The routes of national identity in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines

Singh, Sujala (2005) The routes of national identity in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines. In, Morey, Peter and Tickell, Alex (eds.) Alternative Indias: Writing, Nation and Communalism. Amsterdam, Editions Rodopi, 161-180. (Cross/Cultures - Readings in the Post/Colonial Literatures in English 82).


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Table of Contents

Peter MOREY and Alex TICKELL: Introduction

Anshuman A. MONDAL: The Limits of Secularism and the Construction of Composite National Identity in India

Alex TICKELL: The Discovery of Aryavarta: Hindu Nationalism and Early Indian Fiction in English

Elleke BOEHMER: “First Realise Your Need”: Manju Kapur’s Erotic Nation

Shirley CHEW: “Cutting Across Time”: Memory, Narrative, and Identity in Shashi Deshpande’s Small Remedies

Amina YAQIN: The Communalization and Disintegration of Urdu in Anita Desai’s In Custody

Ashok BERY: “Reflexive Worlds”: The Indias of A.K. Ramanujan

Peter MOREY: Communalism, Corruption and Duty in Rohinton Mistry’s Family Matters

Sujala SINGH: The Routes of National Identity in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines

Ralph J. CRANE: Inscribing a Sikh India: An Alternative Reading of Khushwant Singh’s Train to Pakistan

Sharmila SEN: No Passports, No Visas: The Line of Control

Between India and Pakistan in Contemporary Bombay Cinema

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ISBNs: 9042019271 (hardback)
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Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
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Date Deposited: 08 May 2006
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