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Unfinished gestures

devadāsīs, memory, and modernity in South India

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This edition was published in by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, . London.

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Unfinished gestures: devadāsīs, memory, and modernity in South India
2011, University of Chicago Press
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Unfinished gestures

devadāsīs, memory, and modernity in South India

This edition was published in by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, . London.


Table of Contents

On historical, social, and aesthetic borderlands
Producing dance in colonial Tanjore
Whatever happened to the South Indian nautch?: toward a cultural history of salon dance in Madras
Subterfuges of "respectable" citizenship: marriage and masculinity in the discourse of devadāsā reform
Historical traces and unfinished subjectivity: remembering devadāsā dance at Viralimalai
Performing untenable pasts: aesthetics and selfhood in coastal Andhra Pradesh
Coda: gesturing to devadāsā pasts in today's Chennai.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
South Asia across the disciplines, South Asia across the disciplines

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
306.6/94538082
Library of Congress
BL1237.58.D48 S66 2011, BL1237.58.D48 S66 2012, BL1237.58.D48S66

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24858239M
Internet Archive
unfinishedgestur00sone
ISBN 10
0226768090, 0226768104
ISBN 13
9780226768090, 9780226768106
LC Control Number
2011020833

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