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Nation in Imagination : Essays on Nationalism Sub-Nationalism and Narration

C Vijayasree; Meenakshi Mukherjee; Harish Trivedi and T Vijay Kumar

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ISBN 10: 8125033637 / ISBN 13: 9788125033639
Published by Orient Longman, 2007
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Contents Acknowledgements. Introduction/C. Vijayasree. Section I. Re imagining the nation 1. Nationalism and the imagination/Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. 2. Re imagining communities/Helen Tiffin. 3. Nationalism and peculiarities of the Indian/Aijaz Ahmad. 4. Varieties of nationalism culture and resistance in the Indian English novel/Satish C. Aikant. 5. Benedict Anderson revisited/Tim J. Cribb. 6. British orientalism and the Hindu nation Robert Southey's Palimpsest of Kehama 1800 1810/Daniel Sanjiv Roberts. 7. Nation literature and institutional change/Leslie Monkman. 8. A roadmap to civilianisation/Probal Dasgupta. 9. The emperor's new clothes/Bill Ashcroft. Section. II. De centring the nation 10. The Caledonian Diaspora in Australia a foot in each camp/Susan Cowan. 11. From empire to empire Writing the transnational Anglo Indian self in Australia/Debjani Ganguly. 12. Gendering imaginations stories by some Canadian Mothers of the Nation/Wendy Robbins. 13. Ghost spaces living histories memory and photography in contemporary native North American women's poetry/Jennifer Andrews. 14. Woman and nation in the works of contemporary female Egyptian writers/Stella Borg Barthet. 15. Fabricating community local national and global in three Indian novels/Paul Sharrad. 16. Subversive migrant labour in Monica Ali's Brick Lane and Zadie Smith's White Teeth/Devon Campbell Hall. 17. The nation and the Indian tribes a diachronic view/Ivy Imogene Hansdak. Notes on contributors. Index. The essays in this volume examine the swiftly changing connotations of the concept of nation in the global world of today. They analyse the contradictory as well as complementary relationship that exists between two major political and intellectual categories the national and the global and raise a host of questions that are pertinent to individual and collective life in contemporary society. The areas of concern identified range from the problems of marginalized communities within nation to the new neo colonial imperatives of the politics of globalisation. The title Nation in Imagination signals the discursive grounds for debate and points to the role of the shaping influence of narratives in the shifting contours of nation. 274 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 67756

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Title: Nation in Imagination : Essays on ...

Publisher: Orient Longman

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

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The book is a collection of papers presented at the 13th Triennial conference of the Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS), held in 2004 in Hyderabad. The essays examine the swiftly changing connotations of nation in today s global world. The contributors to the volume come from different parts of the world, and this makes the collection a truly cross-cultural attempt to re-examine nationalism and understand its complex negotiations in the present. The title Nation in Imagination points to the shaping influence of narratives in the shifting contours of the concept of nation.

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Dr C. Vijayasree is Professor of English at Osmania University, Hyderabad. Dr Meenakshi Mukherjee retired as Professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Dr Harish Trivedi is Professor of English at Delhi University, Delhi. Dr T. Vijay Kumar is Professor of English at Osmania University, Hyderabad.

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