Postcolonial Environments: Nature, Culture and the Contemporary Indian Novel in English

Hardcover | January 20, 2010

byU. Mukherjee

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Postcolonial Environments examines the relationship between contemporary environmental crises and culture by offering a series of provocative readings of key Indian novels in English, making an original and important contribution to the emerging theories of 'green postcolonialism'.

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Postcolonial Environments examines the relationship between contemporary environmental crises and culture by offering a series of provocative readings of key Indian novels in English, making an original and important contribution to the emerging theories of 'green postcolonialism'.

UPAMANYU PABLO MUKHERJEE was born in Calcutta, India, and educated there. He won a Rhodes Scholarship to study in Oxford, UK, and went on to teach at Cambridge, Newcastle and Warwick Universities. He is the author of Crime Fiction and Empire (2005).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:January 20, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230219373

ISBN - 13:9780230219373

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
From Earth Day to Earth Summits
'Green Postcolonialism' and 'Postcolonial Green'
Towards Eco-Materialism
The River and the Dance: Arundhati Roy
Water/Land: Amitav Ghosh
Dead Air: Indra Sinha
'Blood on my water': Ruchir Joshi
Endnotes
References
Index