Handbook of Twentieth-Century Literatures of India, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 031303267X
  • ISBN-13: 9780313032677
  • DDC: 891.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 440 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1996 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1996

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Overview

Surveys the major regional literatures of contemporary India in the context of the country's diversity and heterogeneity. Focuses on literatures written in languages other than English, rather than the more commonly studied English-language postcolonial works.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction: Regional Literatures of India—Paradigms and Contexts.
1: Twentieth-Century Assamese Literature.
2: Twentieth-Century Bengali Literature.
3: Twentieth-Century Indian Literature in English.
4: Twentieth-Century Gujarati Literature.
5: Twentieth-Century Hindi Literature.
6: Twentieth-Century Kannada Literature.
7: Twentieth-Century Malayalam Literature.
8: Twentieth-Century Marathi Literature.
9: Twentieth-Century Panjabi Literature.
10: Twentieth-Century Tamil Literature.
11: Twentieth-Century Telugu Literature.
12: Twentieth-Century Urdu Literature.
13: Dalit Literature in Marathi.
14: Parsi Literature in English.
15: Sanskrit Poetics.
16: Perspectives on Bengali Film and Literature.
Selected General Critical Bibliography.
Index.
About the Contributors.