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The partition of Bengal : fragile borders and new identities / Debjani Sengupta.

By: Sengupta, Debjani.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: India : Cambridge University Press, 2016Description: xii, 274 p. : 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107061705 (hardback).Subject(s): Collective memory -- India -- Bengal | Collective memory -- Bangladesh | Partition, Territorial -- Social aspects -- India -- Bengal -- Historiography | Partition, Territorial -- Social aspects -- Bangladesh -- Historiography | Nationalism -- India -- Bengal -- Historiography | Nationalism -- Bangladesh -- Historiography | Partition, Territorial, in literature | Bengal (India) -- History -- Partition, 1947 -- Historiography | Bengal (India) -- In literature | Bengali fiction -- History and criticismDDC classification: 954.14035
Contents:
The Calcutta riots in representations and testimonies -- Noakhali and after : history, memory and representations -- Colony fiction : displacement and belonging in post-partition Bangla fiction -- From Dandakaranya to Marichjhapi : refugee rehabilitation in Bangla partition fictions -- The partition's afterlife : nation and narration from the north east of India and Bangladesh -- Uncanny landscapes and unstable borders : politics and identity in geo-narratives of the partition (2005-2010).
Summary: "Provides insights into current literary and cultural criticisms and focuses on certain influences of specific histories to develop a macro-historical perspective on partition"-- Provided by publisher.
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Books Books Shelf No. 32 Non-fiction 954.14035 SEP 2016 (Browse shelf) 1 Not For Loan (Restricted Access) 004479
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-266) and index.

The Calcutta riots in representations and testimonies -- Noakhali and after : history, memory and representations -- Colony fiction : displacement and belonging in post-partition Bangla fiction -- From Dandakaranya to Marichjhapi : refugee rehabilitation in Bangla partition fictions -- The partition's afterlife : nation and narration from the north east of India and Bangladesh -- Uncanny landscapes and unstable borders : politics and identity in geo-narratives of the partition (2005-2010).

"Provides insights into current literary and cultural criticisms and focuses on certain influences of specific histories to develop a macro-historical perspective on partition"-- Provided by publisher.

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