Colonialism, Modernity, and Literature

A View from India

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ISBN: 978-0-230-61908-1 (Print) 978-0-230-11834-8 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Introduction: Viewing Colonialism and Modernity through Indian Literature

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      Pages 1-21

      Introduction: Viewing Colonialism and Modernity through Indian Literature

  3. Views from Below: Comparing Literary Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Pages 25-54

      Critical Realisms in the Global South: Narrative Transculturation in Senapati’s Six Acres and a Third and García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude

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      Pages 55-89

      Views from Above and Below: George Eliot and Fakir Mohan Senapati

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      Pages 91-112

      Two Classic Tales of Village India: The Realist Epistemology of Chha Mana Atha Guntha and Godaan

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      Pages 113-133

      The Emergence of the Modern Subject in Oriya and Assamese Literatures: Fakir Mohan Senapati and Hemchandra Barua

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      Pages 135-152

      The Indigenous Modernity of Gurajada Apparao and Fakir Mohan Senapati

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      Pages 153-170

      “Why Don’t You Speak?”: The Narrative Politics of Silence in Senapati, Premchand, and Monica Ali

  4. The Many Contexts of Six Acres and a Third

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 171-171

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      Pages 173-185

      The Representation of Women and Gender Relations in Six Acres and a Third

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      Pages 187-206

      Rediscovering Ramachandra Mangaraj and Historicizing Senapati’s Critique of Colonialism

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      Pages 207-228

      The Tradition-Modernity Dialectic in Six Acres and a Third

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 229-261