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Postcolonial Indian writing

between co-option and resistance

by Meenakshi Sharma

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Indic literature (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • British in literature.,
    • England -- In literature.

    • About the Edition

      On the postindependence Indian writing in English and representation of British rule and England in it; a study.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-336) and index.

      StatementMeenakshi Sharma.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9489.6 .S54 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination341 p. ;
      Number of Pages341
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3336699M
      ISBN 108170338018
      LC Control Number2004327257

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      “India Everywhere” was the motto chosen by the large Indian delegation to the Davos Summit of Matters of concern, old and new, remain to be addressed, but India has clearly entered a new historical phase. From to the s, it was a post-colonial country, cast in the mould thoughtfully crafted by Jawaharlal Nehru and set on its. Overlooked Voices: A Postcolonial Indian Quest is an attempt to present major engagements of the native Christians with postcolonial perspectives during the colonial period. By placing a postcolonial historiography, the author tries to bring out some significant reconstructions of history with the help of theoretical framework and hermeneutical.

      Writing Cultural History in Colonial and Postcolonial India provides a needed counterweight to the emphasis on colonial discourse that has come to dominate recent postcolonial scholarship. By examining how the colonized interpreted and transformed the experience of oppression through their own work, this book represents postcolonial studies. The book concludes with an extensive guide to further reading and tips on how to write about postcolonial literature successfully. Key Features. Close analysis of texts including, Sam Selvon'sThe Lonely Londoners, J.M Coetzee's Disgrace.


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