SASC Colloquium Series: A Book History of the Novel, Priya Joshi

Event time: 
Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 202 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Priya Joshi, Professor of English at Temple University, is a book historian and scholar of narrative who studies the social work of popular forms from the nineteenth to twenty-first centuries. Joshi is writing a monograph on what Orwell called good bad books that rethinks the theory of the novel using anti-literary forms produced outside the metropolis. She is the author of In Another Country: Colonialism, Culture, and the English Novel in India (Columbia 2002; winner of the MLA First Book Prize, the Sonya Rudikoff Prize, among others) and Bollywood’s India: A Public Fantasy (Columbia 2015); and editor of The 1970s and its Legacies in India’s Cinemas (Routledge 2014).

Priya Joshi, English, Temple University