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Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

Antoinette Burton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195144253
eISBN:
9780199871919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144253.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book uses the writing of three 20th century Indian women to interrogate the status of the traditional archive, reading their memoirs, fictions, and histories as counter-narratives of colonial ... More


EPILOGUE: Archive Fever and the Panopticon of History

Antoinette Burton

in Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195144253
eISBN:
9780199871919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144253.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter begins by discussing that during an extended historical moment characterized by pronouncements about “the end of history” and the “death of history”, the traditional archive is being ... More


Modernism in the Zenana: The Domestic Spaces of Sorabji, Hussain, and Ishvani

Jessica Berman

in Modernist Commitments: Ethics, Politics, and Transnational Modernism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231149518
eISBN:
9780231520393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231149518.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the works of Cornelia Sorabji, Iqbalunnisia Hussain, G. Ishvani, and Krupabai Satthianadhan, Indian women writers who gained prominence during the late-colonial period. It ... More


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