A Concise History of Indian Literature in English by A. MehrotraA Concise History of Indian Literature in English by A. Mehrotra

A Concise History of Indian Literature in English

byA. Mehrotra

Hardcover | September 29, 2009

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The first history of Indian literature in English to cover the 200 years from Raja Rammohan Ray to Arundhati Roy, including in its scope canonical poets and novelists, social reformers (Behramji Malabari), anthropologists (Verrier Elwin), nature writers (Sálim Ali), and writers of the Indian disapora (Seepersad Naipaul, Shiva Naipaul, Ved Mehta).
RANJANA SIDHANTA ASH Journalist and former Editor of Heinemann Asian Writers Series SUDHIR CHANDRA Former Senior Fellow, Centre for Social Studies, Surat, India AMIT CHAUDHURI Novelist ROSINKA CHAUDHURI Fellow in Culture Studies, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India MARIA COUTO Critic EUNICE DE SOUZA Poet, novelist an...
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Title:A Concise History of Indian Literature in EnglishFormat:HardcoverDimensions:456 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:September 29, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230228526

ISBN - 13:9780230228528

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Editor's Preface Introduction; A.K.Mehrotra The English Writings of Raja Rammohan Ray; B.C.Robertson The Hindu College: Henry Derozio and Michael Madhusudan Dutt; S.K.Mukherji The Dutt Family Album: And Toru Dutt; R.Chaudhuri Rudyard Kipling; M.Couto Two Faces of Prose: Behramji Malabari and Govardhanram Tripathi; S.Chandra The Beginnings of the Indian Novel; M.Mukherjee The English Writings of Rabindranath Tagore; A.Chaudhuri Sri Aurobindo; P.Heehs Two Early-Twentieth-Century Women Writers: Cornelia Sorabji and Sarojini Naidu; R.S.Ash Gandhi and Nehru: The Uses of English; S.Khilnani Verrier Elwin; R.Guha Novelists of the 1930s and 1940s; L.Gandhi R.K. Narayan; P.Mishra Nirad C. Chaudhuri; E.Desouza Novelists of the 1950s and 1960s; S.A.Narayan & J.Mee On V.S. Naipaul on India; S.Kaul Poetry Since Independence; R.S.Patke From Sugar to Masala: Writing by the Indian Diaspora; S.Mishra Looking for A.K. Ramanujan; A.K.Mehrotra Salman Rushdie; A.Dingwaney After Midnight: The Novel in the 1980s and 1990s; J.Mee The Dramatists; S.Gokhale Five Nature Writers: Jim Corbett, Kenneth Anderson, Sálim Ali, Kailash Sankhala, and M. Krishnan; M.Rangarajan Translations into English; A.Sattar Note on Contributors Further Reading Index