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The perishable empire : essays on Indian writing in English

By: Mukherjee, Meenakshi.
Publisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2000Description: 212p. ; 21cm.ISBN: 9780195662702.Subject(s): English language literature -- IndiaDDC classification: 828.9954
Contents:
Contents Nation, novel, language -- of Krupa Satthianadhan -- Hearing her own voice : defective acoustics in colonial India -- "We say Desh" : the other Nirad BabRajmohan's wife : the first Indian English novel -- Churning the seas of treacle : three ways -- Ambiguous discourse : the novels u -- Maps and mirrors : co-ordinates of meaning in The shadow lines Haroun and the sea of stories : fantasy or fable? -- The anxiety of Indianness -- Divided by a common language.
Summary: This book provides a new perspective on Indian writing in English by researching into its nineteenth century origins and seeing its subsequent development in relation to other Indian language literatures.
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Contents Nation, novel, language --
of Krupa Satthianadhan --
Hearing her own voice : defective acoustics in colonial India --
"We say Desh" : the other Nirad BabRajmohan's wife : the first Indian English novel --
Churning the seas of treacle : three ways --
Ambiguous discourse : the novels u --
Maps and mirrors : co-ordinates of meaning in The shadow lines
Haroun and the sea of stories : fantasy or fable? --
The anxiety of Indianness --
Divided by a common language.

This book provides a new perspective on Indian writing in English by researching into its nineteenth century origins and seeing its subsequent development in relation to other Indian language literatures.

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