Professor Jennifer Dubrow’s new monograph, Cosmopolitan Dreams: The Making of Modern Urdu Literature in Colonial South Asia, is receiving rave reviews across the pond.
Jennifer’s work looks at the development of Urdu literary culture as a contemporary rejoinder to a complex milieu of intercultural influences in North India. Her disquisition highlights the intersection of colonial influence and the growth of 19th century Urdu literature.
You can read more about Cosmopolitan Dreams and Professor Dubrow’s other works on South Asian Languages and Literature on her UW departmental web-page. The following book review links will navigate you away from the University of Washington website.
India based websites offering candid reviews of Professor Dubrow’s latest book: