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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge India

  • The British Raj: Keywords

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    For two hundred years India was the jewel in the British imperial crown. During the course of governing India – the Raj – a number of words came to have particular meanings in the imperial lexicon. This book documents the words and terms that the British used to describe, define, understand and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge

  • Indian Travel Writing, 1830-1947

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    Indian Travel Writing is a new five-volume collection co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse. Hitherto, the paucity of readily available travel writing produced by imperial subjects themselves has long been apparent, and this anthology addresses that lack. A veritable treasure-trove, it…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge

  • English Siege and Prison Writings

    From the ‘Black Hole’ to the ‘Mutiny’

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    This volume brings together an unusual collection of British captivity writings – composed during and after imprisonment and in conditions of siege. Writings from the ‘Mutiny’ of 1857 are well known, but there exists a vast body of texts, from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma, and the Indian…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge India

  • Writing Wrongs

    The Cultural Construction of Human Rights in India

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    This book examines the ‘cultural apparatus’ of Human Rights in India today. It unravels discourses of victimhood, oppression, suffering and witnessing through a study of autobiographies, memoirs, reportage and media coverage, and documentaries. Moving across multiple media and genres for their…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge India

  • The Transnational in English Literature

    Shakespeare to the Modern

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    The Transnational in English Literature examines English literary history through its transnational engagements and argues that every period of English Literature can be examined through its global relations. English identity and nationhood is therefore defined through its negotiation with other…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • English Writing and India, 1600–1920

    Colonizing Aesthetics

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    This book explores the formations and configurations of British colonial discourse on India through a reading of prose narratives of the 1600-1920 period. Arguing that colonial discourse often relied on aesthetic devices in order to describe and assert a degree of narrative control over Indian…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • Women in Colonial India: Historical Documents and Sources

    Edited by Pramod K. Nayar

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse, this new title makes key archival source material readily available to scholars, researchers, and students of Indian imperial history. The collection will be particularly welcomed by those working in women’s and gender studies, and in women’s history,…

    Hardback – 2013-09-12
    Routledge

  • Frantz Fanon

    By Pramod K. Nayar

    Frantz Fanon has established a position as a leading anticolonial thinker, through key texts such as Black Skin, White Masks and The Wretched of the Earth. He has influenced the work of thinkers from Edward Said and Homi Bhabha to Paul Gilroy, but his complex work is often misinterpreted as an…

    Paperback – 2012-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

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