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Book review: Afghanistan in ink: literature between diaspora and nation

Coolidge Toker, Emily (2013) Book review: Afghanistan in ink: literature between diaspora and nation. LSE Review of Books (19 Jul 2013). Blog Entry.

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"Afghanistan in Ink: Literature Between Diaspora and Nation." Nile Green and Nushin Arbabzadah. C Hurst & Co Publishers. February 2013. --- Afghanistan In Ink uses a wide and largely unknown corpus of twentieth century Afghan Dari and Pashto literature to show not only how Afghans have reflected on their modern history, but also how the state has repeatedly sought to dominate the ideological contours of that history through the patronage or exile of writers. Emily Coolidge-Toker is extremely impressed with the essays collected here, and recommends the book to students of culture, politics, and linguistics.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 09:49
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2019 00:12
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54111

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