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Dwelling in the archive : women writing house, home, and history in late colonial India / Antoinette Burton
Bib ID 2349959
Format BookBook
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Burton, Antoinette M., 1961-
 
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Description New York : Oxford University Press, 2003 
x, 202 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0195144244
0195144252
Full contents
  • 1. Memory Becomes Her: Women, Feminist History, and the Archive
  • 2. House, Daughter, Nation: Interiority, Architecture, and Historical Imagination in Janaki Majumdar's "Family History"
  • 3. Tourism in the Archives: Colonial Modernity and the Zenana in Cornelia Sorabji's Memoirs
  • 4. A Girlhood among Ghosts: House, Home, and History in Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a Broken Column
  • Epilogue: Archive Fever and the Panopticon of History.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-197) and index.

Subjects Majumdar, Janaki Agnes Penelope, 1886-1963. Family history.  |  Hosain, Attia, 1913-. Sunlight on a broken column.  |  Sorabji, Cornelia India calling.  |  Indic prose literature (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.  |  Women and literature -- India -- History -- 20th century.  |  Women -- India -- Biography -- History and criticism.  |  Families -- India -- Historiography.  |  Women -- India -- Historiography.  |  Autobiography -- Women authors.  |  Families in literature.  |  Home in literature.

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