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By D. Venkat Rao

Culture of reminiscence in South Asia reconfigures ecu representations of India as a paradigmatic extension of a classical studying, which posits the relation among textual content and context in a decided way. It explores the South Asian cultural reaction to ecu “textual” inheritances. the most argument of this paintings is that the reflective and generative nodes of Indian cultural formations can be found within the configurations of reminiscence, the physique and idiom (verbal and visual), the place the physique or the physique complicated turns into the performative impact and medium of articulated thoughts. This paintings advances its arguments via enticing with mnemocultures-cultures of reminiscence that live to tell the tale and proliferate in speech and gesture. Drawing on Sanskrit and Telugu reflective resources, this paintings emphasizes the necessity to interact with cultural reminiscence and the compositional modes of Indian reflective traditions. this significant and unique paintings specializes in the ruptured and stigmatised assets of heterogeneous Indian traditions and demands severe humanities that stream past the colonially configured acquired traditions. Cultures of Memory indicates the chances of transcultural serious humanities study and instructing projects from the Indian context in today’s academy.

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