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Published by Sarup Book Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English


  • Short stories, Indic (English) -- History and criticism,
  • Indic fiction (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Amar Nath Prasad, S. John Peter Joseph.
ContributionsPrasad, Amar Nath., Joseph, S. John Peter.
LC ClassificationsPR9492.52 (P-PZ21)+
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 266 p. ;
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23025222M
ISBN 109788176258852
LC Control Number2009340002

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About The Book This well-Chosen collection of 24 short stories contains some of the best writing in English that has emerged from India in the recent past. Several of these stories have appeared in various collections, anthologies and journals in India and abroad. Thought written in English “the tempo of Indian life” as Raja Rao says, “is beautifully infused into the English expression.”.   The following is a list of English Novels and Short Stories/Fiction written by Indian Novelists /Writers: Mulk Raj Anand (12th December September ) Novels by Mulk Raj Anand: Untouchable () Coolie () Two Leaves and a Bud () The Village () Across the Black Waters () The Sword. In this collection of 21 short stories, handpicked from over 3, stories written by Ashapurna Debi, we finally get a chance to read this prolific author’s works in English. Debi was known for her portrayal of the domestic lives of Indian women in a way no other writer had done.   Authoring over short stories and numerous books, Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai, popularly known as Thakazhi, was a Padma Bhushan awardee and is an important figure in contemporary Indian literature. His Chemmeen is, at its heart, an unrequited love story between a Hindu fisherman’s daughter and a Muslim fish wholesaler. Set in the midst of.

His book of literary criticism, Themes in the Indian Short Story in English: An Historical and a Critical Survey (abbreviated TSSE:AHCS), was published in to favorable reviews. There have been calls to bring this book up-to-date with reviews of collections of Indian short stories in English published between and the present. Unarguably the best and foremost Indian writer in English, R.K. Narayan’s novels, and short stories are the reasons why common middle-class Indians developed an interest in English known for the fictional town of Malgudi, Narayan has written many fiction books including Swami and Friends, The Guide, A Tiger for Malgud”, The English Teacher, etc. TheIndian Short Story in English (ISSE) spoke to the two editors of the book, Rhiti Bose and Lopa Banerjee. ISSE: The first thing that strikes us is that the publication of Defiant Dreams is timely since the abuses and injustices done to women are being openly discussed in India.   Here are a few curated short stories that resonated with me. And this is just a small sample of what you are missing if you are not exploring literary journals out there. 1.

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