Literature and Politics in the Age of Nationalism: The Progressive Episode in South Asia, 1932-56, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Literature and Politics in the Age of Nationalism

The Progressive Episode in South Asia, 1932-56, 1st Edition

By Talat Ahmed

Routledge India

220 pages

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This book aims to provide a historical account of the All-India Progressive Writers Association (AIPWA). In a structured narrative, it focuses on the political processes inside India, events and circumstances in South Asia and the debates and literary movements in Europe and the United States to demonstrate how the literary project was specificall

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Literature and Politics 2. The PWA‘s Conception of Literature, Arts and Society 3. The Politics of Independence 4. The PWA During the War 5. The Fate of Hindustani 6. Writer‘s and Nationalism in the Age of Independence Conclusion Bibliography Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS003000
HISTORY / Asia / General
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies