South Asian Literature Products

  • Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas

    Edited by Poonam Trivedi, Paromita Chakravarti

    This book is the first to explore the rich archive of Shakespeare in Indian cinemas, including less familiar, Indian language cinemas to contribute to the assessment of the expanding repertoire of Shakespeare films worldwide. Essays cover mainstream and regional Indian cinemas such as the better…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Shakespeare

  • Postcolonial Urban Outcasts

    City Margins in South Asian Literature

    Edited by Madhurima Chakraborty, Umme Al-wazedi

    Extending current scholarship on South Asian Urban and Literary Studies, this volume examines the role of the discontents of the South Asian city. The collection investigates how South Asian literature and literature about South Asia attends to urban margins, regardless of whether the definition of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Language Policy and Education in India

    Documents, contexts and debates

    Edited by M. Sridhar, Sunita Mishra

    This book presents a history of English and development of language education in modern India. It explores the role of language in colonial attempts to establish hegemony, the play of power, and the anxieties in the nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century India. The essays in the volume discuss…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26 
    Routledge India

  • The Indian Graphic Novel

    Nation, history and critique

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    This book is a detailed study of the Indian graphic novel as a significant category of South Asian literature. It focuses on the genre’s engagement with history, memory and cultural identity and its critique of the nation in the form of dissident histories and satire. Deploying a nuanced…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge India

  • Persian Authorship and Canonicity in Late Mughal Delhi

    Building an Ark

    By Prashant Keshavmurthy

    Writing in the eighteenth century, the Persian-language litterateurs of late Mughal Delhi were aware that they could no longer take for granted the relations of Persian with Islamic imperial power, relations that had enabled Persian literary life to flourish in India since the tenth century C.E.…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Islam and Nationalism in India

    South Indian contexts

    By M.T. Ansari

    Islam in India, as elsewhere, continues to be seen as a remainder in its refusal to "conform" to national and international secular-modern norms. Such a general perception has also had a tremendous impact on the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent, who as individuals and communities have been shaped…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India

    Edited by Knut A. Jacobsen

    India is the second largest country in the world with regard to population, the world’s largest democracy and by far the largest country in South Asia, and one of the most diverse and pluralistic nations in the world in terms of official languages, cultures, religions and social identities. Indians…

    Hardback – 2015-08-13
    Routledge

  • Fiction, Film, and Indian Popular Cinema

    Salman Rushdie’s Novels and the Cinematic Imagination

    By Florian Stadtler

    This book analyses the novels of Salman Rushdie and their stylistic conventions in the context of Indian popular cinema and its role in the elaboration of the author’s arguments about post-independence postcolonial India. Focusing on different genres of Indian popular cinema, such as the ‘Social’,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Mapping South Asian Masculinities

    Men and Political Crises

    Edited by Chandrima Chakraborty

    This book offers the first substantial critical examination of men and masculinities in relation to political crises in South Asian literatures and cultures. It employs political crisis as a frame to analyze how South Asian men and masculinities have been shaped by critical historical events,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

  • The Visual Turn

    South Asia Across the Disciplines

    Edited by Sandria Freitag

    The Visual Turn: South Asia Across the Disciplines explores new perspectives made possible by the evidence drawn from visual culture. This evidence is utilized by historians, literary analysts, anthropologists and, in a new way, art historians. Focusing on built environments within their…

    Hardback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama

    The Bard on the Stage

    By Arnab Bhattacharya, Mala Renganathan

    This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore’s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore’s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia’s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore’s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian…

    Hardback – 2014-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Revolutionary Lives in South Asia

    Acts and Afterlives of Anticolonial Political Action

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. Daniel Elam

    The term ‘revolutionary’ is used liberally in histories of Indian anticolonialism, but scarcely defined. Implicitly understood, it functions as a signpost or a badge, generously conferred in hagiographies, loosely invoked in historiography, and strategically deployed in contemporary political…

    Hardback – 2014-09-04
    Routledge

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