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The Resource The social space of language : vernacular culture in British colonial Punjab, Farina Mir

The social space of language : vernacular culture in British colonial Punjab, Farina Mir

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The social space of language : vernacular culture in British colonial Punjab
Title
The social space of language
Title remainder
vernacular culture in British colonial Punjab
Statement of responsibility
Farina Mir
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This rich cultural history set in Punjab examines a little-studied body of popular literature to illustrate both the durability of a vernacular literary tradition and the limits of colonial dominance in British India. Farina Mir asks how qisse, a vibrant genre of epics and romances, flourished in colonial Punjab despite British efforts to marginalize the Punjabi language. She explores topics including Punjabi linguistic practices, print and performance, and the symbolic content of qisse. She finds that although the British denied Punjabi language and literature almost all forms of state patron
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Cataloging source
N$T
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
South Asia across the disciplines
Series volume
2
The social space of language : vernacular culture in British colonial Punjab, Farina Mir
Label
The social space of language : vernacular culture in British colonial Punjab, Farina Mir
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pns3g
Publication
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Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Forging a language policy -- Punjabi print culture -- A Punjabi literary formation -- Place and personhood -- Piety and devotion -- Conclusion
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Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947641
Lccn
2009049413
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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