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Vasudha Dalmia

Vasudha Dalmia

Vasudha Dalmia is Professor Emerita of Hindi and Modern South Asian Studies at the University of California at Berkeley. Her monograph, The Nationalization of Hindu Traditions: Bharatendu Harischandra and Nineteenth Century Banaras (1997), studies the life and writings of a major Hindi writer of the nineteenth century as the focal point for an examination of the intricate links between politics, language,culture, religion and nationality. She has edited and co-edited several works. Her book on the Hindi novel, Fiction as History:The Novel and the City in Modern North India, appeared in 2017.

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