Dissenting Knowledges, Open Futures: The Multiple Selves and Strange Destinations of Ashis Nandy
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Dissenting Knowledges, Open Futures: The Multiple Selves and Strange Destinations of Ashis Nandy

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ISBN-13:
9780198097303
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.01.2014
Seiten:
365
Autor:
Vinay Lal
Gewicht:
363 g
Format:
211x137x23 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND EDITION ; PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION ; CONTRIBUTORS ; PART I ; 1. THE DEFIANCE OF DEFIANCE AND LIBERATION FOR THE VICTIMS OF HISTORY: ASHIS NANDY IN CONVERSATION WITH VINAY LAL EDITED WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY VINAY LAL ; PART II: WRITINGS BY ASHIS NANDY ; 2. THE AFTER-LIFE OF THE RAJ IN INDIAN ACADEME ; 3. HOW I STOPPED WORRYING AND STARTED LOVING THE BABUS ; 4. A REPORT ON THE PRESENT STATE OF HEALTH OF THE GODS AND GODDESSES IN SOUTH ASIA ; 5. THEMES OF STATE, HISTORY, AND EXILE IN SOUTH ASIAN CLANDESTINE AND INCOMMUNICABLE SELVES ; 6. THE DECLINE IN THE IMAGINATION OF THE VILLAGE ; 7. THE FANTASTIC INDIA-PAKISTAN BATTLE: OR THE FUTURE OF THE PAST IN SOUTH ASIA ; 8. THE PHILOSOPHY OF COCA-COLA ; 9. THE FEAR OF PLAGUE: THE INNER DEMONS OF A SOCIETY ; PART III: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON ASHIS NANDY ; 10. THE A B C D (AND E) OF ASHIS NANDY-ZIAUDDIN SARDAR ; 11. IN THE INTERSTICES OF TRADITION AND MODERNITY : EXPLORING ASHIS NANDY'S CLANDESTINE AND INCOMMUNICABLE SELVES-MAKARAND PARANJAPE ; 12. THE MODERN INDIAN INTELLECTUAL AND THE PROBLEMS OF THE PAST : AN ENGAGEMENT WITH THE THOUGHTS OF ASHISH NANDY-DIPESH CHAKRABARTY ; 13. READING ASHIS NANDY: THE RETURN OF THE PAST; OR MODERNITY WITH A VENGEANCE-ARIF DIRLIK ; 14. EVASIONS OF THE POSTMODERN DESIRE-ROBY RAJAN ; 15. ASHIS NANDY AND GLOBALIST DISCOURSE-FREDERICK BUELL ; 16. CRICKET AND MODERNITY-PETER WOLLEN ; SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1979-98, OF THE WRITINGS OF ASHIS NANDY ; ADDENDUM: BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITINGS OF ASHIS NANDY, 1998-2012
This volume is the first attempt to engage with the work of one of the most exciting thinkers or our times. The essays in the first section by Nandy are either autobiographical in nature or provide insights into his unique sensibility. The later section offers some analytical perspectives on Nandy's work by contributors including leading scholars in the academy, as well as outside it.