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Author Hubel, Teresa.

Title Whose India? : the independence struggle in British and Indian fiction and history / Teresa Hubel.

Published Durham : Duke University Press, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  823.0093254 HUBE    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 234 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-230) and index.
Contents 1. Containing Indian Nationalism: Kipling's Struggle -- 2. A Memsahib and Her Not-So-Simple Adventures -- 3. Liberal Imperialism as a Passage to India -- 4. The High-Caste Hindu Woman as a Site of Contest in Imperialist/Nationalist India -- 5. Gandhi, Ambedkar, and Untouchable -- 6. Nostalgia and 1947.
Summary This book, then, foregrounds issues such as canonization and gender in its efforts to confront head-on the politics of imperialism and nationalism in India. Its organization is primarily chronological, but it does proceed along developing thematic lines as well.
Subject Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 -- Knowledge -- India.
Anglo-Indian fiction -- History and criticism.
Indic fiction (English) -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- Indic influences.
India -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements -- Historiography.
India -- In literature.
ISBN 0822317184 (alk. paper)
0822317087 (paperback: alk. paper)