Passions of the Tongue

  Note on Transliteration
 expand sectionPreface

 expand section1. Introduction
 collapse section2. One Language, Many Imaginings
 expand sectionReligiously Tamil: The Language Divine
 expand sectionCivilizing Tamil: The Language Classical
 expand sectionLanguage and the Nation: Indianizing Tamil
 expand sectionLanguage of the Nation: Dravidianizing Tamil
 The Many Faces of Tamil
 expand section3. Feminizing Language
 expand section4. Laboring for Language
 expand section5. To Die For
 expand section6. Conclusion


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