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Witnessing Partition

Memory, History, Fiction, 1st Edition

By Tarun K. Saint

Routledge India

350 pages

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Description

This book deals with the representation of the Partition of India — the experience of trauma and violence — through fiction, literary motifs and narratives, and shows that in examining the nature of such testimony through history, cultural memory has a significant role to play.

About the Author

Tarun K Saint teaches English at Hindu College, University of Delhi.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS003000
HISTORY / Asia / General
HIS017000
HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia
POL010000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
POL045000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism
REL033000
RELIGION / History
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies