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Anshuman A. Mondal

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780719070044

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719070044.001.0001

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Amitav Ghosh
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Anshuman A. Mondal

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719070044.003.0003

This chapter studies Ghosh's meditation on questions of religion, identity, nationalism and colonialism in a postcolonial world. It takes a look at The Shadow Lines, In an Antique Land, The Glass Palace and The Hungry Tide. This chapter also describes Ghosh's most thorough attempt to work through the political logic of modernity in the postcolonial world.

Keywords:   religion, identity, nationalism, colonialism, postcolonial world, political logic, modernity

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