Passions of the Tongue

Passions of the Tongue

Language Devotion in Tamil India, 1891-1970

eBook - 1997
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Why would love for their language lead men in southern India to burn themselves alive in its name? This book analyzes the discourses of love, labour, and life that transformed Tamil into an object of such attachment, producing in the process one of modern India's most intense movements for linguistic revival and separatism.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1997
ISBN: 9780585106007
0585106002
9780520918795
0520918797
0520208056
0520208048
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxiii, 303 pages) : illustrations

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