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Author Butt, Nadia.

Title Transcultural Memory and Globalised Modernity in Contemporary Indo-English Novels
Published De Gruyter, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
Series Media and Cultural Memory= ; Volume 20 Medien und kulturelle Erinnerung, 1613-8961
Media and cultural memory ; Volume 20
Contents Frontmatter -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- 1. Introduction: Rewriting the Past -- Memory, History and the Indo-English Novel of the 1980s and 1990s -- 2. Memory and Transculturality -- 3. Literature and Transcultural Memory -- 4. Novels of Political Memories: Partition and Reconciliation -- 5. Novels of Private Memories: Through the Looking Glass -- 6. Rerouting and Remapping: The Indo-English Novel of Transcultural Memory after 2000 -- 7. Conclusion: 'Overlapping Territories, Intertwined Histories' -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This study develops a theory of transcultural memory in relation to the recent phenomena of globalised modernity. It aims to address the connection between memory and culture, and memory and modernity in contemporary Indo-English novels to shed new light on memory cultures in the South Asian context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Collective memory in literature.
Globalization in literature.
Indic literature (English) -- History and criticism.
Collective memory in literature.
Globalization in literature.
Indic literature (English)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110367351
3110387115
9783110367355
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