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Guru English: South Asian Religion in a Cosmopolitan Language
Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 Chapter One: Theolinguistics: Orientalists, Brahmos, Vedantins, and Yogis 26 Chapter Two: From Indian Romanticism to Guru Literature 63 Chapter Three:Expand
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Sovereignty: Between Embodiment and Detranscendentalization
I. Let me begin with a brief reflection on each of the four key concepts in the title for this symposium that should help air some of the important assumptions about the connection between internalExpand
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Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel
Srinivas Aravamudan here reveals how "Oriental" tales, pseudo-ethnographies, sexual fantasies, and political satires took Europe by storm during the eighteenth century. Naming this body of fictionExpand
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The Catachronism of Climate Change
This essay analyzes how climate change criticism revises nuclear criticism. While nuclear criticism is deployed to ward off nuclear apocalypticism, climate change criticism comes into being at aExpand
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Obi: or, The History of Three-Fingered Jack
A compelling fictional account of an eighteenth-century Jamaican slave rebellion, this previously unavailable novel is an important example of British Romantic anti-slavery literature.
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Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688–1804
CONTENTS Acknowledgements Introduction: Colonialism and eighteenth-century studies Virtualizations Petting Oroonoko Piratical accounts The stoic's voice Levantinizations Lady Mary in the Hammam TheExpand
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The Colonial Logic of Late Romanticism
What are the conceptual stakes of examining and naming an Indian Romanticism? What is the significance of such a ‘‘late’’ repetition, taking place, as it does, through the late nineteenth andExpand
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