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Postcolonial India

Postcolonial India

History, Politics and Culture

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Published by Manohar Publishers and Distributors .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Cultural studies,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • India,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMaya Unnithan-Kumar (Editor), Vinita Damadoran (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9080868M
    ISBN 108173043817
    ISBN 109788173043819

    Taken from Chatterjee’s book, “India and New Order.” The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university. The university's mission is to lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy communities and making discoveries that change the world. In turn, these readers might suppose that “postcolonial studies” referred to an inaugural critique of Eurocentrism prompted by a new diasporic wave of intellectuals from the former colonies resident in metropolitan centers who - informed by postwar theories of language and representation - began in the late s to cast older versions of Cited by:

    Postcolonial Insecurities India, Sri Lanka, and the Question of Nationhood Postcolonial Insecurities counters the perception of “ethnicity” as an inferior and subversive principle compared with the progressive ideal of the “nation.” Krishna, in fact, shows ethnicity to be indispensable to the production and reproduction of the. In a broad sense, postcolonial literature is writing which has been “affected by the imperial process from the moment of colonization to the present day” (Ashcroft et al, 2). In India’s case, this includes novels, poetry, and drama whichFile Size: KB.

    This book provides an insight to the teaching and writing of history in postcolonial India. It traces the different events that shaped postcolonial Indian historiography like the textbook controversies from s to the present day; the historical perspectives surrounding the Babri Masjid; flaring up of religious sentiments over ‘beef-eating’; and the debate over the existence of Ram Sethu. 8 - Narain Book (Do Not Delete) 3/8/16 PM Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal [Vol. Justice of India, J. S. Verma, the Verma Committee published its report in January This report was a scathing indictment of the postcolonial state: the legislature, the executive, and law enforcement Size: 1MB.


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The Postcolonial Indian Novel in English xiii Indian novel in English in not just discourses of postcoloniality but the novel at large by drawing on the work of scholars like Franco Moretti and Milan Kundera. It has been my privilege to read this book and write this preface for my colleague in.

Postcolonial Theory is a ground-breaking critical introduction to the burgeoning field of postcolonial Gandhi is the first to clearly map out this field in terms of its wider philosophical and intellectual context, drawing important connections between postcolonial theory and poststructuralism, postmodernism, marxism and feminism.

En-Gendering India offers an innovative interpretation of the role that gender played in defining the Indian state during both the colonial and postcolonial eras.

Focusing on both British and Indian literary texts—primarily novels—produced between andSangeeta Ray examines representations of "native" Indian women and shows how these representations were deployed to advance Cited Postcolonial India book The culmination of Ravi Kalia's trilogy on the formation of capital cities in postcolonial India, Gandhinagar joins the historian's other two volumes, on Chandigarh and Bhubaneswar, in tracing India's efforts to establish its twentieth–century architectural identity.

In following the development of these cities, Kalia recounts India's progression through precolonial, British, modern, and Cited by:   The black people the narrator encounters are rarely portrayed as fully human.

I’d place this book firmly in the colonial category. “Postcolonial literature,” then, refers to literature written in a “postcolonial” period, generally by members of the colonized community. This Author: Kathleen Keenan. Henry Schwarz is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University, He is author of Writing Cultural History in Colonial and Postcolonial India () and co-editor of Reading the Shape of the World: Toward an International Cultural Studies () and Contributions to Bengal Studies: An International and Interdisciplinary Approach ().

Postcolonial India book Fraternal boy/girl twins, Estha and Rahel, are living in a small village in India when their cousin Sophie Mol comes to visit. Sophie starts the book off with a bang (or a splash) by drowning in the river that runs by Estha and Rahel's village.

The rest of the book deals with how Estha and Rahel grow up while dealing with the death of their cousin. Warwick Anderson, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Postcolonial Genealogies and Antecedents. Postcolonial studies of science boast a complex genealogy, including relations with South Asian subaltern studies, indigenous knowledge traditions, feminist standpoint theory, colonial histories of science and medicine, and critiques of development.

Ph.D. Field Examination in Postcolonial Literatures The reading list for the Postcolonial Literatures Field Examination consists of two parts: A) the following list of primary and theoretical readings required of every Ph.D.

candidate writing the examination and B) a series ofreadings divided byFile Size: KB. Drawing on major flashpoints in contemporary South Asian history along with representations from literature, art and popular culture, this book will interest scholars of modern Indian history, Partition studies, colonial history, postcolonial studies, international relations, politics, sociology, literature and South Asian studies.

This collection examines new comic-book cultures, graphic writing, and bande dessinée texts as they relate to postcolonialism in contemporary Anglophone and Francophone settings.

The individual chapters are framed within a larger enquiry that considers definitive aspects of the postcolonial condition in twenty-first-century (con)texts. This book argues that modernity in postcolonial India has been synonymous with catastrophe and crisis.

Focusing on the literary works of the Bengal Famine, the –72 Naxalbari Movement, and the –77 Indian Emergency, it shows that there is a long-term, colonially-engineered agrarian crisis enabling these catastrophic : Palgrave Macmillan.

This book analyses how multiple and hybrid ‘modernities’ have been shaped in colonial and postcolonial India from the lens of sociology and anthropology, literature, media and cultural studies, law and political economy.

It discusses the ideas that shaped these modernities as well as the lived experience and practice of these modernities. Free download or read online A Passage to India pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by E.M. Forster. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Adela Quested.

The book has been awarded with James Tait Black /5. A Passage to India () is a novel by English author E. Forster set against the backdrop of the British Raj and the Indian independence movement in the s.

It was selected as one of the great works of 20th century English literature by the Modern Library and won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Time magazine included the novel in its "All Time Novels" : E.

Forster. Baidik Bhattacharya is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Delhi, India. His essays on colonial and postcolonial theory and literature have appeared in journals like Postcolonial Studies, Novel, and Interventions.

He is currently completing a book manuscript tentatively titled Postcolonial Writing in the Era of Globalization. Postcolonial theory gives you total permission to bash that novel.

"Sweet!" you're thinking, but hold your intellectual horses because reading a novel (or anything) postcolonially doesn't mean you get to hate a book just because you think it's boring. India, with its colonial history and contemporary postcolonial culture, offers a rich site for the study of both influence and intertextuality.

Through the rise of “Orientalism”, it was India which first exercised a literary influence on the West, an equation that was Cited by: 5.

In this book, Sonja is obsessed with issues of caste, class, and Aryan racial privilege in India, intercaste/interfaith marriages, secular protections and article 30(1) of the Indian constitution, and issues of religious minority rights in postcolonial India. Distinct from most other studies on the partition and independence the book assumes the constitutive moment as the focal point, offering a new approach to the study of partition in British India, decolonisation and the institutional of the postcolonial : Ted Svensson.

The ancestry of Postcolonial criticism can be traced to Frantz Fanon’s “The Wretched of the Earth”, published in French, in However, Edward Said’s book, “Orientalism”, published inis considered as the foundational work in Postcolonial studies.Postcolonialism.

There is remarkably little agreement among the practitioners of postcolonial criticism, theory, and history regarding exactly what postcolonialism is other than radical intellectual opposition to all forms of Western colonialism, past and present, and an unshakable belief in colonialism's irreparable disfigurement of the modern world.India.

Many post-colonial writers write in English and focus on common themes such as the struggle for independence, emigration, national identity, allegiance and childhood. What is Post-colonial theory? Postcolonial theory is a literary theory or critical approach that deals with literatureFile Size: 38KB.