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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 145–159.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Madhumita Lahiri Abstract Whereas most modern South Asian vernacular literatures emerged in concert with nationalism, Tagore moved Bengali literature to its contemporary colloquial form even as he became ever more critical of Indian nationalism. This essay follows Tagore’s anti-nationalist and pan...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (1): 141–143.
Published: 01 March 2022
...Roanne Kantor rlkantor@stanford.edu Imperfect Solidarities: Tagore, Gandhi, Du Bois, and the Global Anglophone . By Madhumita Lahiri . Evanston, IL : Northwestern University Press , 2020 . 232 pp. Copyright © 2022 by University of Oregon 2022 1. Don’t Skip; 2. Read...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 105–113.
Published: 01 June 2018
... for and resists translation.” The ambiguities of the vernacular as a medium, and vernacularization as a process, that both “cries out for and resists translation” are evident within Madhumita Lahiri’s final contribution (“Print for the People”). Lahiri’s interventions center on the language politics...
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Comparative Literature (2022) 74 (3): 289–292.
Published: 01 September 2022
... in the Indian English literary sphere. Of course, I had heard of Amitav Ghosh, Jhumpa Lahiri, Arundhati Roy, Salman Rushdie, and Vikram Seth. But I read them and many others for the first time voraciously, thanks to the well-stocked libraries in Delhi. Increasingly, I found myself alienated from many...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (1): 111–128.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., branding, and the forces of the market. The view of globalization that he detects in works such as Don DeLillo’s Under- world and Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies is less gloomy and pessimistic than one might expect. Rejecting “polarized accounts of consumption and the mar- ket,” Annesley...
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Comparative Literature (2018) 70 (2): 114–131.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Language Association conventions and invited lecture at Pennsylvania State University: Thomas Beebee, Jonathan Eburne, Caroline Eckhardt, Hoda El Shakry, Nergis Ertürk, Charlotte Eubanks, Simon Gikandi, Yogita Goyal, Rosemary Jolly, Priya Joshi, Madhumita Lahiri, Mukoma wa Ngũgĩ, David Palumbo-Liu...