By Anjali Arondekar
The good judgment and the interpretive assets of For the Record come up out of 2 entangled and minoritized historiographies: one in South Asian experiences and the opposite in queer/sexuality experiences. concentrating on past due colonial India, Arondekar examines the spectacularization of sexuality in anthropology, legislation, literature, and pornography from 1843 till 1920. via turning to fabrics and/or destinations which are favourite to such a lot students of queer and subaltern reviews, Arondekar considers sexuality on the heart of the colonial archive instead of at its margins. each one bankruptcy addresses a kind of archival loss, troped both in a language of disappearance or paucity, simulacrum or detritus: from Richard Burton’s lacking file on male brothels in Karáchi (1845) to a failed sodomy prosecution in Northern India, Queen Empress v. Khairati (1884), and from the ever-present India-rubber dildos present in colonial pornography of the mid-to-late 19th century to the archival detritus of Kipling’s tales concerning the Indian Mutiny of 1857.
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