Reading New India: Post-Millennial Indian Fiction in English (BOK)

Varughese E. Dawson

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Reading New India is an insightful exploration of contemporary Indian writing in English. Exploring the work of such writers as Aravind Adiga (author of the Man-Booker Prize winning White Tiger), Usha K.R. and Taseer, the book looks at how the 'new' India has been recreated and defined in an English Language literature that is now reaching a global audience. The book describes how Indian fiction has moved beyond notions of 'postcolonial' writing to reflect an increasingly confident and diverse cultures. Reading New India covers such topics as: .Representations of the city - from Mumbai to Calcutta .Young India - from Chick Lit to Blog Novels .Genre fiction - crime novels, science fiction and fantasy .Bollywood adaptations and Graphic Novels. Including a chronological time-line of major social, cultural and political reforms, biographies of the major authors covered, further reading and a glossary of Hindi terms, this book is an essential guide for students of contemporary world literature and postcolonial writing.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Varughese E. Dawson
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9781441185402
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 2,8cm
Vekt 456 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers, Literary studies: post-colonial literature

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