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R. K. Narayan

John Thieme

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059261
eISBN:
9781781701249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059261.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

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. Arguing against views that have seen Narayan as a ... More


The Caribbean Artists Movement

Louis James

in West Indian Intellectuals in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064746
eISBN:
9781781700426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064746.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Caribbean Artists Movement (CAM) grew out of a small informal meeting held in a basement flat in Mecklenberg Square, London. Six years later, when CAM as an organisation ended, it had made a major ... More


Contexts and intertexts

Peter Morey

in Rohinton Mistry

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067143
eISBN:
9781781700587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067143.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter introduces Rohinton Mistry, an Indian author whose work presents a repeated image of various kinds of journeys. It first presents some background information on his childhood and ... More


Epilogue

Njeri Githire

in Cannibal Writes: Eating Others in Caribbean and Indian Ocean Women's Writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038785
eISBN:
9780252096747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038785.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. This book has attempted to show the return of the cannibal in contemporary Caribbean and Indian Ocean writing, a return that is as ... More


Indian Historical Writing since 1947

Supriya Mukherjee

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 5: Historical Writing Since 1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199225996
eISBN:
9780191863431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199225996.003.0026
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter focuses on Indian historical writing. The end of colonial rule in 1947 was a turning point in Indian historical writing and culture. History emerged as a professional discipline with the ... More


Introduction: Mothering India

Susmita Roye

in Mothering India: Women's Fiction in English Shaping Cultural History (1890-1947)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190126254
eISBN:
9780190991623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126254.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Indian Writing in English (IWE) today boasts of internationally renowned writers, both male and female. In comparison to the vast amount of critical work on contemporary women writers, the roots of ... More


The Indian Novel in English to 1950

Shyamala A. Narayan

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 9: The World Novel in English to 1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199609932
eISBN:
9780191869761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199609932.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines the Indian novel in English. It is an historical fact that the novel in India developed under the stimulus received from the West; but the potentialities for the novel already ... More


Mothering India: Women's Fiction in English Shaping Cultural History (1890-1947)

Susmita Roye

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190126254
eISBN:
9780190991623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126254.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Mothering India concentrates on early Indian women’s fiction, not only evaluating their contribution to the rise of Indian Writing in English (IWE), but also exploring how they reassessed and ... More


Conclusion: Revolutions before the Renaissance

James H. Cox

in The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675975
eISBN:
9781452947679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The narratives of revolutionary indigenous Mexico by Todd Downing and Lynn Riggs are a selective but compelling part of the mid-twentieth-century American Indian writing. Recognizing that the ... More


Indo-Persian Historical Thoughts and Writings: India 1350–1750

Asim Roy

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 3: 1400-1800

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199219179
eISBN:
9780191804267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter explores Indo-Persian historical thoughts and writings spanning the 400 years (1350–1750) of the late medieval and early modern centuries. It traces the Indo-Persian connection back into ... More


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