Colonialism, Modernity, and Literature

A View from India

  • Editors
  • Satya P. Mohanty

Part of the The Future of Minority Studies book series (FMS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction: Viewing Colonialism and Modernity through Indian Literature

  3. Views from Below: Comparing Literary Perspectives

  4. The Many Contexts of Six Acres and a Third

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 229-261

About this book


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 with a South Asian and transnational focus; the study of 'alternative' and 'indigenous' modernities


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Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-61908-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-11834-8
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