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Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374978-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... This chapter contributes to scholarly discussions of the role of popular fiction in the development of a female selfhood. It explores how reading Urdu-language fiction contributed to the development of a young Muslim girl’s sense of self, as she was growing up in the 1920s in a scholarly...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
... Zakira Begam Urdu language novels modern educations memoir ...
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By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... Urdu poetry Gujarat riots Aqeel Shatir Narendra Modi ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... A report on the poetry of Aqeel Shatir, a Muslim poet in Gujarat, where in 2002 more than a thousand Muslims were killed by Hindu mobs. Shatir writes in Urdu, a language predominantly used by Muslims in India. A few years ago, Shatir was in the news when a critic introducing his book remarked...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... on the poetry of Aqeel Shatir, a Muslim poet in Gujarat, where in 2002 more than a thousand Muslims were killed by Hindu mobs. Shatir writes in Urdu, a language predominantly used by Muslims in India. A few years ago, Shatir was in the news when a critic introducing his book remarked on how the Gujarat chief...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7497-8
...Negotiating Autobiography<subtitle>Between Assertion and Subversion</subtitle> This chapter contributes to scholarly discussions of the role of popular fiction in the development of a female selfhood. It explores how reading Urdu-language fiction contributed to the development of a young...