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Title : 21G.041 Topics in South Asian Literature and Culture (MIT)

Title : 21G.041 Topics in South Asian Literature and Culture (MIT)

Description : This subject aims to provide an overview of contemporary texts in regional languages in South Asian Literature and Cinema. We will cover major authors and film makers, writing from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Within India, we will look at authors and directors working in different regional languages and as we examine their different socio-cultural, political and historical contexts we will attempt to understand what it means to study them under the all-unifying category of "South Asian Literature and Culture". Some of the major issues we shall explore include caste, gender, globalization and social change. We will end with exploring some of the newer, younger writers and directors and try to analyze some of the thematic and formal shifts in their work. Autho

Description : This subject aims to provide an overview of contemporary texts in regional languages in South Asian Literature and Cinema. We will cover major authors and film makers, writing from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Within India, we will look at authors and directors working in different regional languages and as we examine their different socio-cultural, political and historical contexts we will attempt to understand what it means to study them under the all-unifying category of "South Asian Literature and Culture". Some of the major issues we shall explore include caste, gender, globalization and social change. We will end with exploring some of the newer, younger writers and directors and try to analyze some of the thematic and formal shifts in their work. Autho

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromyear : 2004

Fromyear : 2004

Creator :

Creator :

Date : 2006-11-01T15:24:42+05:00

Date : 2006-11-01T15:24:42+05:00

Relation : 21G.041

Relation : 21G.041

Language : en-US

Language : en-US

Subject : South Asian literature and cinema

Subject : South Asian literature and cinema

Subject : Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Subject : Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Subject : caste, gender, globalization, social change, Ashapurna Devi

Subject : caste, gender, globalization, social change, Ashapurna Devi

Subject : Manto

Subject : Manto

Subject : Vijayan

Subject : Vijayan

Subject : Premchand

Subject : Premchand

Subject : Mohanty

Subject : Mohanty

Subject : Nasreen

Subject : Nasreen

Subject : Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Subject : Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Subject : Satyajit Ray

Subject : Satyajit Ray

Subject : Shyam Benegal

Subject : Shyam Benegal

Subject : Aparna Sen

Subject : Aparna Sen

Subject : Rituporno Ghosh

Subject : Rituporno Ghosh