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Grierson’s Name as an Author To return to the Linguistic Survey and Grierson, this tendency to characterize Indian proper names as common names is evident in the way Grierson uses the master image of the Tower of Babel to evoke India as a linguistic entity. 35 Interestingly, Grierson only mentions the Tower in this context of each place in India having its own “special What’s in a (Proper) Name? ” Such is the problematic space of India, that even the Tower of Babel produces special versions of itself in each locality.

21 The description of Bheesty (water carrier) startlingly prefigures “Gunga Din” of Barrack-Room Ballads: “No class of men (as all Anglo-Indians will agree) is so diligent, so faithful, so unobtrusive, and uncomplaining as that of the bihishtıˉs. ”22 The parenthetical aside, “(as all Anglo-Indians will agree),” both constructs a collective Anglo-Indian identity and seeks the approval of an assumed Anglo-Indian readership.

Currier to C. R. Lanman, April 1, 1919, S/1/1/15, OIOC, British Library. G. A. Grierson to C. R. Lanman, September 13, 1919, S/1/1/15, OIOC, British Library. See also his earlier letter to Lanman, March 4, 1919, in the same file. G. A. Grierson to the editor of the Times, October 10, 1919, S/1/1/15, OIOC, British Library. ” in Language, Counter-memory, Practice: Selected Essays and Interviews, ed. Donald F. Bouchard and Sherry Simon (Oxford: Blackwell, 1977), 113–138. G. A. Grierson to the Vice Chancellors of Cambridge, Oxford, and Edinburgh and the Provost of Trinity College, Dublin, August 6, 1919, informing them of the gramophone records produced on the languages of the Central Provinces, and G.

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