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The Resource Revisiting India's partition : new essays on memory, culture, and politics, edited by Amritjit Singh, Nalini Iyer, Rahul K. Gairola

Revisiting India's partition : new essays on memory, culture, and politics, edited by Amritjit Singh, Nalini Iyer, Rahul K. Gairola

Label
Revisiting India's partition : new essays on memory, culture, and politics
Title
Revisiting India's partition
Title remainder
new essays on memory, culture, and politics
Statement of responsibility
edited by Amritjit Singh, Nalini Iyer, Rahul K. Gairola
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This collection contains nineteen interdisciplinary essays that explore the continuing cultural, political, and social impact of the Partition on India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as well as in the South Asian diaspora. It focuses on neglected areas in the existing scholarship on the subject--themes as well as regions within South Asia--that illustrate Vazira Zamindar's idea of a 'Long Partition'"--Provided by pubolisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
DS480.842
LC item number
.R48 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Singh, Amritjit
  • Iyer, Nalini
  • Gairola, Rahul K.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Partition of India (1947)
  • India
  • India
  • South Asia
  • South Asia
  • Collective memory
  • Memory
  • Memory
  • Politics and culture
  • Collective memory
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Memory
  • Memory
  • Politics and culture
  • Politics and government
  • Social conditions
  • India
  • South Asia
  • Kollektives Gedächtnis
  • Teilung
  • Britisch-Indien
Label
Revisiting India's partition : new essays on memory, culture, and politics, edited by Amritjit Singh, Nalini Iyer, Rahul K. Gairola
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section I. Approaches to partition -- Specters of democracy/the gender of specters : cultural memory and the Indian partition / Radhika Mohanram -- Lost homes, shifting borders and the search for belonging / Jasbir Jain -- A will to say or unsay : female silences and discursive interventions in partition narratives / Parvinder Mehta -- Migrations in absentia : multinational digital advertising and manipulation of partition trauma / Rahul. K. Gairola -- Section II. Nations and narrations -- Exorcizing the ghosts of times past : partition memoirs as testimony / Tarun K. Saint -- Difficult choices : work, family, and displaced women in partition writings / Debali Mookerjea-Leonard -- Refugees as Homo sacers : partition and the national imaginary in The hungry tide / Amrita Ghosh -- Section III. Borders and borderlands -- Property, violence and displacement : partition in Sindh / Nandita Bhavnani -- The long shadow of 1947 : partition, violence and displacement in Jammu and Kashmir / Ilyas Chattha -- From frontiers to borders : partition and the production of marginal spaces in north east India / Babyrani Yumnam -- Looking east : melodramatic narrative, ecotheater and the "forgotten long march" in Jangam / Amit R. Baishya -- Section IV. From Pakistan to Bangladesh -- The never-ending partition : Pakistan's self-identification dilemma / Amber Fatima Riaz -- Partition and the Bangladeshi literary response / Kaiser Haq -- Cosmopolitan aesthetics in Shakeel Adil Zada's Baazigar / Masood A. Raja -- The nexus of class, identity and politics in the representational economy of partition : the case of Hasan Azizul Huq / Mohd. Rezaul Haque -- Partition and beyond : Intizar Husain's quest for meaning and vision / Tasneem Shahnaaz and Amritjit Singh -- Section V. Partitions within -- Buckle in the Hindu Belt : contemporary Hindu-Muslim violence and the legacy of partition in Banaras / Jeremy A. Rinker -- Hyderabad, partition, and Hindutva : strategic revisitings in Neelkanth's "Durga" (2005) / Nazia Akhtar -- Partition's others : the view from South India / Nalini Iyer
Control code
940957988
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 363 pages
Isbn
9781498531047
Lccn
2016008132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)940957988
Label
Revisiting India's partition : new essays on memory, culture, and politics, edited by Amritjit Singh, Nalini Iyer, Rahul K. Gairola
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section I. Approaches to partition -- Specters of democracy/the gender of specters : cultural memory and the Indian partition / Radhika Mohanram -- Lost homes, shifting borders and the search for belonging / Jasbir Jain -- A will to say or unsay : female silences and discursive interventions in partition narratives / Parvinder Mehta -- Migrations in absentia : multinational digital advertising and manipulation of partition trauma / Rahul. K. Gairola -- Section II. Nations and narrations -- Exorcizing the ghosts of times past : partition memoirs as testimony / Tarun K. Saint -- Difficult choices : work, family, and displaced women in partition writings / Debali Mookerjea-Leonard -- Refugees as Homo sacers : partition and the national imaginary in The hungry tide / Amrita Ghosh -- Section III. Borders and borderlands -- Property, violence and displacement : partition in Sindh / Nandita Bhavnani -- The long shadow of 1947 : partition, violence and displacement in Jammu and Kashmir / Ilyas Chattha -- From frontiers to borders : partition and the production of marginal spaces in north east India / Babyrani Yumnam -- Looking east : melodramatic narrative, ecotheater and the "forgotten long march" in Jangam / Amit R. Baishya -- Section IV. From Pakistan to Bangladesh -- The never-ending partition : Pakistan's self-identification dilemma / Amber Fatima Riaz -- Partition and the Bangladeshi literary response / Kaiser Haq -- Cosmopolitan aesthetics in Shakeel Adil Zada's Baazigar / Masood A. Raja -- The nexus of class, identity and politics in the representational economy of partition : the case of Hasan Azizul Huq / Mohd. Rezaul Haque -- Partition and beyond : Intizar Husain's quest for meaning and vision / Tasneem Shahnaaz and Amritjit Singh -- Section V. Partitions within -- Buckle in the Hindu Belt : contemporary Hindu-Muslim violence and the legacy of partition in Banaras / Jeremy A. Rinker -- Hyderabad, partition, and Hindutva : strategic revisitings in Neelkanth's "Durga" (2005) / Nazia Akhtar -- Partition's others : the view from South India / Nalini Iyer
Control code
940957988
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxv, 363 pages
Isbn
9781498531047
Lccn
2016008132
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)940957988

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