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Social Text (2011) 29 (3 (108)): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2011
... stories on the 1947 partition of British India by Sa'adat Hasan Manto. By concentrating on Manto's writings, this essay revisits Pakistan's early history to demonstrate how, after the country's creation, there was continued debate among intellectuals about what would constitute a national culture...
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Social Text (2009) 27 (4 (101)): 45–66.
Published: 01 December 2009
... critique of Pakistani and Indian nationalisms as the absurd determination to bring forth certainty from irresolution, Saadat Hasan Manto’s celebrated short story “The Dog of Teetwal,” is set right within this uncertain borderland: the village of Teet...
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Social Text (2000) 18 (3 (64)): 87–103.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Despite huge differences of impulse and emphasis from the latter, one may point in the Indian and Urdu context, for instance, to numerous precedents: to the unapologetic urbanism of the fiction of Saadat Hasan Manto, to Faiz...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 75–93.
Published: 01 March 2008
... there has been a struggle over interpretive frameworks — both from the government leadership, in particular President Thabo Mbeki and Health Minister Dr. Manto Social Text 94 • Spring 2008 81 Tshabalala-Msimang, who...
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Social Text (2008) 26 (1 (94)): 95–114.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., held in Toronto in August 2006, the South African president, Thabo Mbeki, and health minister, Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, were regularly personified as recalcitrant and ignorant, if not pernicious and murderous, for their apparent reluc- tance to unambiguously affirm the doctrine: “HIV...