Contemporary Indian writing in English between global fiction and transmodern historiography /

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Main Author: Senft, Christoph, 1981- (Author)
Format: EBOOK
Language:English
Published: Leiden ; Boston : Brill Rodopi, [2016]
Series:Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft ; 190.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Stories, histories, theories
  • History between secularism and speculation: in times of siege
  • Microcosms of modernity: Sea of poppies
  • The personal as global: Shalimar the clown
  • The future of the past: The last jet-engine laugh
  • Historical imagination beyond memory and ideology: Solo
  • Disclosing suppression, narrating neglect: The point of return
  • Writing the unspeakable: Fireproof
  • Deconstructing colonial epistemologies: The thing about thugs
  • Urban Imaginaries of Past and Present: Maximum City
  • Songs of faith and devotion: The afusic room
  • Conclusion.