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Postcolonial Indian English Fiction Critical Understanding

by  N.D.R. Chandra
Postcolonial Indian English Fiction Critical Understanding,8184351305,9788184351309


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Book Information

Publisher:Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors
Published In:2010
Binding Type:Hardback
Weight:1.42 lbs
Pages:xix + 341 Pages, Index

The Title "Postcolonial Indian English Fiction Critical Understanding" is written by N.D.R. Chandra. This book was published in the year 2010. The ISBN number 8184351305|9788184351309 is assigned to the Hardback version of this title. This book has total of pp. xix + 341 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors. Postcolonial Indian English Fiction Critical Understanding is currently Available with us.

About the Book

The Anthology is an illuminating critical discourse on individual texts like Naipaul's A House of Mr. Biswas, Desai's Cry, the Peacock and Fire on Mountain, Markandaya's The Nowhere Man, Deshpande's Roofs and Shadow and That Long Silence, Joshi's Foreigner, Rushdie's Fury, Naikar's The Thief of Nagarhalli & Other Stories, Mukherjee's Desirable Daughters, Mathur's Making the Minister Smile, Ghose's Antique Land, The Shadow Lines and Hungry Tide, Banerjee's Sister of My Heart, Gokhale's The Books of Shadow, Kanga's Trying to Grow, Kunzru's, Transmission, Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies and The Namesake, Basu's The Miniaturist, Adiga's White Tiger and so on. The volume provides a lucid and clear understanding of Postcolonial Indian English Fictions, which are diverse in their themes and styles. It also speculates on postcolonial theory and practice Banking on identity, culture, gender, race, politics etc. It reflects the growth of literatures in India, which forges new narratives and new languages that tell the tales of the complex cultural ethos of our homeland and its interaction to the other worlds. The contributors include Professor Kunjo Singh, Chitta Ranjan Kar, Nirmal Selvamony, Amarnath Prasad, Gajendra Kumar, S. John Peter Joseph, Arbind K. Choudhary, Mallikarjun Patil, Darshana Trivedi, S.B. Bhambar, S.P. Swain, Bhagabat Nayak, E.N. Eswari, Jaydip Sinh Dodiya, Banibrata Mahanta, Mala Sharma, V.K. Singh, and others.

About the Author

Dr. N.D.R. Chandra is Professor & Head, Department of English at Nagaland Central University, Kohima, India. He held the Position of Visiting Professor at Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar (M.P.) in 2006. He obtained M.A. in English from Pt. Ravi Shankar University, Raipur in 1984, P.C.D.T.F. from Central Institute of English & Foreign Languages, Hyderabad in 1988, M.Phil, from Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar in 1990 and Ph.D. from G.G.D. University, Bilaspur in 1995. He was an elected member of the Governing Council of the Indo-American Centre for International Studies Hyderabad (2000-2003) and Vice-President of All India English Tearchers' Association (2005-2008). He was awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship by American Studies Research Centre, Hyderabad in 1998, Associateship by Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla in 2001 and Library Fellowship by Centre for Contemporary Theory, Baroda in 2008. Recently he has been selected for Fulbright-Nehru Senior Research Fellowship 2010-2011.

He has authored Literary Theory and the New Critics, Ecology, Myth and Mystery : Poetry from the Northeast (with N. Das), Literary Terms in Poetry, Literary Terms in Drama, Theatre & Cinema and Literary Terms in Fiction and Prose (trio with A.J. Sebastian). He has also edited Modern Literary Criticism : Theory & Practice ( Vols. I & II), Contemporary Literary Criticism : Theory & Practice (Vols. I & II), Modern Indian English Literature : Critical Perceptions, Contemporary Indian English Literature : Critical Perceptions, Chhattisgarh Towards the Path of Development (with B.K. Patel), Multicultural Literature in India : Critical Perceptions (Vols I & II.)


Prawer Jhabvala
1. Interpreting the "Post" of the Postcolonial Fiction : A Comparative Analysis/Kh. Kunjo Singh
2. Emerging Trends in Modern Indian Fiction in English/Chitta Ranjan Kar
3. Negotiation of Space in the English Teacher/Nirmal Selvamony
4. V.S. Naipaul's A House for Mr. Biswas : A Fiction of Existential Predicament/Gajendra Kumar
5. Racial Harmony and Universal Brotherhood in Markandaya's the Nowhere Man/S. John Peter Joseph
6. Ruth Prawer Jhabvala : A Critical Understanding/Mallikarjun Patil
7. Imagery in Cry, the Peacock/Arbind Kumar Choudhary
8. Fire on the Mountain : An Unforgettable Portrait of Old Age/Darshana Trivedi
9. The Motif of Journey : A Comparative View of Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha and Anita Desai's Matteo/S.B. Bhambar
10. Feminism in Shashi Deshpande's Novels/S.P. Swain
11. 'Foreignness' in Arun Joshi's the Foreigner/G.A. Ghanshyam
12. A Moral Pattern in the Immoral World of Basavaraj Naikar's Works/Amor Nath Prasad & Dinesh Chandra Kumar
13. Quest for Identity in Bharati Mukherjee's Desirable Daughters/Bhagabat Nayak
14. Looking into Broken Mirrors : A Study of Salman Rushdie's Fury/Sheela Rani Khare
15. Anurag Mathur's Making the Minister Smile : A Critical Understanding/Mohammed Zaheer Basha
16. Amitav Ghosh's In an Antique Land : A Postmodernist's Rendezvous with History/Uday Shankar Ojha
17. Interpretation of Shadow Lines in The Shadow Lines/Kh. Kunjo Singh
18. Amitav Ghosh's The Hungry Tide : A Postcolonial Approach/Bhagabat Nayak
19. The Politics of Memory and Belonging in Amitav Ghosh's The Hungry Tide/Buddhadeb Roy Choudhury
20. Postcolonialism and Chitra Banarjee's Sister of My Heart/C.N. Eswari
21. A Lacanian Reading of Namita Gokhale's The Book of Shadows/Byano Murry & N.D.R. Chandra
22. Growing is Knowing : A Critical Study of Firdaus Kanga's Trying to Grow/Jaydipsinh Dodiya
23. The Myth of Communication : Reading Hart Kunzru's Transmission/Banibrata Mahanta
24. The Aftermath of Naming in Jhumpa Lahiri's The Namesake/Deepali S. Chaudhary
25. The Miniaturist : Travails of an Artist/Ketaki Datta
26. Women Short Story Writers : Indian and Canadian Perspective (Anita Desdi, Shashi Deshpande, Jhumpa Lahiri & Margaret Laurence, Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro)/Mala Sharma
27. India Unveiled : A Postcolonial Discourse on Adiga's The White Tiger/Vipin K. Singh & Sanjiv Singh Sengar