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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 31–49.
Published: 01 September 2011
.../Bangladeshi, Muslim, and Bengali nationalisms during the twentieth century.3 Set within the political context of an increasingly influential religious right throughout South Asia, Lajja’s immediate narrative extends over thir- teen days beginning on 7 December 1992, the day after the razing of the...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 103–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... Provincializing Europe (2002). It is worth noting here that a number of Bengalis fundamentally associated with the subaltern studies project, namely the two mentioned above, Gay- atri Spivak (whose Deuskar lecture at the Center for Studies in the...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): np.
Published: 01 March 2004
... is on issues of nationalism and authenticity in nineteenth-century Bengali poetry, and she is writing a book on this subject tentatively titled “Poetry and the Nation State.” She is also editing a comprehensive edition of the works of Henry Louis Vivian Derozio for Oxford University Press, Delhi...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 123–131.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... This culminated in the establishment of a People’s Republic of Bangladesh on 16 December 1971. During the nine months of the war, the Pakistani army with the assistance of local collaborators killed between three hun- dred thousand and three million (official and contested numbers) Bengali men...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2004
.... Challenging Chakra- barty’s claim of an “intimate” historical link between fiction and Bengali political modernity, Chaudhuri reminds us on the contrary that poetry was the more influential genre in the literature of Bengali nationalism dur...
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Social Text (1 September 2000) 18 (3 (64)): 47–66.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of the impossibility of the nation’s own materialization as an object of desire.”24 Chakrabarty goes to the word mangal in his speaking of excess. Mangal is a word that Bengali urban women, in writing about the pro...
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Social Text (1 December 2004) 22 (4 (81)): 113–139.
Published: 01 December 2004
... change. I come from an inscribed city, Kolkata, whose inscriptions are in the mode of disappearance as the state of West Bengal moves into economic restructuring. The inscriptions of Kolkata, in Bengali, are never read by international commentary, Left and Right.18 As I write, I have a vision...
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Social Text (1 June 2005) 23 (2 (83)): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2005
... performance of prostitutes did not unsettle the indigenous elite. Actors and playwrights of the Bengali stage were keen to accommodate prostitute women in public performance, which was considered an act of moral degra- dation for...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 19–44.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Ghosh, in the late nineteenth century, the Bengali novelist Bankim Chandra Chatterjee averred that “anyone who wishes to address all Hin- dus must of necessity write in English.”8 It might be remembered that Bankim’s most famous novel of religious atavism, Anandamath...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Pakistan’s diverse Social Text 108 • Fall 2011 3 ethnic groups. Foremost among these was the voice of its Bengali citizens, who as the largest demographic claimed their economic and...
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Social Text (1 March 2004) 22 (1 (78)): 123–145.
Published: 01 March 2004
... women’s literature linked and the “inner” to the reform of Muslim domestic space in colonial India. In a much-cited work, Partha Chatterjee (1993) shows how Bengali nationalists sought to space. close the domestic space to colonial penetration through constructing the categories of home...
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Social Text (1 June 2012) 30 (2 (111)): 1–20.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Similarly, in 2005 the Indian government began the construc- tion of a barrier along the entire 2,500-mile border between India and Bangladesh in an effort to limit the illegal entry of Bengalis into India.3 At the level of political governance, the...
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Social Text (1 September 2014) 32 (3 (120)): 69–86.
Published: 01 September 2014
... adaptation of the 1917 Bengali novel Devdas experiences emotional torture amidst unrequited love and alcohol addiction.24 In 2009, “Emotional Atyachaar” leapt from song title to urban argot to reflect a conflicted inner state with tinges of addiction, even becoming the title of a television program...
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Social Text (1 December 2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
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Social Text (1 June 2001) 19 (2 (67)): 15–41.
Published: 01 June 2001
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Social Text (1 December 2001) 19 (4 (69)): 29–51.
Published: 01 December 2001
... politically contin- gent. Partha Chatterjee (1993, 120–21) has argued that Bengali national- ist discourse of the nineteenth century constituted woman and home as the space of national tradition through the ideological separation of mate...