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Colonialism and Grammatical Representation: John Gilchrist and the Analysis of the 'Hindustani' Language in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth C

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Oktober 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A detailed study of Gilchrist's grammatical praxis which presents a picture of the complex relationship between grammatical inquiry and the politics of colonial discourse in the early years of the Indian Empire.
Develops a method of reading colonial grammars that acknowledges both the technical and the political dimensions of the text
Explores the political consequences of the choices that grammarians made that could easily elicit reactions of fear, confusion, and even contempt in colonial observers
Presents a picture of the complex relationship between grammatical inquiry and the politics of colonial discourse in the early years of the Indian Empire

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface.Introduction.Part I: Contexts:.1. The Political Context.2. The Personal Context.3. The Intellectual Context.Part II: Case Studies:.4. Noun Case.5. The Verbal System.6. Dialogues and Familiar Phrases.7. Etymology.Conclusion.Bibliography

Portrait

Richard Steadman-Jones teaches in the School of English at the University of Sheffield.

Pressestimmen

"Steadman-Jones deftly weaves his biographical, political and linguistic strands into an engrossing account." (Historiographia Linguistica, April 2009)
EAN: 9781405161329
ISBN: 1405161329
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2007
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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