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Enlightenment in the colony : the Jewish question and the crisis of postcolonial culture / Aamir R. Mufti
Bib ID 3990327
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Mufti, Aamir
 
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Description Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2007 
325 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780691057316
0691057311
9780691057323
069105732X
Full contents
  • Prologue : towards a genealogy of postcolonial secularism
  • Pt. I. Emergence : Europe and its others
  • Ch. 1. Jewishness as minority : emergence of a European problematic
  • Ch. 2. Inscriptions of minority in British late imperial culture : from Daniel Deronda to A passage to India
  • Pt. II. Displacements : on the verge of India
  • Ch. 3. Jawaharlal Nehru and Abul Kalam Azad : discovering India
  • Ch. 4. Saadat Hasan Manto : a greater story writer than God
  • Ch. 5. Faiz Ahmed Faiz : towards a lyric history of India
  • Epilogue : in my beginning is my end : Jewish exile and the language of English India.
 
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Secularism -- India -- History.  |  Nationalism -- India -- History.  |  Muslims in literature.  |  Jews in literature.  |  Jews -- Europe -- Identity -- History.  |  Liberalism -- Europe -- History.  |  India -- Colonial influence.

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