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Modern South Asian literature in English

Author: Paul Brians
Publisher: Westport, Conn. [u.a.] : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Literature as windows to world cultures
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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Looks at the work of fifteen authors who were born in India, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka, and whose work is based at least partly there, including R.K. Narayan, Salman Rushdie, and Arundhati Roy.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Brians
ISBN: 031332011X 9780313320118
OCLC Number: 231983154
Description: 247 S.
Contents: Introduction Quartet (1915) by Rabindranath Tagore Kanthapura (1938) by Raja Rao Train to Pakistan (1956) by Khushwant Singh The Guide (1958) by R. K. Narayan Sunlight on a Broken Column (1961) by Attia Hosain Twilight in Delhi (1978) by Anita Desai Cracking India (1988) by Bapsi Sidhwa Jasmine (1989) by Bharati Mukherjee East, West (1994) by Salman Rushdie Funny Boy (1994) by Shyam Selvadurai A Fine Balance (1995) by Rohinton Mistry The God of Small Things (1997) by Arundhati Roy Anil's Ghost (2000) by Michael Ondaatje Interpreter of Maladies (2000) by Jhumpa Lahiri The Death of Vishnu (2001) by Manil Suri Glossary
Series Title: Literature as windows to world cultures
Responsibility: Paul Brians.

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"[A] welcome guidebook for anyone approaching the writings within the field... a very useful tool even for someone who is not a beginner in the field."-Contemporary South Asia

 
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