The performance of nationalism : India, Pakistan, and the memory of partition /

Imagine the patriotic camaraderie of national day parades. How crucial is performance for the sustenance of the nation? The Performance of Nationalism considers the formation of the Indian and Pakistani nation, in the wake of the most violent chapter of its history: the partition of the subcontinent...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Menon, Jisha, 1972- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series:Cambridge studies in modern theatre.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Bordering on drama: the performance of politics and the politics of performance
  • Ghatak's cinema and the discoherence of the Bengal partition
  • The poetics and politics of accommodation
  • Somatic texts and the gender of partition
  • Kashmir: hospitality and the "unfinished business" of partition.