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The Resource Postcolonial urban outcasts : city margins in South Asian literature, edited by Madhurima Chakraborty and Umme Al-wazedi

Postcolonial urban outcasts : city margins in South Asian literature, edited by Madhurima Chakraborty and Umme Al-wazedi

Label
Postcolonial urban outcasts : city margins in South Asian literature
Title
Postcolonial urban outcasts
Title remainder
city margins in South Asian literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Madhurima Chakraborty and Umme Al-wazedi
Title variation
City margins in South Asian literature
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
820.9/954
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9570.S64
LC item number
P67 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chakraborty, Madhurima
  • Al-wazedi, Umme
Series statement
Routledge research in postcolonial literatures
Series volume
55
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • South Asian literature (English)
  • South Asian literature
  • Cities and towns in literature
  • Marginality, Social, in literature
  • Outcasts in literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • Cities and towns in literature
  • Marginality, Social, in literature
  • Outcasts in literature
  • Postcolonialism in literature
  • South Asian literature
  • South Asian literature (English)
Label
Postcolonial urban outcasts : city margins in South Asian literature, edited by Madhurima Chakraborty and Umme Al-wazedi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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 One: Urban Outcasts, Urban Subalterns. 1. Recasting the Outcasts: New/Old Urban Subjectivities in Three Hyderabadi Texts / Nazia Akhtar. 2. Macabre Flights and Critical Irrealism: Subalterns and Outcasts in Nabarun Bhattacharya's Fiction / Sourit Bhattacharya. 3. "Someone called India": Urban Trauma and the Tribal Body of Mahasweta Devi's "Douloti the Bountiful" / Jay Rajiva . 4. "Stuck at Pause": Representations of the Comatose City in Vishwajyoti Ghosh's Delhi Calm / Amit Baishya. -- Section Two: The National, The Global, and the Diaspora. 5. Unmoored: Passing, Slumming, and Return-Writing in New India / Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan. 6. Lahore, Lahore Aye: Bapsi Sidhwa and Mohsin Hamid's City Fictions / Claire Chambers. 7. Between Aspiration and Imagination: Exploring Native-Cosmopolitanism in Adib Khan's Spiral Road and Mohammad Hanif's Our Lady of Alice Bhatti / Payel Chattopadhyay Mukherjee, Arnapurna Rath and Koshy Tharakan. 8. Portrayal of a Dystopic Dhaka: On Diaspora Reproductions of Bangladeshi Urbanity / Maswood Akhter. -- Section Three: The Space of the Margins. 9. Imag(in)ing the city: A Study of Ahmed Ali's Twilight in Delhi / Nishat Haider. 10. Gendering Place and Possibility in Shashi Deshpande's That Long Silence and Kavery Nambisan's A Town Like Ours / Lauren J. Lacey and Joy E. Ochs. 11. Delhi at the Margins: Heterotopic Imagination and Alternative Urbanity in Trickster City / Sanjukta Poddar. -- Section Four: Forms of Urban Outcasting . 2. "Oh, Oh Colombo": Carl Muller's Palimpsestic Urban Elegy in Colombo: A Novel / Maryse Jayasuriya. 13. The fiction of Anosh Irani: the magic of a traumatized community / Kelly A. Minerva. 14. New Capital? Representing Bangalore in Recent Crime Fiction / Anna Guttman
Control code
958141124
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 281 pages
Isbn
9781138677234
Lccn
2016024649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)958141124
Label
Postcolonial urban outcasts : city margins in South Asian literature, edited by Madhurima Chakraborty and Umme Al-wazedi
Publication
Copyright
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 One: Urban Outcasts, Urban Subalterns. 1. Recasting the Outcasts: New/Old Urban Subjectivities in Three Hyderabadi Texts / Nazia Akhtar. 2. Macabre Flights and Critical Irrealism: Subalterns and Outcasts in Nabarun Bhattacharya's Fiction / Sourit Bhattacharya. 3. "Someone called India": Urban Trauma and the Tribal Body of Mahasweta Devi's "Douloti the Bountiful" / Jay Rajiva . 4. "Stuck at Pause": Representations of the Comatose City in Vishwajyoti Ghosh's Delhi Calm / Amit Baishya. -- Section Two: The National, The Global, and the Diaspora. 5. Unmoored: Passing, Slumming, and Return-Writing in New India / Ragini Tharoor Srinivasan. 6. Lahore, Lahore Aye: Bapsi Sidhwa and Mohsin Hamid's City Fictions / Claire Chambers. 7. Between Aspiration and Imagination: Exploring Native-Cosmopolitanism in Adib Khan's Spiral Road and Mohammad Hanif's Our Lady of Alice Bhatti / Payel Chattopadhyay Mukherjee, Arnapurna Rath and Koshy Tharakan. 8. Portrayal of a Dystopic Dhaka: On Diaspora Reproductions of Bangladeshi Urbanity / Maswood Akhter. -- Section Three: The Space of the Margins. 9. Imag(in)ing the city: A Study of Ahmed Ali's Twilight in Delhi / Nishat Haider. 10. Gendering Place and Possibility in Shashi Deshpande's That Long Silence and Kavery Nambisan's A Town Like Ours / Lauren J. Lacey and Joy E. Ochs. 11. Delhi at the Margins: Heterotopic Imagination and Alternative Urbanity in Trickster City / Sanjukta Poddar. -- Section Four: Forms of Urban Outcasting . 2. "Oh, Oh Colombo": Carl Muller's Palimpsestic Urban Elegy in Colombo: A Novel / Maryse Jayasuriya. 13. The fiction of Anosh Irani: the magic of a traumatized community / Kelly A. Minerva. 14. New Capital? Representing Bangalore in Recent Crime Fiction / Anna Guttman
Control code
958141124
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 281 pages
Isbn
9781138677234
Lccn
2016024649
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)958141124

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