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Orature, Literature and History: Exploring Northern Indian Popular Culture (19c-20c) – PART 1

By |2018-05-02T13:22:32+00:00May 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

How does awareness of contemporary orature change the way we approach historical texts? How can we use these texts as sources to write a history of the region which produced them? How can we use narrative patterns to compare distant forms of orature? And how can we make orature seriously part of the study of world literature?

Discovering eco-criticism in Hindi: Renu’s Tale of a barren land

By |2018-06-06T13:13:28+00:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In an ecocritical reading of Hindi author Phaniswarnath Renu, Amul Gyawali explores the dichotomies in his writing: state-society, centre-periphery and, crucially, man-nature

Comparison as Relation: Multilingual literary regions and comparative colonialisms

By |2018-07-09T15:47:00+00:00December 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A three-day workshop (14, 15 and 16 December 2017) hosted by MULOSIGE in collaboration with the Raza Foundation (New Delhi) and Delhi University