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Writing (in) melancholy : loss and remembrance in the works of two contemporary Hindi writers

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dc.contributor.author Junik-Łuniewska, Kamila [SAP11018101] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-20T15:38:35Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-20T15:38:35Z
dc.date.issued 2018 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/61006
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Writing (in) melancholy : loss and remembrance in the works of two contemporary Hindi writers pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 55-66 pl
dc.identifier.weblink http://czasopisma.bg.ug.edu.pl/index.php/JednakKsiazki/issue/view/45/JK-nr-9-2018 pl
dc.abstract.en The aim of my paper is to analyze the question of melancholy and remembering in relation to love and loss. I will base my study on chosen works by two contemporary Hindi writers, Teji Grover (Tejī Grovar, b. 1955) and Udayan Vajpeyi (Udayan Vājpeyī, b. 1960). Both of them come from the same generation, and--being a part a new literary movement, Bhopal School--they represent similar approach to literature, treating it as means of all sorts of experiments (with genres, syntax, composition, narration, subject etc.). In the works of the members of the School, the author (narrator, subject) speaks most often in the first person. This change of the subject’s perspective--from third person’s objectivity to first person’s subjectivity--brings about a change in the repertoire of undertaken topics, where searching for own identity, for the lost self, and metatextuality gain the highest importance. The issues connected to the creative process can also be found in the works of these two chosen authors. There are two main motifs present in Grover’s and Vajpeyi’s writing: love (pyār) and loss (a-bhāv), closely linked with each other as well as with the writing process. By analyzing them, I will attempt to prove that, in the modern Hindi writing, melancholy is a consequence of loss, mourning and remembering/recalling, and as such becomes a productive and creative force, inducing the author (narrator, subject) to write. Literature (be it prose or poetry), or even writing itself, would be the only possible means for the subject to remember the lost object of love, to re-call him/her, but also to re-gain his/her own lost form/structure. Furthermore, my aim is to show that the subject--immersed in despair and mourning, but also inlove for/with the lost object--extends his sorrow and mourning to be able to write. Consequently, remembering the lost object, longing for it, desiring it, become possible only in separation. pl
dc.subject.pl hindi pl
dc.subject.pl literatura pl
dc.subject.pl literatura hindi pl
dc.subject.pl literatura indyjska pl
dc.subject.pl melancholia pl
dc.subject.pl pamięć pl
dc.subject.pl poezja pl
dc.subject.pl Szkoła Bhopalska pl
dc.subject.pl Tedźi Grower pl
dc.subject.pl Udajan Wadźpeji pl
dc.subject.pl proces pisania pl
dc.subject.pl brak pl
dc.subject.en Hindi pl
dc.subject.en Hindi literature pl
dc.subject.en Indian literature pl
dc.subject.en melancholy pl
dc.subject.en loss pl
dc.subject.en remebrance pl
dc.subject.en memory pl
dc.subject.en poetry pl
dc.subject.en Bhopal School pl
dc.subject.en Teji Grover pl
dc.subject.en Udayan Vajpeyi pl
dc.subject.en writing process pl
dc.subject.en Hindi poetry pl
dc.subject.en lack pl
dc.description.number 9 pl
dc.description.publication 0,69 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.26881/jk.2018.9.05 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2353-4699 pl
dc.title.journal Jednak Książki pl
dc.title.volume Memory, melancholy and nostalgia pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.date.accession 2018-10-15 pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Studiów Międzynarodowych i Politycznych : Instytut Bliskiego i Dalekiego Wschodu pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original OTHER; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / O pl


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