Essays on Indian Writing in English

Twice-Born or Cosmopolitan Literature?

By Dieter Riemenschneider

Included here are fifteen essays on Indian fictional writing and poetry in English. This book will throw light on the course of a critical literary debate that has focused-and continues to do so-on the pros and cons of Indians writing their novels and poems in English, along with the controversial issue of 'Indianness'. The chronologically arranged essays, written over a period of half a century, reflects Dieter Riemenschneider's growing familiarity with Indian English writing as an outside observer. They are complemented by reproductions of photographs (most of them taken by the author) and by a select bibliography of the author's publications in this field, which is considered one of the subcontinent's liveliest and most fascinating traditions. [Subject: India Studies, Literature]

Publication Date: 7/1/2016
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788131608142

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