Author:Javed Majeed


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Autobiography, Travel and Postnational Identity: Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal

By: Javed Majeed

Price: $49.85

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2015

Seller ID: 701579

ISBN: 9789384082239

Condition: New

Bringing together life-writing, travel-writing and postcolonial studies, this book argues that concepts of travel were crucial to the way Gandhi, Nehru and Iqbal articulated selfhood in their life-writing. It shows how their 'travelling autobiographies' differed from earlier traditions of nineteenth-century Indian and colonial travel writing. Unlike other autobiographies of the time by Indians in which the nation absorbed the individual, rethinking ideas of travel enable... View more info