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Critical Responses to Canadian Literature

K Balachandran (Editor)
Synopsis Critical Responses to Canadian Literature is a sincere attempt to present Indian responses to Canadian Poetry, Fiction, Autobiography and Drama. The 21 contributors are working in various Indian Universities and they have made this book valuable by they have made this book valuable by way of their fruitful research and findings. Canadian Poets like, A.M. Klein, Gwendolyn Mac Ewen, A.J.M. Smith, Irving Layton, (South Asian Parameswaran, Himani Bannerji, Laxmi Gill, and Surjeet Kalsey have Canadianists. Canadian Novelists like Margaret Atwood, Suniti Namjoshi, Susanna Moodie havae been selected for research by 6 Canadianists. A comparative study (of Atwood and Anita Desai, Atwood and Tamil writer ambani) has also been done by three Canadianists. Canadian Autobiographer Stan Dragland has been preferred for analysis by a Canadianist. Canadian critic Northrop Frye’s Critical approach has been applied to Indian and American literature by another Canadianist. Canadian Dramatists like James Reaney, Ken Mitchekll, Uma Parameswaran have been studied by 4 Canadianists. The twenty-one critical essays throw more light on the different aspects of Canadian living and literature in a clear and appreciable style which is nothing but a literary feast to the students, researchers and teachers of Canadian Literature.
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About the author

K Balachandran

Dr. K. Balachandran (b. 1951) Prof., Dept. Of English, Anamalai University, Anamalai Nagar- 608 002 (Tamilnadu), a bilingual writer has published a number of poems, research articles and reviews in India and abroad. His first book was in Tamil Annai Oru Agal Vilakku (1974). His poetry anthology For a Future & Heart's Chair (1988, 1995) IN THE WORDS OF THE LATE Sri K.R. Srinivasa Iyenger, œreveal a lively sensibility and fair command over the so called alien language. Edited the poems of an American Poetess, Dr. Rosemary C. Wilkinson in Longing for You (1988), Translated Dr. Narendrapal Singh’s award winning Punjabi novel Ba Mulahiza Hoshiar from English to Tamil, Oru Puthiya Kathai (1995) PUBLISHED BY Sahitya Akademi. National Book Trust published his Tamil translation of Ruskin Bond's novel The Adventures of Rusty as Rushthiyin Veera Theerangal (1995). He edited Essays on Conadian Literature (2001), publilshed by Prakash Book Depot, Bareilly. A Gold Medallist from Annamalai University, he was awarded Special Prize in the Students’ One Act Play writing competition in Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi (1974). Received International Poet of Merit Award, Washington DC (1995), Michael Madhusudan Academy Award Calcutta (1997) for his poetry Anthology. His interests are: Indian Writing in English, American Literature, Canadian Literature, British Literature, Commonwealth Literature, Translation and Criticism.

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Title Critical Responses to Canadian Literature
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Sarup & Sons
Language: English
isbn 8176255211
length xviii+193p., Index; 23cm.