Radical Politics and the Urdu Literary World in the Era of South Asian Nationalisms c.1919 - 1952.

Waheed, Sarah.

Abstract: This dissertation is a historical study of the cultural and intellectual trends amongst Urdu intellectuals in South Asia during the decades immediately preceding and following the attainment of formal independence in 1947. I argue that linking literary radicalism in late colonial North India to a much longer history of the Urdu language and cultural milieu provides fresh insights for und... read more

Tufts University. Department of History.
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