Elusive Terrain: Culture and Literary Memory

Hardcover | February 15, 2008

byMeenakshi Mukherjee

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Divided into two sections, the thirteen essays included in the volume address diverse issues pertaining to modern India. The first section examines a few strands among the many that are woen in the texture of our plural existence: language, translation, films, migration, nostalgia for a losthome, literary debates that cut across regions, while most essays in the second section go back in time to inquire the questions of religion, politics, the construction of the nation and forming of identities that constitute our past.

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Divided into two sections, the thirteen essays included in the volume address diverse issues pertaining to modern India. The first section examines a few strands among the many that are woen in the texture of our plural existence: language, translation, films, migration, nostalgia for a losthome, literary debates that cut across region...

Meenakshi Mukherjee is a retired Professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Honorary Professor at the University of Hyderabad.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.75 inPublished:February 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019569208X

ISBN - 13:9780195692082

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