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Indian Writings in English

Binod Mishra (Editor) Sanjay Kumar (Editor)
Synopsis Since its inception in 19th century, Indian writing in English has coruscated worldwide and the English works of Indian authors have been highly appreciated even by the people of English-speaking nations. Not remaining confined to the restricted gamut of themes and style of olden days, Indian writing in English has made its dent in myriad human concerns at the hands of great number of Indian writing in English has made its dent in myriad human concerns at the hands of great number of Indian writers. In the present anthology, a sincere attempt has been made to provide an in-depth study of the works of reputed Indian authors like Bhabani Bhattacharya, amitabh Ghosh, Shashi Tharoor, Raj Kamal Jha, Arundhati Roy, Khumpa Lahiri, Shobha de, Manju Kapur, Anita Nair to name but a few. Aiming at encouraging variegated opinions without conforming to fixed and rigorous critical canons, the anthology not only focuses on novels but also on the other forms of literature that are brilliant evocation of historical, philosophical and social issues of great importance. It also traverses through psychological and subliminal issues. Contributors to the present anthology have explored the varied aspects of literary works of the noted and award winning writers, besides analyzing critically and impartially the question of equal rights for women raised by the eminent Indian writers in their works. It is hoped that Indian Writings in English would prove indispensable for the students of English literature and would even appeal to those interested in the English works of Indian writers. It will undoubtedly enkindle in readers an avid interest towards their works and also help them sharpen their critical understanding with its ample food for thought.
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About the authors

Binod Mishra

Binod Mishra (1966) did his Honours (1989) and M.A. (1991) in English Literature from LNMU, Darbhanga. He was awarded Ph.D. in English on Mulk Raj Anand from the same university in 1998. Dr. Mishra has over ten years of teaching experience both at college and university levels. He started his career as a lecturer in English in February 1995 and was the Head, (Department of English) in Rangachachi College, Majuli, Assam, for five years. He received UGC Minor Research Project on the topic "Journey from Innocence to Experience in major Indo-Anglian Novelists". He has attended various conferences, seminars and workshops of National and International standards. He has also contributed his articles extensively to various journals and, anthologies on fiction and poetry. Apart from his critical writings, he has a good number of poems published both in English and Hindi. His areas of interest, include Indian Writing in english, Modern Fiction, and Modern Peotry and Criticism. Besides his keen interest in literature, he is actively involved in carrying, out research in the areas of Technical and communication English. Dr. Mishra is a Life Member of All India Association of English Studies. He is also a member of All India Studies in contemporry Literature. Since October 2000-Dr. Mishra has been an Assistant Professor, languages Group in Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, (Raj.) He is also the co-editor of BITSCAN-Semester News, a bi-annual newsletter published from the institute. He has also co-edited proceedings of National Seminar on Communication, held in October, 2004 and released in the form of a book " Communicating at Work: Shifting Paradigm and Emerging Trends'

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Sanjay Kumar

Dr. Sanjay Kumar (b. 1963) passed his M.A. in Economics in first division from Magadh University in 1984. He was awarded Ph.D. degree in Economics by the Banaras Hindu University in 1990. A keen researcher, Dr. Kumar has several papers, published in National Journals and Dailies to his credit. His areas of interest are Indian economic problems and industrial economics.

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Bibliographic information

Title Indian Writings in English
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1s ed.
Language: English
isbn 8126905514
length x+230p., References; 23cm.