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R. K. Narayan

R. K. Narayan

Author: John Thieme; Manchester University Press,
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2013. ©2007
Series: Contemporary world writers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
R.K. Narayan's reputation as one of the founding figures of Indian writing in English is re-examined in this comprehensive study of his fiction, which offers detailed readings of all his novels. Arguing against views that have seen Narayan as a chronicler of "authentic" Indianness, John Thieme locates his fiction in terms of its specific South Indian contexts and cultural geography and its non-Indian intertexts. The  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thieme, John.
R. K. Narayan,
Manchester, UK. : Manchester University Press, 2007,
Named Person: R K Narayan; R K Narayan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Thieme; Manchester University Press,
ISBN: 9781847791962 1847791964
OCLC Number: 1164785191
Language Note: In English.
Notes: MUP 2020 titles.
Available through ManchesterHive.
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages) : file(s).
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Series Editor's Foreword --
Chronology1. Contexts and Intertexts --
2. Early Novels --
3. From Mr Sampath to Waiting for the Mahatma --
4. From The Guide to The Painter of Signs --
5. Late Novels --
6. Critical Overview and Conclusion --
Notes --
Glossary --
Select bibliography.
Series Title: Contemporary world writers.
Responsibility: John Thieme.


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