Indian English fiction (2001-2020): History and reflections

Batra, Jagdish (2021) Indian English fiction (2001-2020): History and reflections. Atlantic Publishers & Distributors P. Ltd., New Delhi. ISBN 978-81-269-3343-3

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Abstract

The book presents the history of Indian English Fiction which has expanded exponentially during the preceding two decades of 21st century. Besides documenting more than 1400 novels published during this period, it comments on and categorizes around 400 of them. The book has been divided into two parts: In the first part, a brief history of the noticeable works by authors of Indian origin has been taken up. The survey categorizes different types of novels with themes like individual psyche, relationships, family structures, socio-economic issues, history, politics, myths, region, crime, travel, terror, romance, campus, corporate, science, and so on. The second part of the book deals in detail with selected fiction penned by some leading and a few promising authors, from a particular theoretical angle such as postcolonial, feminist, race studies, new historicist, psycho-analytical, sociological analysis, structural narratology, etc.

Item Type: Book
Keywords: Indian English Fiction | History of Indian English Fiction
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Arts and Humanities > Language and Linguistics
Social Sciences and humanities > Arts and Humanities > Literature and Literary Theory
JGU School/Centre: Global Languages Centre
Depositing User: Admin Library
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2021 07:31
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2022 18:18
Additional Information: The print format of the book is available in the Global Library, JGU having Acc. no.020601
URI: https://pure.jgu.edu.in/id/eprint/24

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