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Literary cultures and digital humanities in India

Title
Literary cultures and digital humanities in India / edited by Nishat Zaidi and A. Sean Pue.
ISBN
9781032056739
1032056738
9781032406756
1032406755
9781003354246
Publication
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2023.
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
xvii, 395 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary
"This book explores the use of digital technologies to understand, interpret, and annotate the poetics of Indian literary and cultural texts which circulate in digital forms - in manuscript, and as oral or musical performance. Drawing on the linguistic, cultural, historical, social, and geographic diversity of Indian texts and contexts, it foregrounds the use of digital technologies - including minimal computing, novel digital humanities research and teaching methodologies, critical archive generation and maintenance - for explicating poetics of Indian literatures and generating scholarly digital resources which will facilitate comparative readings. With contributions from DH scholars and practitioners from across India, the United States, the United Kingdom and more, this book will be a key intervention for scholars and researchers of literature and literary theory, Digital Humanities, media studies, and South Asia Studies"-- Provided by publisher.
Other formats
Online version: Literary cultures and digital humanities in India Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2023
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
April 05, 2023
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Digital cultures in India : digitality and its discontents / Maya Dodd
Digital literary studies in uncertain times / Dhanashree Thorat
Reading world literature at a distance : challenges and opportunities / Michael Falk
Digital archives for Indian literatures and cultures : challenges and prospects / Parthasarathi Bhowmik
Bichitra : the Online Tagore Varorium Project / Spandana Bhowmik
Presenting Purple Pencil Project as a case study of digital humanities project in practice in the field of Indian literatures / Prakruti Maniar
Archiving "community's voices" in Karbi Anglong : collective memory and digital apprehensions / Debashree Dattaray
Rekhta to Rekhta.org : digital remapping of Urdu literary culture and public sphere / Nishat Zaidi and Aqib Sabir
Digitizing Derozio : mapping the local and the global contexts of an Anglo-Indian poet / Amardeep Singh
The internet in the context of Indian women's poetry in English / Shruti Sareen
Putting the local in the global : Indian graphic novels the new vogue of the Indian writing in English / Aibhi Biswas
Quantitative stepwise analysis of the impact of technology in Indian English novels 1947-2001 / Shanmugapriya T, Nirmala Menon and Deborah Sutton
Un-scripting the narrative : the special case of Hindi-Urdu audiobook / Abiral Kumar
Voices of the 'missing' : subaltern poetics in Indian videogames / Souvik Mukherjee
Narrative and play : some reflections on videogames based on Bollywood / Nishat Haider
Hitman 2 and its spectre of Mumbai : a city lost in translation / Samya Brata Roy
Electronic literature in India : where is it does it even exist?" / Nirmala Menon and Justy Joseph
The cult of YouTube Mushairas in India's small towns / Yousuf Saeed
Performative politics in digital spaces : an analysis of Lokshahiri (people's poetry) on YouTube / Avanti Chhatre
Encountering the digital : Jhumur folk songs, memory, migration and the digital / Devika Shekhawat
Infusing digital media into theatre in contemporary indian performances / Tanya Jaluthria, Independent Scholar
Afterword. Rethinking digital colonialisms : the limits of postcolonial digital humanities / Roopika Risam.
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