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South Asian novelists in English : an A-to-Z guide

Author: Jaina C Sanga
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the publication of Salman Rushdie's Booker Prize winning novel, ^IMidnight's Children^R in 1981, followed by the unprecedented popularity of his subsequent works, the cinematic adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's ^IThe English Patient, ^R many other best-sellers written by South Asian novelists writing in English have gained a tremendous following. This reference is a guide to their lives and writings. The volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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South Asian novelists in English.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002070045
(OCoLC)49679850
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jaina C Sanga
ISBN: 0313016968 9780313016967 1280908769 9781280908767
OCLC Number: 608576912
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 308 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction; MEENA ALEXANDER (1951- ); MULK RAJ ANAND (1905- ); ANJANA APPACHANA (1972- ); JEAN ARASANAYAGAM (1930- ); VIKRAM CHANDRA (1961- ); UPAMANYU CHATTERJEE (1959- ); AMIT CHAUDHURI (1962- ); NIRAD CHANDRA CHAUDHURI (1897-1999); KAMALA DAS (1934- ); ANITA DESAI (1937- ); SHASHI DESHPANDE (1938- ); FARRUKH DHONDY (1944- ); CHITRA BANERJEE DIVAKARUNI (1956- ); INDIRA GANESAN (1960- ); ZULFIKAR GHOSE (1935- ); AMITAV GHOSH (1956- ); YASMINE GOONERATNE (1935- ); JAMES GOONEWARDENE (1921-1997); ROMESH GUNESEKERA (1954- ); SUNETRA GUPTA (1965- ); KAIZAD GUSTAD (1968- ).
Responsibility: edited by Jaina C. Sanga ; Emmanuel S. Nelson, advisory editor.

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Includes alphabetically arranged entries on more than 50 South Asian novelists writing in English, with each entry providing biographical, critical, and bibliographical information.  Read more...

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