South Asian Literature Products

  • Trauma, Memory, and Healing in Asian Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharanya Jayawickrama

    Is trauma a concept that can be translated across cultures? Can it have global applicability and utility for literary and cultural analysis? Do the approaches and perspectives generated by literary and cultural work hold purchase for social and political interventions? Modern Asia is a region in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Dalit text

    Aesthetics and Politics Re-imagined, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judith Misrahi Barak, K. Satyanarayana, Nicole Thiara

    Companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, this book examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature invokes the rich and complex legacy of oral, folk and performative traditions of communities.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30 
    Routledge India

  • Religious Devotion and the Poetics of Reform

    Love and Liberation in Malayalam Poetry, 1st Edition

    By George Pati

    The poetry emanating from the bhakti tradition of devotional love in India has been both a religious expression and a form of resistance to hierarchies of caste, gender, and colonialism. Some scholars have read this art form through the lens of resistance and reform, but others have responded that…

    Hardback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal

    The Journey of Bidyasundar, 1st Edition

    By Tapti Roy

    This book reconstructs the history of print and publishing in colonial Bengal by tracing the unexpected journey of Bharat Chandra’s Bidyasundar, the first Bengali book published by an entrepreneur. The introduction of printing technology by the British in Bengal expanded the scope of publication…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge India

  • Adventure Comics and Youth Cultures in India

    1st Edition

    By Raminder Kaur, Saif Eqbal

    This pioneering book presents a history and ethnography of adventure comic books for young people in India with a particular focus on vernacular superheroism. It chronicles popular and youth culture in the subcontinent from the mid-twentieth century to the contemporary era dominated by creative…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge India

  • Writing Revolution in South Asia

    History, Practice, Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. Daniel Elam, Christopher Moffat

    This comprehensive volume examines the relationship between revolutionary politics and the act of writing in modern South Asia. Its pages feature a diverse cast of characters: rebel poets and anxious legislators, party theoreticians and industrious archivists, nostalgic novelists, enterprising…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Women and Literary Narratives in Colonial India

    Her Myriad Gaze on the ‘Other’, 1st Edition

    By Sukla Chatterjee

    In the colonial context of South Asia, there is a glaring asymmetry in the written records of the interaction between the Bengali women and their European counterparts, which is indicative of the larger and the overall asymmetry of discursive power, including the flow and access to information…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in South Asian History

  • The Congress in Tamilnad

    Nationalist Politics in South India, 1919-1937, 1st Edition

    By David Arnold

    Although primarily defined in cultural terms, as the land of the Tamil-speaking people, Tamilnad’s geographical location in the south-eastern corner of the Indian sub-continent has enabled it to develop and maintain a distinctive character. The story of the Congress in Tamilnad has two essential…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • Bharati Mukherjee

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emmanuel S. Nelson

    The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Social System and Culture of Modern India

    A Research Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Danesh A. Chekki

    According to Arnold J. Toynbee, ‘India is a world in itself; it is a society of the same immensity and importance as is our Western society’. In global perspective, the immensity, diversity, and unique importance of Indian society and culture can hardly be underestimated. This reference volume,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • The Congress and Indian Nationalism

    Historical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John L. Hill

    The celebration of the centenary of the Indian National Congress prompted a scholarly re-examination of that organization in the midst of an active international discussion about the nature of Indian society in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Any group of historians who come together to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

  • A Constitutional History of India, 1600-1935

    1st Edition

    By Arthur Berriedale Keith

    This book, first published in 1936, provides a comprehensive description and analysis of every constitutional aspect of British rule in India from 1600 to 1936. Beginning with a description of the East India Company before Plassey, its constitution, administration of settlements, and relation to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British in India

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