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The Vintage book of Indian writing, 1947-1997

Author: Salman Rushdie; Elizabeth West
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Indian subcontinent has produced some of the world's greatest writers, and a body of literature unsurpassed in its sustained imagination, impassioned lyricism and sparkling tragi-comedy. Allan  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Anthologies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vintage book of Indian writing, 1947-1997.
London : Vintage, 1997
(OCoLC)648811293
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salman Rushdie; Elizabeth West
ISBN: 0099731010 9780099731016
OCLC Number: 37222239
Notes: "A Vintage original"--Title page verso.
Includes brief biographies of each writer.
British edition has title: Mirrorwork : 50 years of Indian writing, 1947-1997.
Description: xxiii, 578 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Jawaharlal Nehru --
Nayantara Sahgal --
Saadat Hasan Manto --
G.V. Desani --
Nirad C. Chaudhuri --
Kamala Markandaya --
Mulk Raj Anand --
R.K. Narayan --
Ved Mehta --
Anita Desai --
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala --
Satyajit Ray --
Salman Rushdie --
Padma Perera --
Upamanyu Chatterjee --
Rohinton Mistry --
Bapsi Sidhwa --
I. Allan Sealy --
Shashi Tharoor --
Sara Suleri --
Firdaus Kanga --
Anjana Appachana --
Amit Chaudhuri --
Amitav Ghosh --
Githa Hiraharan --
Gita Mehta --
Vikram Seth --
Vikram Chandra --
Ardashir Vakil --
Mukul Kesavan --
Arundhati Roy --
Kiran Desai.
Responsibility: edited by Salman Rushdie and Elizabeth West.

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"Rushdie offers us a sweeping, birds' eye view of 50 years of good writing. He proves that there is an Indo-Anglian canon, and as he reaches our own time, he elects new contenders for future glory" Read more...

 
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