Burton, Antoinette M., 1961-

Africa in the Indian imagination : race and the politics of postcolonial citation / Brown over black Antoinette Burton ; foreword by Isabel Hofmeyr. - 1 online resource (xv, 184 pages) - JSTOR eBooks . - Book collections on Project MUSE. .

Originally published as Brown over Black by :Gurgaon : Three Essays Collective, 2012.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Citing/siting Africa in the Indian postcolonial imagination -- Every secret thing? Racial politics in Ansuyah R. Singh's Behold the earth mourns (1960) -- Race and the politics of position: above and below in Frank Moraes' The Importance of being black (1965) -- Fictions of postcolonial development: race, intimacy and Afro-Asian solidarity in Chanakya Sen's The morning after (1973) -- Hands and feet: Phyllis Naidoo's impressions of anti-apartheid history (2002-2006).

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Antoinette Burton challenges nostalgic narratives of the Afro-Asian solidarity that emerged from the 1955 Bandung conference by showing how postcolonial Indian identity was based on the subordination of Africans and blackness.


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22573/ctv12425s6 JSTOR




Race--Political aspects--India.
Race--Political aspects--Africa.
Postcolonialism--India.
Postcolonialism--Africa.
Race in literature.

DS450.A35 / B87 2016

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