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Modern Language Quarterly (2022) 83 (2): 191–205.
Published: 01 June 2022
... Anglophone Anthropocene postcolonial South Asia India Postcolonialists do not start at the beginning. We know that there is no going back to a time before colonialism, or to a history antecedent to capitalism. But we are well acquainted with the question of ends. We have been asked many times...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2017) 78 (1): 27–50.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of South Asia, most notably Pritchett, have leaned toward reading this text in a structuralist fashion, largely ignoring the historical intricacies of its production. In her pioneering monograph Marvelous Encounters Pritchett ( 1985 : 7) categorizes the Fort William texts as “the first written North...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (2): 173–193.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Literature as a Citizen of the World, and Other Writings), ed. Pamusuk Eneste (Jakarta: Gramedia, 1983), 3 – 19. Earlier versions of this essay were presented in the South Asia seminar series, Univer- sity of Chicago, March 4, 1999, and at the workshop “Redefining World Literature,” University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2018) 79 (4): 373–396.
Published: 01 December 2018
... under Colonial Rule .” In Society and Circulation: Mobile People and Itinerant Cultures in South Asia, 1750–1950 , edited by Markovits Claude , Pouchepadass Jacques , and Subrahmanyam Sanjay , 1 – 22 . Delhi : Permanent Black . Marshall P. J. 1965 . The Impeachment...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (4): 563–586.
Published: 01 December 2000
...; Partha Chatterjee, “Beyond the Nation? Or Within?” Social Text, no. 56 (1998): 57–69. See also Foucault. A special issue of South Asia was dedicated to the public sphere in that region. See Sandria Freitag, introduction to “The Public,” special issue of South Asia 14...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (4): 553–566.
Published: 01 December 2020
... Anglophone Bangladeshi literature. Focusing on the significance of the event could also provide more nuanced and rooted analysis of successful global Anglophone novels from Africa and South Asia, such as Americanah , Behold the Dreamers , Burnt Shadows , Ghana Must Go , Homegoing , Reluctant...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 329–349.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and A. R. Misra (New Delhi: Manohar, Contemporary Dalit writing, however, decidedly follows the model of short prose ction originating in the West, with a long and illustrious history in South Asia. For this reason I focus on Anand, whose shift in narrative...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2004) 65 (3): 457–480.
Published: 01 September 2004
... (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997), 208 –12. Markley The Limits of the Postcolonial Past 459 economic power, national identity, and morality in a world that until 1800 was dominated economically by the empires of South Asia and the Far East.5 Japan, like China, has been...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 123–126.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Suvir Kaul Colonizing Nature: The Tropics in British Arts and Letters, 1760-1820 . By Beth Fowkes Tobin. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. xvi + 255 pp. University of Washington 2007 Suvir Kaul is professor of English and director of the South Asia Center...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2015) 76 (3): 305–331.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and Samaroo Brinsley , 14 – 15 . London : Hansib . Slate Nico . 2010 . “ A Coloured Cosmopolitanism: Cedric Dover’s Reading of the Afro-Asian World .” In Cosmopolitan Thought Zones: South Asia and the Global Circulation of Ideas , edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2012
... was guest editor of a special double issue of Novel devoted to comparative African fictions. This essay is part of a project on realism and novels in Africa and South Asia. © 2012 by University of Washington 2012 Realism, Reception, 1968, and West Africa Susan Z. Andrade f the title...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 March 2007
... territories and marked them, as well as the natural products taken from them, in its own idiom and image. Suvir Kaul Suvir Kaul is professor of English and director of the South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is author...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 111–114.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Suvir Kaul Suvir Kaul is professor of English and director of the South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is author of Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century (2000) and Thomas Gray and Literary Authority (1992). He has edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 115–118.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Suvir Kaul Suvir Kaul is professor of English and director of the South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is author of Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century (2000) and Thomas Gray and Literary Authority (1992). He has edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 119–122.
Published: 01 March 2007
... territories and marked them, as well as the natural products taken from them, in its own idiom and image. Suvir Kaul Suvir Kaul is professor of English and director of the South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is author...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Suvir Kaul Suvir Kaul is professor of English and director of the South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is author of Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century (2000) and Thomas Gray and Literary Authority (1992). He has edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (1): 132–135.
Published: 01 March 2007
.... Suvir Kaul Suvir Kaul is professor of English and director of the South Asia Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He is author of Poems of Nation, Anthems of Empire: English Verse in the Long Eighteenth Century (2000) and Thomas Gray and Literary Authority (1992). He has edited...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1988) 49 (2): 200–207.
Published: 01 June 1988
..., 1987. xv + 203 pp. $42.50, cloth; $14.95, paper. Goonetilleke, D. C. R. A. Images of the Raj: South Asia in the Literature of Empire. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1988. x + 181 pp. $29.95. Creenblatt, Stephen (editor). Rqbresenting the English Renaissance. Berkeley and Lon- don: University...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (1): 121–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of postcolonial memoir. She is working on a book about domestic servitude in contemporary postcolonial and transnational literatures, with a focus on South Asia. Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement . By Johnson Alan . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2011) 72 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 March 2011
... encompasses South Asia and the Pacific Rim, I want to focus on Afro-­orientalism in relation to the Islamic world in Africa (and, by extension, the Middle East). 11  An increasing number of recovery projects have traced the Islamic presence and influence in slave culture. See, e.g., Michael...