40. Foucault, Madness and Civilisation, 35.
41. BR, ii, 49. For instance, to Bhismadev 'knowledge" does not mean mere knowledge, but that form of knowledge which could be put to some mercenary use: "It cannot be said that he had no education. But can you call education which does not help you earn money real education?'.
42. BR, ii, 85 ff.
43. BR, ii, 288, part of the essay on the Bengal Peasantry, Bangaaeser Krisak.
44. BR, ii, 49.
45. 'Gramsd and Different Kinds of Difference", paper for seminar on Gramsd and South Asia, held at Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, July, 1987. That paper suggests a parallel between the two unstructured texts, GramscTs Prison Notebooks and Wittgenstein's Philosophical 11 Investigations, both of which in my view have a definite form, one that is close to the way in which ideas are actually thought.
46. Marx, Capital, Volume I, Afterword to the Second German edition.
47. Amar Durgotsav, BR, ii, 79-81.
49. Anandamath, BR, i, 676-77.
50. I have discussed this more fully in the section in chapter 4 called 'the identity of a texf.
51. I have in mind particularly the debates around the Subaltern Studies project. See especially the programmatic first essay by Ranjit Guha in Guha (ed.) Subaltern Studies, I, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1981.
52. Antonio Gramsd, Selections from the Prison Notebooks, Lawrence and Wishart, London, 1971.
53. Gramsd, Prison Notebooks, 52-55.
54. Bankim is particularly amused by his attempts to hide the fact of his subjectness from his women;
and he makes a great play of the fact that she knows, but the babu normally does not know that she knows; and, to stretch this a bit, she knows that he does not know that she knows.
55. Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book Seven (trans. J.A.K. Thomson), Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1973,198-202.
56. Tagore, Manasi, 'Bangabir' (Heroes of Bengal), written in 1888.
57. 'The Priest and the Jester', in Leszek Kolakowsky, Marxism and Beyond, Paladin, London, 1971
58. It could be said to end three times: first with the end of the daptar, then after the patra, and finally with the jobanbandi
59. BR, i, 498-499.