Download e-book for kindle: Imagining Indianness: Cultural Identity and Literature by Diana Dimitrova,Thomas de Bruijn

By Diana Dimitrova,Thomas de Bruijn

This e-book brings jointly numerous very important essays analyzing the interface among id, tradition, and literature within the factor of cultural identification in South Asian literature. The publication explores how one imagines nationwide id and the way this idea is published within the narratives of the kingdom and the creation of assorted cultural discourses. the gathering of essays examines questions with regards to the translation of the Indian previous and current, the meanings of historical and honored cultural symbols in old occasions and sleek, whereas discussing the ideological implications of the interpretation of id and “Indianness” and the way they replicate and effect the power-structures of latest societies in South Asia. hence, the e-book stories a number of the facets of the on-going strategy of developing, imagining, re-imagining, and narrating “Indianness”, as published within the literatures and cultures of India.

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