South Asian Literature Products

  • Culture, Language and Identity

    English–Tamil In Colonial India, 1750 To 1900

    Edited by C. T. Indra, R. Rajagopalan

    This volume examines the relationship between language and power across cultural boundaries. It evaluates the vital role of translation in redefining culture and ethnic identity. During the first phase of colonialism, mid-18th to late-19th century, the English-speaking missionaries and East India…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge India

  • Language, Culture and Power

    English–Tamil in Modern India, 1900 to Present Day

    Edited by C. T. Indra, R. Rajagopalan

    This volume examines the relationship between language and power across cultural boundaries. It evaluates the vital role of translation in redefining culture and ethnic identity. During the first phase of colonialism, mid-18th to late-19th century, the English-speaking missionaries and East India…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge India

  • Modern Practices in North East India

    History, Culture, Representation

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    This book brings together essays on North East India from across disciplines to explore new understandings of the colonial and contemporary realities of the region. Departing from the usual focus on identity and politics, it offers fresh representations from history, social anthropology, culture,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge India

  • Imagining Muslims in South Asia and the Diaspora

    Secularism, Religion, Representations

    Edited by Claire Chambers, Caroline Herbert

    Literary, cinematic and media representations of the disputed category of the ‘South Asian Muslim’ have undergone substantial change in the last few decades and particularly since the events of September 11, 2001. Here we find the first book-length critical analysis of these representations of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Other in South Asian Religion, Literature and Film

    Perspectives on Otherism and Otherness

    Edited by Diana Dimitrova

    This book introduces the term "otherism" and looks at the discourse of otherism and the issue of otherness in South Asian religion, literature and film. It examines cultural questions related to the human condition of being the "other," of the process of "othering" and of the representation of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Post-9/11 Espionage Fiction in the US and Pakistan

    Spies and "Terrorists"

    By Cara N. Cilano

    As the events of 11 September 2001 and their aftermath influence new developments in spy fiction as a popular genre, an examination of these literary narratives concerned with espionage and terrorism can reshape our approach to non-fictive representations of the same concerns. Post-9/11 Espionage…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • A Woman's Ramayana

    Candravati's Bengali Epic

    By Mandakranta Bose, Sarika Priyadarshini Bose

    The Rāmāyana, an ancient epic of India, with audiences across vast stretches of time and geography, continues to influence numberless readers socially and morally through its many re-tellings. Made available in English for the first time, the 16th century version presented here is by Candrāvatī, a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Hindu Studies Series

  • New Feminisms in South Asian Social Media, Film, and Literature

    Disrupting the Discourse

    Edited by Sonora Jha, Alka Kurian

    This book is a study of the resurgence and re-imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives. It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Debating the ‘Post’ Condition in India

    Critical Vernaculars, Unauthorised Modernities, Postcolonial Contentions ?

    By Makarand R. Paranjape

    How was the post-modernist project contested, subverted and assimilated in India? This book offers a personal account and an intellectual history of its reception and response. Tracing independent India’s engagement with Western critical theory, Paranjape outlines both its past and ‘post’. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan

    Edited by Aparna Pande

    With a population of 190 million, Pakistan is strategically located at the crossroads of the Middle East, Central and South Asia, and has the second largest Muslim population in the world. The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan provides an in-depth and comprehensive coverage of issues from…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Idolatry and the Colonial Idea of India

    Visions of Horror, Allegories of Enlightenment

    By Swagato Ganguly

    This book explores literary and scholarly representations of India from the 18th to the early 20th centuries in South Asia and the West with idolatry as a point of entry. It charts the intellectual horizon within which the colonial idea of India was framed, tracing sources and genealogies which…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15
    Routledge India
    South Asian History and Culture

  • Contemporary Pakistani Fiction in English

    Idea, Nation, State

    By Cara N. Cilano

    Looking at a wide selection of Pakistani novels in English, this book explores how literary texts imaginatively probe the past, convey the present, and project a future in terms that facilitate a sense of collective belonging. The novels discussed cover a range of historical movements and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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