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Global Noise: Arundhati Roy, Kiran Desai, Hari Kunzru

Berthold Schoene

in The Cosmopolitan Novel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638154
eISBN:
9780748651795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638154.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines three novels, written by Arundhati Roy, Kiran Desai and Hari Kunzru. These novels are concerned with the feasibility of sustaining the dynamics of Nancean world-formation in the ... More


Cultivating Community: Counterlandscaping in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss

Jill Didur

in Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195394429
eISBN:
9780190252809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195394429.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter offers a reading of Kiran Desai’s 2006 novel The Inheritance of Loss and examines its depiction of the Himalayan environment. It examines how colonial representations of the British ... More


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