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In Stereotype : South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary.

Author/Creator:
Chakravorty, Mrinalini.
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (337 pages)
Series:
Literature Now
Literature Now
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Subjects:
South Asian literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Confronts the importance of cultural stereotypes in shaping the ethics and reach of global literature.
Contents:
Intro
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments
Prologue: Stereotypes as Provocation
1. Why the Stereotype? Why South Asia?
2. To Understand Me, You'll Have to Swallow a World: Margins, Multitudes, and the Nation in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children
3. Slumdog or White Tiger? The Abjection and Allure of Slums
4. The Dead That Haunt Anil's Ghost: Subaltern Stereotypes and Postcolonial Melancholia
5. From Bangladesh to Brick Lane: The Biocultural Stereotypes of Migrancy
6. Good and Bad Transnationalisms: Outsourcing and Terror
Epilogue: The Afterlife of Stereotypes
Notes
Bibliography
Index.
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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: Chakravorty, Mrinalini In Stereotype
ISBN:
9780231537766
9780231165969
OCLC:
892244194