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The first Indian author in English : Dean Mahomed (1759-1851) in India, Ireland, and England /
Michael H. Fisher.
imprint
Delhi : Oxford University Press, 1996.
description
xviii, 368 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0195638996
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imprint
Delhi : Oxford University Press, 1996.
isbn
0195638996
abstract
Includes text of the Travels of Dean Mahomet.
catalogue key
1533782
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-344) and index.
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'Oxford University Press is to be congratulated on publishing The First Indian Author in English. It is the story of a fascinating career, efficiently narrated by Michael H. Fisher in a well-produced work with a scholarly apparatus of notes and some interesting illustrations.'Paul Norris, Asian Affairs, June 1997
'Oxford University Press is to be congratulated on publishing The FirstIndian Author in English. It is the story of a fascinating career, efficientlynarrated by Michael H. Fisher in a well-produced work with a scholarly apparatusof notes and some interesting illustrations.'Paul Norris, Asian Affairs, June 1997
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Summaries
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Dean Mahomed (1759-1851) was the first Indian to write and publish in English. Professor Fisher examines the work in question, and provides a detailed life-history of Mahomed.
Long Description
This book makes accessible the work of the first Indian to write and publish in English, Dean Mahomed (1759-1851). It also provides a detailed life-history of Dean Mahomed, together with related historical analyses and assessments. His book, The Travels of Dean Mohamet [sic], is reprinted here for the first time since its publication in 1794.
Main Description
This book makes accessible the work of the first Indian to write and publish in English, Dean Mahomed (1759-1851). It also provides a detailed life-history of Dean Mahomed, together with related historical analyses and assessments. His book, The Travels of Dean Mohamet [ sic ], is reprinted here for the first time since its publication in 1794.
Main Description
This book makes accessible the work of the first Indian to write and publish in English, Dean Mahomed (1759-1851). It also provides a detailed life-history of Dean Mahomed, together with related historical analyses and assessments. His book,The Travels of Dean Mohamet[sic], is reprinted here for the first time since its publication in 1794.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Map: India at the Time of Dean Mahomed
A Text and a Lifep. 1
Republication of The Travels of Dean Mahometp. 9
The World of Eighteenth-Century Indiap. 111
Dean Mahomed and the Bengal Army (1769-84)p. 146
The World of Colonial Ireland (1784-c. 1807)p. 202
The World of London (c. 1807-13)p. 248
The World of Brighton (1813/14-51)p. 267
The Legacies of Dean Mahomedp. 316
Sources Citedp. 325
List of Other Abbreviationsp. 344
Glossary and Indexp. 345
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