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The making of modern Hindi : literary authority in colonial North India /

By: Mody, Sujata S [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oxford scholarship onli: Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2019.Edition: First edition.Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).Content type: text | still image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780199093922 (ebook) :.Subject(s): Dvivedī, Mahāvīraprasā | Hindi literature -- 20th century -- History and critici | Imperialism and philology -- India -- HistoOnline resources: Oxford scholarship online Summary: A study on the politics of making Hindi modern in colonial North India, focusing on the figure of Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi (1864-1938), whose unprecedented multi-media literary campaign as editor of a prominent journal paved the way for Hindi's progress. The work casts new light on Dwivedi as an innovative and dynamic arbiter of literary modernity, while also considering the tensions between the editor and others in his realm of influence.
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This edition previously issued in print: 2018.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A study on the politics of making Hindi modern in colonial North India, focusing on the figure of Mahavir Prasad Dwivedi (1864-1938), whose unprecedented multi-media literary campaign as editor of a prominent journal paved the way for Hindi's progress. The work casts new light on Dwivedi as an innovative and dynamic arbiter of literary modernity, while also considering the tensions between the editor and others in his realm of influence.

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