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The woman in Indian fiction in English, 1950-80

Shantha Krishnaswamy.

The woman in Indian fiction in English, 1950-80

by Shantha Krishnaswamy.

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Published by Ashish Pub. House, Distributed in the U.S.A. by Humanities Press in New Delhi, Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Indic fiction (English) -- History and criticism.,
    • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- India -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Women in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShantha Krishnaswamy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9492.6.W6 S53 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 375 p. ;
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2758011M
      LC Control Number86112245

      You will rarely meet an Indian who hasn’t spent a decent share of their childhood reading about and trying to picture life in the fictionali town of Malgudi, a creation of R.K. Narayan that is featured in some of his most famous books, including Swami and Friends () and Malgudi Days (). He is among the first Indian novelists writing in English to gather a global readership Author: Sridevi Nambiar. Women in 21st century India are slowly gaining access to equal rights for the first time since the early Vedic period, around 1, BCE. The status of women in India had been in decline since the Islamic invasion of Babur, the Mughal empire, and later Christianity, which curtailed women's freedom and rights.

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      His most recent research is on the diasporic writings of Indian women, postcolonial theory, and reconstruction of hybridity. Rajeshwar Mittapali is Associate Professor of English at Kakatiya University, Warangal. He has published a number of articles and books on Indian Writing in English, African Fiction and ELT. His books include The Novels Cited by: 3.   Most of our young generation are more comfortable reading books in translation from writers like Paulo Coelho than reading the wealth of fiction that exists in their own country. The best novels by Indian authors might be a very long list. But if you want to make a start, you should start by reading these 20 best English novels by Indian authors.


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