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Alternative Indias : Writing, Nation and Communalism
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Author : Peter Morey & Alex Tickell
Subject / Year : Social Science / 2008
Publisher : Overseas Press India Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN : 9788188689569
Price : INR 1195.00
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The debate over whether religious or secular identities provide the most viable model for a wider national identity has been a continuous feature of Indian politics from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Moreover, in the last thirty years the increasingly communal articulation of popular politics and the gradual rise of a constellation of Hindu nationalist parties headed by the BJP has increased the urgency of this debate.

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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