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Dr. Prem Poddar

Research Project: On Top of the Chicken's Neck: Writing the Eastern Himalayas

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Selected Publications:

Essays and Chapters 

‘The uses of the Passport: The Chess Players and narratives of British nationhood’, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 2010.

‘Passage to Cosmopolistan: Diaspora in Britain’, in Diasporic Writing: the Dynamics of Belonging, Delhi: IGNOU, 2010.

‘Afterlife of the Original: Gorkhaness and Rai in Translation’, in I.B. Rai in Translation, (eds.), Prem Poddar and Anmole Prasad, Gangtok: Mukti Prakashan, 2008.

‘Introduction: Postcolonial Europes’ (co-author: Rajeev Patke and Lars Jensen) in Postcolonial Literatures in Continental Europe and its Empires, Edinburgh University Press, 2008.

‘”In a small country like ours…”: Imagining Inuit Identity’, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 2007.

‘Passports, Empire, Subjects’ in Empire and After, eds. Poddar and MacPhee, Berghahn Press, 2007.

‘Introduction: Nationalism beyond the Nation-state’, in Empire and After, eds. Poddar and MacPhee, Berghahn Press, 2007.

‘The Power of Mantras:  Postcoloniality, Education, Development’, Pedagogy, Culture,Society, 14 (2), 2006.

‘Danish Imperial Fantasies: Høeg’s Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow’ in Translating Nations.

‘Stating Culture:  Colonial Matrices’, Journal of Cultural Research 7(3),  2004.

‘Introduction: Violent Civilities’ in Translating Nations.
Migrant Markings…of Sense and Circumstance’, of Journal of American Ethnic History, 2000.

‘Designing Destinations:  The Occidental Tourist’.  In Wonder that is Culture.  Ed. Tanka Subba. Mittal Publications, 1999.

‘Scopic America’: Casting a Postcolonial Eye’, in Other America(n)s. Ed. Magdalena Zaborowska. Aarhus University Press, 1998.

Secularism as an Idea Will Change: Interview with Homi Bhabha’, The Book Review, January 1995. Republished in The Hindu.

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Books

 

Gorkhas Imagined
Indra Bahadur Rai Translation
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Edited by Prem Poddar and Anmole Prasad

Mukti Prakashan, Kalimpong, 2009

 

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A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures: Continental Europe and Its Empires

Edited by Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke and Lars Jensen

Edinburgh University Press, 2008, 688p.

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Empire and After
Englishness in Postcolonial Perspective
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Edited by Graham MacPhee and Prem Poddar

Berghahn, Oxford, 2007, 211p.

 

 

 

 

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Postcolonial Literatures in English

Edited by David Johnson and Prem Poddar

Edinburgh University Pres, 2005, 608p.

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Postkolonial
kontra-modernitet
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Forlaget Modtryk. Århus. 2004, 133p.

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Violent Civilities: English, India, Culture

Aarhus University Press, 2002, 228p.

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Translating Nations

Aarhus University Press, 2000, 269p.

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Forthcoming Books

Inventing the Future: Fin de siècle Fantasies (co-author Andrew Watt), under review
Imagining the Indian Ocean (co-editors David Johnson and Stephanie Jones), Hurst Publishers and Columbia University Press

 

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