Constructing Pakistan: Foundational Texts and the Rise of Muslim National Identity, 1857- 1947

Constructing Pakistan: Foundational Texts and the Rise of Muslim National Identity, 1857- 1947

by Masood Ashraf Raja

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195478112
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Masood Ashraf Raja is Assistant Professor of Postcolonial Literature and Theory at Kent State University, United States. His critical essays have been published in journals such as South Asian Review, Digest of Middle East Studies, Caribbean Studies, Muslim Public Affairs Journal, Mosaic and others. He is currently working on his second book entitled Secular Fundamentalism: Poetics of Incitement and the Muslim Sacred.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Dastanbuuy: Ghalib's Narrative of Survival
2. Post-Rebellion India and the Rise of Muslim Exceptionalism
3. The Muslim Literary Renaissance: Azad and Hali
4. Early Urdu Novel and Muslim Exceptionalism
5. The Critique of Loyalism: Naumani and Allahabadi
6. Iqbal: Challenging the Master's Discourse
7. The Politics of Muslim Nationhood

Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Introduction
1. Dastanbuuy: Ghalib's Narrative of Survival
2. Post-Rebellion India and the Rise of Muslim Exceptionalism
3. . The Muslim Literary Renaissance: Azad and Hali
4. Early Urdu Novel and Muslim Exceptionalism
5. The Critique of Loyalism: Naumani and Allahabadi
6. Iqbal: Challenging the Master's Discourse
7. The Politics of Muslim Nationhood
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography

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