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The Resource The agent in the margin : Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian fiction, Clara A.B. Joseph

The agent in the margin : Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian fiction, Clara A.B. Joseph

Label
The agent in the margin : Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian fiction
Title
The agent in the margin
Title remainder
Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian fiction
Statement of responsibility
Clara A.B. Joseph
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Agent in the Margin: Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian Fiction is a comprehensive study of the literary works of Nayantara Sahgal, daughter of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit-the first woman president of the United Nations General Assembly-and niece of Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister. Clara A.B. Joseph introduces Mahatma Gandhi's political and philosophical to literary analysis and utilizes non-structuralist aspects of Louis Althusser's theories of ideology to trace how characters marginalized by gender, class, race, and language in Sahgal's work assume agency, challenging poststructuralis
Cataloging source
CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Joseph, Clara A. B
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
index present
LC call number
PR9499.3.S154
LC item number
Z734 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Althusser, Louis
  • Gandhi
  • Althusser, Louis
  • Gandhi
  • Sahgal, Nayantara
  • Althusser, Louis
  • Gandhi
  • Sahgal, Nayantara
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Political and social views
Label
The agent in the margin : Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian fiction, Clara A.B. Joseph
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Introduction: Agency in the Margins: Althusser, Gandhi, Sahgal; Chapter One: The Interpellated "I": Gandhian Ideology and the Autobiographical Genre; Chapter Two: The Thinking Subject: Virginity and Swaraj; Chapter Three: The Special Place of Literature: Mahasati, Satyagrahi; Chapter Four: Overdetermination and Truth; Chapter Five: The Resisting Subject: Dignity of Lesser Breeds; Conclusion: Representing the Human Person; Works Cited; Index
Control code
311308115
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781554582815
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311308115
Label
The agent in the margin : Nayantara Sahgal's Gandhian fiction, Clara A.B. Joseph
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Introduction: Agency in the Margins: Althusser, Gandhi, Sahgal; Chapter One: The Interpellated "I": Gandhian Ideology and the Autobiographical Genre; Chapter Two: The Thinking Subject: Virginity and Swaraj; Chapter Three: The Special Place of Literature: Mahasati, Satyagrahi; Chapter Four: Overdetermination and Truth; Chapter Five: The Resisting Subject: Dignity of Lesser Breeds; Conclusion: Representing the Human Person; Works Cited; Index
Control code
311308115
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781554582815
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)311308115

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