's Theatre Association. In so doing, it redresses a visible historical gap in studies of postcolonial India. Through readings of major fiction,... more...

  • Handbook of Twentieth-Century Literatures of Indiaby Nalini Natarajan

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1996; US$ 132.00

    India has a rich literary assemblage, produced by its different regional traditions, religious faiths, ethnic subcultures and linguistic groups. Published literature of the 20th-century is the focus of this book as it represents the provocative conjuncture of the transitions of Indian modernity. more...

  • Alternative Indiasby Peter Morey; Alex Tickell

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 77.00

    The debate over whether religious or secular identities provide the most viable model for a wider national identity has been a continuous feature of Indian politics from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Moreover, in the last thirty years the increasingly communal articulation of popular politics and the gradual rise of a constellation... more...

  • English Heart, Hindi Heartlandby Rashmi Sadana

    University of California Press 2012; US$ 52.95

    English Heart, Hindi Heartland examines Delhi?s postcolonial literary world?its institutions, prizes, publishers, writers, and translators, and the cultural geographies of key neighborhoods?in light of colonial histories and the globalization of English. Rashmi Sadana places internationally recognized authors such as Salman Rushdie, Anita Desai,... more...

  • In Stereotypeby Mrinalini Chakravorty

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 59.99

    In Stereotype confronts the importance of cultural stereoptypes in shaping the ethics and reach of global literature. Mrinalini Chakravorty focuses on the seductive force and explanatory power of stereotypes in multiple contexts, whether depicting hunger, crowdedness, filth, slums, death, migrant flight, terror, or outsourcing. She argues such commonplaces... more...

  • Limiting Secularismby Priya Kumar

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 72.00

    With a backdrop of religious violence and escalating regional tensions in South Asia, Priya Kumars Limiting Secularism probes the urgent topic of secularism and tolerance in Indian culture and life. Kumar explores Partition as the founding trauma of the Indian nation-state and traces the consequences of its marking off of Indian" from "Pakistani"... more...

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