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The light of knowledge : literacy activism and the politics of writing in South India / Francis Cody.

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Author/Creator:
Cody, Francis, 1976- author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Publication:
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xviii, 250 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-240) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction : of light, literacy, and knowledge in the Tamil countryside
  • On being a "thumbprint" : time and space in Arivoli activism
  • Feminizing enlightenment : the social and reciprocal agency
  • Labors of objectification : words and worlds of pedagogy
  • Search for a method : the media of enlightenment
  • Subject to citizenship : petitions and the performativity of signature
  • Epilogue : reflections on a time of charismatic enlightenment.
Series:
Expertise, cultures and technologies of knowledge
Expertise (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780801452024
0801452023
0801479185
9780801479182

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