Crossing borders : essays on literature, culture, and society in honor of Amritjit Singh / edited by Tapan Basu, Tasneem Shahnaaz.

Crossing Borders engages with the emergent field of borders studies, particularly in relation to North America, South Asia, and the transnational spaces they continue to embrace. While multicultural theory tends to emphasize specific and individual cultures, border studies examines the intersection...

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Other Authors: Basu, Tapan (Editor), Shahnaaz, Tasneem (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, [2017]
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface; Introduction; Part I: Multiculturalism and Its Discontents; 1 Out of Line; 2 Wave or Particle?; 3 Translating across the Borders; 4 Dancing with Italians; Part II: Nation and Sub-Nation; 5 Creating Kashmir; 6 Drawing the Durand Line; 7 Teaching Giovanni's Room in the Shadow of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; Part III: Diaspora and Trans-Nation; 8 Diasporic Subjectivity; 9 A Partition without Borders; 10 Caste, Race, and Intellectual History; Part IV: Gendered Identities; 11 Jessie Fauset and the Historiography of the Harlem Renaissance; 12 Space and the Shape of a Life.
  • 13 The Sexual Commodities, Racial Economies, and Critical Oversights of Felice Swados's House of FuryPart V: Art: Between the Popular and the Populist; 14 Langston Hughes and the Challenges of Populist Art; 15 Orality, History, and Narration; 16 Romare Bearden's Li'l Dan the Drummer Boy; Part VI: Journeys across Art and Life; 17 "Heritage" in America; 18 What Is Ralph Ellison All About?; 19 Writing across Borders; 20 A Native Son Abroad; Epilogue; Index; About the Editors and Contributors.