Franklin

The Invention of Private Life : Literature and Ideas.

Author/Creator:
Kaviraj, Sudipta.
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (381 pages)
Subjects:
Bengali literature -- History and criticism -- 19th century.
Bengali literature -- History and criticism -- 20th century.
Bengali literature.
Literature and society.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
An acclaimed political thinker traces the intimate experiences of history in the formal experiments of modern literature.
Contents:
Intro
Table of Contents
Introduction: Literature as the Mirror of Modernity
1. On the Advantages of Being a Barbarian
2. Literature and the Moral Imaginations of Modernity
3. The Two Histories of Literary Culture in Bengal
4. A Strange Love of Abstractions: The Making of a Language of Patriotism in Modern Bengali
5. Tagore and Transformations in the Ideals of Love
6. The Poetry of Interiority: The Creation of a Language of Modern Subjectivity in Tagore's Poetry
7. Laughter and Subjectivity: The Self-Ironical Tradition in Bengali Literature
8. Reading a Song of the City: Images of the City in Literature and Films
9. The Art of Despair: The Sense of the City in Modern Bengali Poetry
10. The Invention of Private Life: A Reading of Sibnath Sastri's Autobiography
11. The Second Mahabharata
Index.
Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Kaviraj, Sudipta The Invention of Private Life
ISBN:
9780231539548
9780231174398
OCLC:
914250889
Loading...
Location Notes Your Loan Policy
Description Status Barcode Your Loan Policy