Lanka, Ceylon, Sarandib: merely three disparate names for a single island? Perhaps. Yet the three diverge in the historical echoes, literary cultures, maps and memories they evoke. Names that have intersected and overlapped – in a treatise, a poem, a document – only to go their own ways. But despite different trajectories, all three are tied to narratives of banishment and exile. Ronit Ricci suggests that the island served as a concrete exilic site as well as a metaphor for imagining exile across religions, languages, space and time: Sarandib, where Adam was banished from Paradise; Lanka, where Sita languished in captivity; and Ceylon, faraway island of exile for Indonesian royalty under colonialism. Utilizing Malay manuscripts and documents from Sri Lanka, Javanese chronicles, and Dutch and British sources, Ricci explores histories and imaginings of displacement related to the island through a study of the Sri Lankan Malays and their connections to an exilic past. Banishment and Belonging was first published in 2019 by Cambridge University Press.
Pages : 283
Language : English
Binding: Soft Binding
Ronit Ricci is Sternberg-Tamir Chair in Comparative Cultures at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Associate Professor of Asian Studies at Australian National University. She is the author of the multiple-prize-winning Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arab Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia
When you order from slbooks.lk, you will receive a confirmation email. Once your order is shipped, you will be emailed the tracking information for your order's shipment. You can choose your preferred shipping method on the Order Information page during the checkout process.
The total time it takes to receive your order is shown below:
The total delivery time is calculated from the time your order is placed until the time it is delivered to you. Total delivery time is broken down into processing time and shipping time.
Processing time: The time it takes to prepare your item(s) to ship from our warehouse. This includes preparing your items, performing quality checks, and packing for shipment. Generally, it is done within 24-48 hours.
Shipping time: The time for your item(s) to travel from our warehouse to your destination. Under normal circumstances deliveries will be done within 03 - 05 working days from the time processing is completed. You will be notified in case deliveries get delayed due to unforeseen circumstances.
Delivery charge: Delivery charge depends on the delivery distance and the weight of the package.
If you want to know more information, please contact the customer service. We will settle your problem as soon as possible. Enjoy shopping!