Contemporary English-Language Indian Children's Literature : Representations of Nation, Culture, and the New Indian Girl.

Concurrent with increasing scholarly attention toward national children's literatures, Contemporary English-language Indian Children's Literature explores an emerging body of work that has thus far garnered little serious critical attention. Superle critically examines the ways Indian chil...

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Author / Creator: Superle, Michelle.
Format: eBook Electronic
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint: Florence : Taylor & Francis Group, 2011.
Series:Children's Literature and Culture Ser.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Front Cover
  • Contemporary English-Language Indian Children's Literature
  • Copyright Page
  • Contents
  • Series Editor's Foreword
  • Foreword
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Contemporary English-language Indian Children's Novels as Aspirational Literature
  • Chapter 1. The Development of Contemporary, English-language Indian Children's Novels
  • Chapter 2. Indian Women Writers: Imagining the New Indian Girl
  • Chapter 3. Imagining Unity in Diversity through Cooperation and Friendship
  • Chapter 4. Imagining and Performing the Indian Nation
  • Chapter 5. Imagining "Indianness"
  • Chapter 6. Imagining Identity in the Diaspora: Performing a "Masala" Self
  • Chapter 7. Performing New Indian Girlhood
  • Conclusion: Old and New Boundaries
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.