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Caste, hybridity and the construction of cultural identity in colonial India

Ravindiran Vaitheespara

Caste, hybridity and the construction of cultural identity in colonial India

Maraimalai Adigal and the intellectual genealogy of Dravidian nationalism, 1800-1950.

by Ravindiran Vaitheespara

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Pagination567 leaves.
Number of Pages567
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ISBN 100612586561

Coolie portrays the picaresque adventures of Munoo, a young boy forced to leave his hill village to fend for himself and discover the journey takes him far from home to towns and cities, to Bomboy and Simla, sweating as servant, factory-worker and rickshaw driver. It is a fight for survival that illuminates, with raw immediacy, the grim fate of the masses in pre/5.   A theory of postcolonialism must, then, respond to more than the merely chronological construction of post-independence, and to more than just the discursive experience of imperialism." Colonized peoples reply to the colonial legacy by writing back to the center, when the indigenous peoples write their own histories and legacies using the.

Representation of the ‘National Self’—Novelistic Portrayal of a New Cultural Identity in Gora Dipankar Roy Visva-Bharati, India Abstract Any colonial rule involves a systematic and ruthless attack on the culture and heritage of the colonized race. This often results in a total loss or at least maiming of the sense of 'self' for the. 3 On hybridity see Peter Burke,Cultural Hybridity(Cambridge & Malden, MA: Polity Press, ). 4 Said,Culture and Imperialism, op. cit. (note 1), p. The context is Said's refutation of the argument that nationalism is a Western idea that was imported to newly independent peoples but is essentially»foreign«to them.

Excerpt from Thesis: al. 11). In the same way that European colonialism itself depended on a limited view of the world that placed colonial subjects under the rule of their masters, European theory was based on a view of literature and identity that had no place for the identities and literature of colonized people. Postcolonial theory is the ideal basis for this study, because in many ways. Language in India ISSN October M. Sreelatha, M.A. (English), , Ph.D. Scholar Reconstructing Identities in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies: A Postmodernist Perspective Amitav’s very first novel, The Circle of Reason () explores the theme of migration and a continuing tradition of cultural exchange for Size: KB.


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Ancestors and westernized identity attained through the mimicry of western colonizers. The issue of identity and double consciousness, a sub-category of postcolonial theory, is used as theoretical framework in this research.

Bhabha uses the word “hybridity” in order to explain the conflict of identity in colonized Size: KB. Hybridity in Arudhati Roy’s The God of Small Things Postcolonialism deals with the effects of colonization on cultures and societies.

As originally used by historians after the Second World War in terms such as the post-colonial state, ‘post-colonial’ had a clearly chronological meaning, designating the post-independence period. The Dravidian Idea in Missionary Accounts of South Indian Religion.

Caste ‘Caste, Hybridity and the Construction of. Cultural Identity in Colonial India: Author: Will Sweetman. Postcolonial Literature: An Introduction.

Pramod K. Nayar. Pearson Education India, Aboriginal African American argues Asian becomes body borders called caste central century cities colonial construction context continuing critical critique cultural Dalit describes diasporic discourse economic English especially ethnic European example 4/5(1).

García-Canclini, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, ‘ Hybridity ’ has been used by authors in the social sciences, literary, artistic, and cultural studies to designate processes in which discrete social practices or structures, that existed in separate ways, combine to generate new structures, objects, and practices in which the preceding elements.

Praise “Mobilizing India is a sophisticated, well-written, and engaging book which does indeed-as promised- provide a model for comparative cultural research across the global interested in Caribbean cultural studies, in the development of popular music in postcolonial societies, in identity and gender politics in a multiracial polity, will all find much that is valuable and Author: Niranjana, Tejaswini.

For example, cultural theorist Stuart Hall has adapted the notion of hybridity as a strategic location for analyzing a dispersed Afro-Caribbean identity that was formed out of the New World that was "the beginning of diaspora, of diversity, of hybridity and difference" (Hall,p.

Hybridity is the sign of the productivity of colonial power, its shifting forces and fixities; it is the name for the strategic reversal of the process of domination through disavowal (that is, the production of discriminatory identities that secure the 'pure' and original identity of authority).

Hybridity is the revaluation of the assumption. By historicising cultural difference according to the social syntax that gives it meaning, it asks whether the term “mixed race” has political relevance in all colonial spaces and across time Author: A.

Carton. Caste, hybridity and the construction of cultural identity in colonial India: Maraimalai Adigal and the Intellectual Genealogy of Dravidian Nationalism, – PhD Author: Srilata Raman.

Colonial Desire: Hybridity in Theory, Culture and Race Robert J. Young. The language of contemporary cultural theory shows remarkable similarities with the patterns of thought which characterised Victorian racial theory. Far from being marked by a separation from the racialised thinking of the past, Colonial Desire shows we are operating in.

A decolonised people develop a post-colonial identity from the cultural interactions among the types of identity (cultural, national, ethnic) and the social relations of sex, class, and caste; determined by the gender and the race of the colonised person; and the racism inherent to.

The shift from the cultural nationalism of separate religious communities to a more politically oriented nationalism, based on an expanded construction of the polity, mirrored the rhetorical invention of women as a collective group with shared interests transcending differences in caste, religion, class, and : Purnima Bose.

Defining the Crisis of Postcolonial Citizenship: Settler and Native as Political Identities. IN THE decade that followed African political independence, militant nationalist intellectuals focused on the expropriation of the native as the great crime of colonialism. Walter Rodney wrote How Europe Underdeveloped Africa.

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CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. Brimnes, Niels Constructing the Colonial Encounter: Right and Left Hand Castes in Early Colonial South India Richmond Surrey Curzon Press Brimnes, Niels Beyond Colonial Law: Indigenous Litigation and the Contestation of Property in the Mayor’s Court in Late Eighteenth-Century Madras Modern Asian Studies 37 Author: Chandra Mallampalli.

En-Gendering India offers an innovative interpretation of the role that gender played in defining the Indian state during both the colonial and postcolonial eras.

Focusing on both British and Indian literary texts&#;primarily novels&#;produced between andSangeeta Ray. Certain features of anti-colonial discourse such as identity, quest for identity, search for roots, nostalgia, sense of loss, homelessness, alienation, became the reasons behind his leaving India and deflations of colonial mind-set which still exists in post-independence Indian scenario can also be.

Colonial consciousness is a phenomenon of colonial thought deeply permeating in discussions and descriptions of India even in the absence of colonials. This consciousness is the grossest form of violence inflicted on the colonized, preventing an experience of its own world.

This paper addresses the issue of configurations of Bangladeshi cultural identity as manifested in the art of Bangladesh. It reviews the politics of identity and the concomitant changes in artistic forms during the struggle for independence from Britain and the liberation of Bangladesh from Pakistan.

It focuses on artistic practices in post-liberation Bangladesh and the evolving current scene Cited by: 1. Mestizo (/ m ɛ ˈ s t iː z oʊ, m ɪ-/; Spanish: ()) (fem. mestiza) is a term historically used in Spain and Hispanic America that originally referred to a person of combined European and Indigenous American descent, regardless of where the person was born.

The term was used as an ethnic/racial category for mixed-race castas that evolved during the Spanish Empire.Pourqoli, G.

& Ameri, F. (). Identity, Society, Performativity: The Construction of Identity in Aravind Adiga‘s the White Tiger. International Journal of English Language & Translation Studies.

6(2). 1. Introduction Aravind Adiga‘s debut novel, The White Tiger (), is an epistolary novelFile Size: KB.The historical development of Hindu self-identity within the local South Asian population, in a religious or cultural sense, is unclear.

Competing theories state that Hindu identity developed in the British colonial era, or that it may have developed post-8th century CE .