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  • Grace and Mercy in Her Wild Hair

    Grace and Mercy in Her Wild Hair
    av Ramprasad Sen

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780934252942

    These poems written in the eighteenth-century in Bengal, express his passionate devotion for the praise of the Great Mother Goddess -- primarily in her manifestation as Kali, the dark goddess, guardian of the cycles of birth and death. His work emer…

  • The Home and the World

    The Home and the World
    av Rabindranath Tagore

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486822402

    An idealistic Bengali husband encourages his tradition-minded wife to venture out into the world, leading to her political awakening and attraction to a charismatic leader. This brilliantly poetic 1916 novel unfolds against the backdrop of the Parti…

  • Gitanjali

    Gitanjali
    av Tagore

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486414171

    Moving prose poems by great Bengali poet who won a Nobel Prize with his own translation of these moving works.

  • Songs Of Kabir

    Songs Of Kabir
    av Kabir

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590173794

    A New York Review Books Original Transcending divisions of creed, challenging social distinctions of all sorts, and celebrating individual unity with the divine, the poetry of Kabir is one of passion and paradox, of mind-bending riddles and exultant…

  • The Visceral Logics of Decolonization

    The Visceral Logics of Decolonization
    av Neetu Khanna

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478008170

    In The Visceral Logics of Decolonization Neetu Khanna rethinks the project of decolonization by exploring a knotted set of relations between embodied experience and political feeling that she conceptualizes as the visceral. Khanna focuses on the wor…

  • The Visceral Logics of Decolonization

    The Visceral Logics of Decolonization
    av Neetu Khanna

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781478007739

    In The Visceral Logics of Decolonization Neetu Khanna rethinks the project of decolonization by exploring a knotted set of relations between embodied experience and political feeling that she conceptualizes as the visceral. Khanna focuses on the wor…

  • Globalization, Nationalism and the Text of `Kichaka-Vadha'

    Globalization, Nationalism and the Text of `Kichaka-Vadha'

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783084333

  • Globalization, Nationalism and the Text of `Kichaka-Vadha'

    Globalization, Nationalism and the Text of `Kichaka-Vadha'

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781783082650

    This volume offers the first English translation of one of India's most celebrated works of anticolonial resistance. It is also the first edition of the play to provide an extensive historical-critical commentary and to draw on a comprehensive range…

  • The Poison Tree, a Tale of Hindu Life in Bengal (Dodo Press)

    The Poison Tree, a Tale of Hindu Life in Bengal (Dodo Press)
    av Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781406514377

  • The Pity of Partition: Manto S Life, Times, and Work Across the India-Pakistan Divide

    The Pity of Partition: Manto S Life, Times, and Work Across the India-Pakistan Divide
    av Ayesha Jalal

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691153629

    Saadat Hasan Manto (1912-1955) was an established Urdu short story writer and a rising screenwriter in Bombay at the time of India's partition in 1947, and he is perhaps best known for the short stories he wrote following his migration to Lahore in…

  • Anandamath, or The Sacred Brotherhood

    Anandamath, or The Sacred Brotherhood
    av Bankimcandra Chatterji

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195178579

    This is a translation of a historically important Bengali novel. Published in 1882, Chatterji's Anandamath helped create the atmosphere and the symbolism for the nationalist movement leading to Indian independence in 1947. It contains the famous hym…

  • Pool of Life

    Pool of Life
    av Kailash Puri

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845196028

    Eleanor Nesbitts introduction contextualises the life of Kailash Puri, Punjabi author and agony aunt, providing the story of the book itself and connecting the narrative to the history of the Punjabi diaspora and themes in Sikh Studies. She suggests…

  • In Stereotype

    In Stereotype
    av Mrinalini Chakravorty

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231165969

    In Stereotype confronts the importance of cultural stereotypes in shaping the ethics and reach of global literature. Mrinalini Chakravorty focuses on the seductive force and explanatory power of stereotypes in multiple South Asian contexts, whether…

  • The Epic of Ram, Volume 1

    The Epic of Ram, Volume 1
    av Tulsidas

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674425019

    The Epic of Ram by Tulsidas has become the most beloved retelling of the ancient Ramayana story across northern India and an influential literary masterpiece. This volume presents the poet's grand introduction to Ram, setting the stage for his adven…

  • Mirages of the Mind

    Mirages of the Mind
    av Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811224130

    Basharat and his family are Indian Muslims who have relocated to Pakistan, but who remain deeply steeped in the nostalgia of pre-Partition life in India. Through Mirages of the Mind's absurd anecdotes and unforgettable biographical sketches--which h…

  • Tagore's Ideas of the New Woman

    Tagore's Ideas of the New Woman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789381345160

    A notable contribution on Tagore's vision of womanhood This book theorizes the continuous reconfigurations--'making' and 'unmaking'--of female subjectivity in Tagore's life, his times, and his works. This transhistorical approach in the book makes g…

  • Contemporary Literature from Northeast India

    Contemporary Literature from Northeast India
    av Amit Baishya

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138597341

    The Northeast Indian borderlands, a cultural crossroads between South, Southeast and East Asia, constitute an important post-colonial exception to the narratives of nation, troubling the common perception of India as an ostensibly liberal regime. Th…

  • Disability in Translation

    Disability in Translation

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367333874

    This volume explores how disability is seen, written about, read and understood through literature and translation. Foregrounding the asymmetrical world of power relations, it delves into the act of translation to exhibit how disability is construct…

  • Disability in Translation

    Disability in Translation

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815369844

    This volume explores how disability is seen, written about, read and understood through literature and translation. Foregrounding the asymmetrical world of power relations, it delves into the act of translation to exhibit how disability is construct…

  • Tagore and the Feminine

    Tagore and the Feminine

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789351500674

    This book presents a range of Rabindranath Tagore's creative works, including translations of short stories, essays, poems, memoirs, songs and plays from his vast corpus to show his conception of the feminine and gender identity that are relevant ev…

  • Bodies of Song

    Bodies of Song
    av Linda Hess

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199374175

    Kabir was a great iconoclastic-mystic poet of fifteenth-century North India; his poems were composed orally, written down by others in manuscripts and books, and transmitted through song. Scholars and translators usually attend to written collection…

  • Bodies of Song

    Bodies of Song
    av Linda Hess

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199374168

    Kabir was a great iconoclastic-mystic poet of fifteenth-century North India; his poems were composed orally, written down by others in manuscripts and books, and transmitted through song. Scholars and translators usually attend to written collection…

  • Fence

    Fence
    av Ila Arab Mehta

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789383074877

    Ila Arab Mehta is an award-winning Gujarati author, perhaps most noted for her explorations of feminist thinking. In this new translation by Rita Kothari of her beautiful and skillfully crafted novel Fence, we meet Fateema Lokhandwala, a young Musli…

  • The Saga of Satisar

    The Saga of Satisar
    av Chandrakanta Chandrakanta

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789381017630

    Combining myth, legend, geography, history, and politics, The Saga of Satisar is the panoramic history of the Kashmiri Pandits. In it, award-winning Hindi writer Chandrakanta unspools a novel that spans two centuries, illustrating how Kashmiri lives…

  • Chotti Munda and His Arrow

    Chotti Munda and His Arrow
    av Mahasweta Devi

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405107044

    'I had but that one arrow', says Chotti Munda, the hero of this epic tale. A 'magic' arrow that stood for the pride, the wisdom, the culture of their society, a society threatened with inevitable disintegration as its traditional structures crumbled…

  • Chotti Munda and His Arrow

    Chotti Munda and His Arrow
    av Mahasweta Devi

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405107051

    'I had but that one arrow', says Chotti Munda, the hero of this epic tale. A 'magic' arrow that stood for the pride, the wisdom, the culture of their society, a society threatened with inevitable disintegration as its traditional structures crumbled…

  • Reading India Now

    Reading India Now
    av Ulka Anjaria

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439916636

    In an age of social media and reality television, reading and consumption habits in India now demand homegrown pulp fictions. Ulka Anjaria categorizes post-2000 Indian literature and popular culture as constituting "the contemporary," a movement def…

  • The Epic of Ram, Volume 5

    The Epic of Ram, Volume 5
    av Tulsidas

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674986145

    The Epic of Ram presents a new translation of the Ramcaritmanas of Tulsidas (1543-1623). Written in Avadhi, a literary dialect of classical Hindi, the poem has become the most beloved retelling of the ancient Ramayana story across northern India. A…

  • Empire, Nationalism and the Postcolonial World

    Empire, Nationalism and the Postcolonial World
    av Michael Collins

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415593953

    By presenting a new interpretation of Rabindranath Tagore's English language writings, this book places the work of India's greatest Nobel Prize winner and cultural icon in the context of imperial history and thereby bridges the gap between Tagore s…

  • Mother of 1084

    Mother of 1084
    av Mahasweta Devi

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788170461395

    Mahasweta Devi is one of India's foremost literary figures. Mother of 1084 is one of her most widely read works, written during the height of the Naxalite agitation - a militant communist uprising that was brutally repressed by the Indian government…

  • Dalit Text

    Dalit Text

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367218416

    This book, companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature, born from the struggle against social and…

  • Dalit Text

    Dalit Text

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138494572

    This book, companion to the much-acclaimed Dalit Literatures in India, examines questions of aesthetics and literary representation in a wide range of Dalit literary texts. It looks at how Dalit literature, born from the struggle against social and…

  • Singing to the Goddess

    Singing to the Goddess
    av Rachel Fell McDermott

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195134346

    This vibrant collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma. These poems - many of which are presented here for the first time in English translation - were written from the early eighteenth century u…

  • Singing to the Goddess

    Singing to the Goddess
    av Rachel Fell McDermott

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195134339

    This vibrant collection presents 145 brief Bengali lyric poems dedicated to the Hindu goddesses Kali and Uma. These poems - many of which are presented here for the first time in English translation - were written from the early eighteenth century u…

  • Breast Stories

    Breast Stories
    av Mahasweta Devi

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788170461401

    Mahasweta Devi is one of India's foremost literary figures. Mother of 1084 is one of her most widely read works, written during the height of the Naxalite agitation - a militant communist uprising that was brutally repressed by the Indian government…

  • The Epic of Ram, Volume 4

    The Epic of Ram, Volume 4
    av Tulsidas

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975026

    The Epic of Ram presents a new translation of the Ramcaritmanas of Tulsidas (1543-1623). Written in Avadhi, a literary dialect of classical Hindi, the poem has become the most beloved retelling of the ancient Ramayana story across northern India. A…

  • Bombay Stories

    Bombay Stories
    av Saadat Hasan Manto

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780804170604

    A collection of classic, yet shockingly contemporary, short stories set in the vibrant world of mid-century Bombay, from one of India's greatest writers. Arriving in 1930s Bombay, Saadat Hasan Manto discovered a city like no other. A metropolis for…

  • Badal Sircar

    Badal Sircar
    av Anjum Katyal

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789351503705

    The first full-length study of Badal Sircar, who brought theatre to the streets and to the masses in India! Badal Sircar (1925-2011) is one of the most important and influential figures in the history of post-independence Indian theatre. As a playw…

  • Colonialism, Modernity, and Literature

    Colonialism, Modernity, and Literature

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230619043

    The product of years of cross-border and cross-disciplinary collaboration, this is an innovative volume of essays situated at the intersection of multi-disciplinary fields: postcolonial/subaltern theory; comparative literary analysis, especially wit…

  • Ain't That a Knee-Slapper

    Ain't That a Knee-Slapper
    av Tim Hollis

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934110720

    There was a time when rural comedians drew most of their humor from tales of farmers' daughters, hogs, hens, and hill country high jinks. Lum and Abner and Ma and Pa Kettle might not have toured happily under the ""Redneck"" marquee, but they were i…

  • Ain't That a Knee-Slapper

    Ain't That a Knee-Slapper
    av Tim Hollis

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934110737

    There was a time when rural comedians drew most of their humor from tales of farmers' daughters, hogs, hens, and hill country high jinks. Lum and Abner and Ma and Pa Kettle might not have toured happily under the ""Redneck"" marquee, but they were i…

  • Women and Literary Narratives in Colonial India

    Women and Literary Narratives in Colonial India
    av Sukla Chatterjee

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138597464

    In the colonial context of South Asia, there is a glaring asymmetry in the written records of the interaction between the Bengali women and their European counterparts, which is indicative of the larger and the overall asymmetry of discursive power,…

  • Hinduism and Hindi Theater

    Hinduism and Hindi Theater
    av Diana Dimitrova

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137599223

    This book explores the representation of Hinduism through myth and discourse in urban Hindi theatre in the period 1880-1960. It discusses representative works of seven influential playwrights and looks into the ways they have imagined and re-imagine…

  • Religion and Public Memory

    Religion and Public Memory
    av Christian Lee Novetzke

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231141840

    Namdev is a central figure in the cultural history of India, especially within the field of bhakti, a devotional practice that has created publics of memory for over eight centuries. Born in the Marathi-speaking region of the Deccan in the late thir…

  • Show Yourself to My Soul

    Show Yourself to My Soul
    av Rabindranath Tagore, James Talarovic, Brother James

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781893732551

    Out of Bengal and the Hindu spiritual tradition comes a Nobel prize-winning mystical poet whose time for broad, popular acceptance has come. William Butler Yeats fell in love with these poems almost a 100 years ago, the Nobel Committee honored them…

  • The Magic Doe

    The Magic Doe

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199842940

    Mirigavati or The Magic Doe is the work of Shaikh Qutban Suhravardi, an Indian Sufi master who was also an expert poet and storyteller attached to the glittering court-in-exile of Sultan Husain Shah Sharqi of Jaunpur. Composed in 1503 as an introduc…

  • Untouchable Fictions

    Untouchable Fictions
    av Toral Jatin Gajarawala

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823245246

    Untouchable Fictions considers the crisis of literary realism- progressive, rural, regionalist, experimental- in order to derive a literary genealogy for the recent explosion of Dalit ("untouchable" caste) fiction. Drawing on a wide array of fiction…

  • Untouchable Fictions

    Untouchable Fictions
    av Toral Jatin Gajarawala

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780823245253

    Untouchable Fictions considers the crisis of literary realism- progressive, rural, regionalist, experimental- in order to derive a literary genealogy for the recent explosion of Dalit ("untouchable" caste) fiction. Drawing on a wide array of fiction…

  • The Empty Space

    The Empty Space
    av Geetanjali Shree

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857423948

    When a bomb explodes in a university cafe, nineteen students are killed. The Empty Space begins with the identification of these slain students. Slowly, each individual is claimed and taken away for a proper burial by their mourning family members.…

  • The Epic of Ram, Volume 3

    The Epic of Ram, Volume 3
    av Tulsidas

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674975019

    The Epic of Ram presents a new translation of the Ramcaritmanas of Tulsidas (1543-1623). Written in Avadhi, a literary dialect of classical Hindi, the poem has become the most beloved retelling of the ancient Ramayana story across northern India. A…

  • Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters

    Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters
    av Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182065

    This selection of poetry and prose by Ghalib provides an accessible and wide-ranging introduction to the preeminent Urdu poet of the nineteenth century. Ghalib's poems, especially his ghazals, remain beloved throughout South Asia for their arresting…

  • Ethnic Worlds in Select Indian Fiction

    Ethnic Worlds in Select Indian Fiction
    av Juri Dutta

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788132118466

    The book is the first of its kind in using the methodology of Comparative Literature to look at ethnographic fiction written in different regional languages of India. The issue of cultural identity of writers has often been seen as a simple case of…

  • Cosmopolitan Dreams

    Cosmopolitan Dreams
    av Jennifer Dubrow

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780824872700

    In late nineteenth-century South Asia, the arrival of print fostered a dynamic and interactive literary culture. There, within the pages of Urdu-language periodicals and newspapers, readers found a public sphere that not only catered to their intere…

  • Imaginary Maps

    Imaginary Maps
    av Mahasweta Devi

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415904636

    Imaginary Maps presents three stories from noted Bengali writer Mahasweta Devi in conjunction with readings of these tales by famed cultural and literary critic, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. Weaving history, myth and current political realities, thes…

  • The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die

    The Aunt Who Wouldn't Die
    av Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062976321

  • Ghalib

    Ghalib
    av Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231182072

    This selection of poetry and prose by Ghalib provides an accessible and wide-ranging introduction to the preeminent Urdu poet of the nineteenth century. Ghalib's poems, especially his ghazals, remain beloved throughout South Asia for their arresting…

  • Emerging South Asian Women Writers

    Emerging South Asian Women Writers

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433128905

    This volume was conceived as a space to provide visibility for South Asian women writers whose work has not had much exposure in the West. It contributes to the knowledge of South Asian women writers by including scholarship not only on little-known…

  • When Sun Meets Moon

    When Sun Meets Moon
    av Scott Kugle

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469626772

    The two Muslim poets featured in Scott Kugle's comparative study lived separate lives during the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries in the Deccan region of southern India. Here, they meet in the realm of literary imagination, illuminating the…

  • When Sun Meets Moon

    When Sun Meets Moon
    av Scott Kugle

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628912

    The two Muslim poets featured in Scott Kugle's comparative study lived separate lives during the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries in the Deccan region of southern India. Here, they meet in the realm of literary imagination, illuminating the…

  • The Crooked Line

    The Crooked Line
    av Ismat Chughtai

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781558615182

    A young Indian woman searches for her own identity as her country fights for independence in this novel from the award-winning Urdu Indian author. The Crooked Line is the story of Shamman, a spirited young woman who rebels against the traditional In…