Salman Rushdie and Indian Historiography: Writing the Nation into Being

Salman Rushdie and Indian Historiography: Writing the Nation into Being

by Nicole Weickgenannt Thiara
     
 

Paying particular attention to the representation of women and to gendered notions of the nation, this book examines for the first time the marked parallels between Rushdie's critique of the Nehruvian legacy and the most significant recent trends in Indian historiography, especially the feminist and subalternist movements.  See more details below

Overview

Paying particular attention to the representation of women and to gendered notions of the nation, this book examines for the first time the marked parallels between Rushdie's critique of the Nehruvian legacy and the most significant recent trends in Indian historiography, especially the feminist and subalternist movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230205482
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
06/25/2009
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

NICOLE WEICKGENANNT THIARA received her MA from Heidelberg University, Germany, in English Studies and History, and was awarded a doctoral degree in English Studies from the University of Manchester, UK. She has taught at the University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and Liverpool Hope University.

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