ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Nations and Imagination

Nation in Imagination: Essays on Nationalism, Sub-nationalisms, and Narration edited by C Vijayasree, Meenakshi Mukherjee, Harsh Trivedi, T Vijay Kumar;

The Mutiny Novel

The Indian Mutiny of 1857 marked a shift in governance from the Mughal emperor to the East India Company. The literature of this period indicates a movement away from India as an adventure space to India as a domestic space. This essay examines two novels, to show the dissolution of a romantic and picturesque India; instead it is a land that is feminised, determined and bound to its colonial masters.
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