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Autobiography, Travel & Postnational Identity Narratives of Selfhood in Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal (Cambridge Imperial & Post Colonial Studies) by Javed Majeed

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Nationalism,
  • Political History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Asian - Indic,
  • Literary Criticism / Asian / Indic,
  • Asia - India & South Asia,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Political,
  • 1877-1938.,
  • Autobiography,
  • India,
  • Iqbal, Muhammad,,
  • Jåavåidnåamah,
  • Nationalism and literature,
  • Political aspects,
  • Sir,

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11642976M
ISBN 101403985952
ISBN 109781403985958

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Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity; Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal. Bringing together life-writing, travel-writing and postcolonial studies, this book argues that concepts of travel were crucial to the way Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal articulated selfhood in their life-writing.   Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal by Javed Majeed. | Photo Credit: Javed Majeed. Download Citation | Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal (review) | Javed Majeed's new book is an important intervention in contemporary auto/ biography . Bringing together life-writing, travel-writing and postcolonial studies, this book argues that concepts of travel were crucial to the way Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal articulated selfhood in their life-writing. It shows how their 'travelling autobiographies' differed from earlier traditions of nineteenth-century Indian and colonial travel writing. Unlike other autobiographies of the time by Indians.

This book examines concepts of travel in the autobiographies of leading Indian nationalists in order to show how nationalism is grounded in notions of individual selfhood, and how the writing of autobiography, fused with the genre of the travelogue, played a key role in formulating the complex tie between interiority and nationality in South Asia. - Buy Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series) book online at best prices in India on Read Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series) book reviews & author details and more at Free Author: Dr Javed Majeed. Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal london iqbal british translation terms modern narrative islam discovery nationalism becomes postnational identity khan modernity autobiographical travel and postnational Year: Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity. Autobiography, Travel The Reinvention of Nature (London: Free Association Books, ), pp. –9. Google Scholar. Ronald Hyam, Empire and Sexuality. The British Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity. Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series. Palgrave Macmillan.

It also explored the politics of the utilitarian aesthetic imagination in India. His subsequent book Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Nehru, Gandhi and Iqbal (Palgrave Macmillan , Primus Press ) explored the relationships between politics, ideas of travel and notions of selfhood in Indian nationalist autobiographies. "Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity examines concepts of travel in the autobiographies of leading Indian nationalists in order to show how nationalism is grounded in notions of individual selfhood, how the idea of collective life can be drawn from a vision of the individual self, and how the writing of autobiography, fused with the genre of the travelogue, played a key role in. ZAlerts allow you to be notified by email about the availability of new books according to your search query. A search query can be a title of the book, a name of .   He has published widely on the intellectual and literary history of modern South Asia. His previous books include Ungoverned Imaginings: James Mill’s The History of British India and Orientalism (), Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal (), and Muhammad Iqbal: Islam, Aesthetics and Postcolonialism.