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A Concise History of Indian Literature in English free pdf The first history of Indian literature in English to cover the two hundred years from Raja Rammohan Ray to Arundhati Roy, this book takes up the canonical poets, novelists, and dramatists, as well as many unjustly forgotten figures, who have made significant contributions to the evolution of Indian literature in English. The book's twenty-four chapters are written by some of the finest scholars in the field and look at key authors such as Kipling, Tagore, R.K. Narayan, Nirad C. Chaudhuri and V.S Naipaul, groups of authors such as the Dutt family of nineteenth-century Calcutta and the Indian diasporic writers of the twentieth century, and genres such as the Indian novel and post-Independence poetry. Together these essays form an indispensable guide for students and scholars, tracing the development of Indian literature in English since the beginning of the nineteenth century. Contributors: Ranjana Sidhanta Ash, Sudhir Chandra, Amit Chaudhuri, Rosinka Chaudhuri, Maria Couto, Eunice de Souza, Anuradha Dingwaney, Peter Heehs, Leela Gandhi, Shanta Gokhale, Ramachandra Guha, Suvir Kaul, Sunil Khilnani, Jon Mee, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Pankaj Mishra, Sudesh Mishra, Meenakshi Mukherjee, Sajni Kripalani Mukherji, Shyamala A. Narayan, Rajeev S. Patke, Mahesh Rangarajan, Bruce Carlisle Robertson, Arshia Sattar

About Arvind Krishna Mehrotra

ARVIND KRISHNA MEHROTRA is the author of four books of poems, the most recent of which is The Transfiguring Places (1998). His edited books include The Oxford India Anthology of Twelve Modern Indian Poets (1992) and The Last Bungalow: Writings on Allahabad (2007). The Absent Traveller: PrA krit Love Poetry from the GA thA saptaA atA" of SA tavA hana HA la (1991), a volume of translations, has recently been reprinted.

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Author : Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 29 September 2009
ISBN : 0230228526
EAN : 9780230228528
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 468 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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