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Multiple Narratives: Studies in Intra-Cultural Literary Textuality

Charu Chitra (Author)

Indian literature accentuates the indispensable unity of themes and forms among the various literatures produced in different languages during the last three thousand years or so. The volume contains evaluative critical studies of multitudinal aspects of Indian literature and surveys the amazing flowering of Indian writing. We are living in the age of translations which has helped to weave India as a nation. A critical study of the translated works of Waris Shah, Amrita Pritam, Vijay Tendulkar, Bhisham Sahni, Rahi Masoom Reza and Saadat Hasan Manto highlights the linguistic galaxy of unparalleled richness of Indian literature. The Women writers, discussed, are Amrita Pritam, Kamala Das, Bapsi Sidhwa, Shobha De and Arundhati Roy. Glimpses of modern dramatists as Mahesh Dattani, Salman Khurshid etc. who reconstruct the history and conceive the cultural identity of the society incorporated in it. Many creative minds are inspired by the partition of India and the associated bloody riots, sufferings and migration and blended their narratives based on it. Critical study of the works on partition is also an important part of the book. The present critical essays represent prosperous, opulent, appealing and insightful textuality and inter-textuality of Indian literature. The volume scrutinizes the different genres in connection with their traditional and radical apprehension into consideration.

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Title Multiple Narratives: Studies in Intra-Cultural Literary Textuality
Author Charu Chitra
Format Hardcover
Date published: 23.07.2018
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788184355772