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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 71–98.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Anand Vivek Taneja Abstract In a time of dominant Hindu nationalism and rising Islamophobia in India, Urdu poetry is the medium in which an alternative political theology finds popular articulation, questioning the “normative horizon” of the nation-state. The political theology being articulated...
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Public Culture (2022) 34 (1 (96)): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2022
...). They substantiate a political claim to transnational mobility as part of the “internationalism of the vulnerable” (49). In “‘Hindustan Is a Dream’: Urdu Poetry and the Political Theology of Intimacy,” Anand Vivek Taneja brings us to protests in the wake of the December 2019 passage of the Indian Citizenship...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 131–158.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Geeta Patel © 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Geeta Patel teaches in the Department of Women's Studies at Wellesley College. She is the author of Lyrical Movements, Historical Hauntings: On Gender, Colonialism and Desire in Miraji's Urdu Poetry (2002) and coeditor of the GLQ...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 1992
... to be carrying a book of Urdu poetry. A Hindu friend of mine suffered a similar experience upon emerging from the “Muslim” Khuda Bakhsh library in Patna. Such incidents, which form the staple of Muslim conversation, are ignored by everyone else. July last, for instance, a seventeen-year-old Muslim boy...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 77–82.
Published: 01 January 1993
... in Hindi novels, poetry and plays, characterized by the slogan “Hindi, Hindu, Hindustan What should be explained, accordingly, is why an “Urdu, 1. See Grewal (1988). 2. See Lelyveld (1993). 3. See Chandra (1992, chap. 3, “Defining the Nation 80 Muslim, Pakistan” did...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 307–328.
Published: 01 May 2007
... characters. A big part of the dialogue was reconstituted here in that language, where it had been playing in the ears of my mind. The political debates and arguments in the novel are more real in the Hindi. The Hindi-Urdu poetry that had been put into English in the novel has now returned...
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Public Culture (2004) 16 (1): 97–118.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of standardization in Urdu . Available online at www.cicc.or.jp/english/hyoujyunka/mlit4/71–0Pakistan/Pakistan2.html . From Englishization to Imposed Multilingualism: Globalization, the Internet...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 109–145.
Published: 01 January 1999
... spaces to enjoy company and conviviality is surely no monopoly of any particular region. Nor is the word only a Bengali word; it exists in Hindi and Urdu and means a “place of gathering” (bus terminals in north India are called “bus-addas...