Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
Share
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Books > Language and Literature > Towards a Poetics of the Indian English Novel
Displaying 3726 of 4436         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Towards a Poetics of the Indian English Novel
Towards a Poetics of the Indian English Novel
Description
About the Book:

This monograph is devoted to what might be described as the poetics of the Indian English novel. Its aim is to propose both a typology and a method of evalution so as to provide a reasonably good idea of what to expect from an Indian English novel.

Its central arguments is that the Indian English novel is best understood and evaluated by its placement in a broader civilizational perspective. From such a perspective it is clear that the primary purpose of narrative art, considered the fifth Veda in the Natyashastra, is to expound and uphold Dharma, but to do so in a manner which is both pleasing and popular. The success or failure of the Indian English novelist can be measured by the extent he or she manages to do this. The book also proposes two inter-related sets of theoretical triads to classify Indian English novels. These novels are imperial sub-imperial or subaltern in their content, and social anti-social or formalistic in their stylistic orientations. Their increasing verbal sophistication is recent years often arises out of their inability to engage directly with Indian realities.

By examine how the Indian English novel evolved and development in the last 150 years, this book seeks to identify and interpret its main types, and to spell out its relation to the broader cultural issues such as languages, class, caste, gender and political affiliation. At the end a variety of texts and authors are considered in an attempt to identify the greatest of the Indian English novelists.

About the Author

Madarand Paranjape is Professor, Centre for Linguistic and English Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. A Poet critic novelist and include Decolonization and Development: Hindi Svaraj Revisioned and the Penguin Sri Aurobindo Reader.

CONTENTS
Preface 7
Introduction 11
Chapter I The Ideology of Form: The Novel Across Cultures 21
Chapter II Inside and Outside the Whale: Politics and the New Indian English Novel 37
Chapter III The Caste of the Indian English Novel 51
Chapter IV Anglo-Indian as Indo-Anglian:Ideology, politicsand Cross-Cultural Representation 64
Chapter V Towards a Poetics of the Indian English Novel 77
Bibliography 131
Index 139

Click Here for More Books Published By Indian Institute of Advanced Study

Towards a Poetics of the Indian English Novel

Item Code:
IDF639
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2000
Publisher:
Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla
ISBN:
8185952752
Language:
English
Size:
8.9" X 6.0"
Pages:
143
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 350 gms
Price:
$22.50   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Towards a Poetics of the Indian English Novel

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 4896 times since 7th Feb, 2010
About the Book:

This monograph is devoted to what might be described as the poetics of the Indian English novel. Its aim is to propose both a typology and a method of evalution so as to provide a reasonably good idea of what to expect from an Indian English novel.

Its central arguments is that the Indian English novel is best understood and evaluated by its placement in a broader civilizational perspective. From such a perspective it is clear that the primary purpose of narrative art, considered the fifth Veda in the Natyashastra, is to expound and uphold Dharma, but to do so in a manner which is both pleasing and popular. The success or failure of the Indian English novelist can be measured by the extent he or she manages to do this. The book also proposes two inter-related sets of theoretical triads to classify Indian English novels. These novels are imperial sub-imperial or subaltern in their content, and social anti-social or formalistic in their stylistic orientations. Their increasing verbal sophistication is recent years often arises out of their inability to engage directly with Indian realities.

By examine how the Indian English novel evolved and development in the last 150 years, this book seeks to identify and interpret its main types, and to spell out its relation to the broader cultural issues such as languages, class, caste, gender and political affiliation. At the end a variety of texts and authors are considered in an attempt to identify the greatest of the Indian English novelists.

About the Author

Madarand Paranjape is Professor, Centre for Linguistic and English Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. A Poet critic novelist and include Decolonization and Development: Hindi Svaraj Revisioned and the Penguin Sri Aurobindo Reader.

CONTENTS
Preface 7
Introduction 11
Chapter I The Ideology of Form: The Novel Across Cultures 21
Chapter II Inside and Outside the Whale: Politics and the New Indian English Novel 37
Chapter III The Caste of the Indian English Novel 51
Chapter IV Anglo-Indian as Indo-Anglian:Ideology, politicsand Cross-Cultural Representation 64
Chapter V Towards a Poetics of the Indian English Novel 77
Bibliography 131
Index 139

Click Here for More Books Published By Indian Institute of Advanced Study

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Guide - Based on the Novel by R.K. Narayan (DVD)
Dev Anand
Shemaroo Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.(2009)
Approx. 171 Minutes
Item Code: IZZ387
$22.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bazaar-E-Husn (Urdu Novel by Premchand) (Set of 4 Audio CDs)
Munshi Prem Chand
Star Books
Item Code: ICR349
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Shikast (Urdu Novel by Krishna Chander) Complete In 4 Audio CDs
Krishan Chander
Star Books
Item Code: ICR405
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Kalankini (Hindi Novel by Gulsahn Nanda) (Set of 3 Audio CDs)
Gulshan Nanda
Star Books
Item Code: ICR353
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
दोज़ख़नामा: A Novel on Manto and Ghalib
by रविशंकर बल (Ravi Shankar Bal)
Paperback (Edition: 2015)
Harper Collins
Item Code: NZJ772
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Godaan: The Gift of a Cow (A Translation of The Classic Hindi Novel)
by Premchand
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Permanent Black
Item Code: NAJ285
$27.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Singing Saint (A Novel Based on The Life of Tallapaka Annamacharya)
by R. L. N. Raju
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams, Tirupathi
Item Code: NAM311
$25.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
ಚಾಣಕ್ಯ: Chanakya - A Historical Novel (Kannada)
by Sri Su. Rudramurthy Sastry
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
IBH Prakashana, Bangalore
Item Code: NZJ725
$40.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Images and Representation of the Rural Woman (A Study of the Selected Novels of Indian Women Writers )
by Jaiwanti Dimri
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Indian Institute of Advanced Study
Item Code: NAH525
$58.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Writing Resistance (A Comparative Study of The Selected Novels by Women Writers)
by Dr. Usha Bande
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla
Item Code: NAM410
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Panch Kanya (A Novel Experience in Indian Philosophy)
by Ritu Kamal
Paperback (Edition: 2001)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Item Code: NAD607
$30.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

I recieved my Mahavir pendant today. It is wonderful. I was recently in Delhi and as it was a spiritual trip visiting Jain temples in Rajasthan, Agra, Rishikesh and Delhi i did not have the opportunity to shop much. The pendant is beautiful and i shall treasure it. I have attached a picture of me in India. Your country and the people will always be in my heart.
Evelyn, Desoto, Texas.
I received my Order this week, It's wonderful. I really thank you very much.
Antonio Freitas, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
I have been ordering from your site for several years and am always pleased with my orders and the time frame is lovely also. Thanks for being such a wonderful company.
Delia, USA
I recviced Book Air Parcel(Nadi-Astrology). I am glad to see this book. Thankx. Muhammad Arshad Nadeem Pakistan.
Muhammad Arshad Nadeem
It is always a great pleasure to return to Exotic India with its exquisit artwork, books and other items. As I said several times before, Exotic India is far more than a highly professional Indian online shop; it is in fact an excellent ambassador to the world for the splendour of Indian wisdom and spirituality. I wish a happy and successful New Year 2017 to Exotic India and its employees! You can be very proud of yourself!
Dr Michael Seeber (psychiatrist and psychotherapist, Essen/Germany)
My last order arrived in a reasonable amount of time, regarding the long way it had to take! I am glad to find this and some other ayurvedic remedy, as well as books and much other things at your online-store and I am looking forward to be your customer again, some time.
Andreas, Germany.
Намаскар! Честно говоря, сомневался. Но сегодня получил свой заказ. Порадовала упаковка, упаковано всё очень тщательно и аккуратно. Большое спасибо, как раз подарок к Новому Году! Namaskar! Frankly, I doubted. But today received my order. We were pleased with the packaging. Everything is packed carefully and accurately. Thank you very much, just a gift for the New Year!
Ruslan, Russia.
Thanks for the great sale!! It really helped me out. I love Exotic India.
Shannon, USA
I have got the 3 parcels with my order today and everything is perfect. Thank you very much for such a good packaging to protect the items and for your service.
Guadalupe, Spain
Great books! I am so glad you make them available to order, thank you!
Yevgen, USA
TRUSTe online privacy certification
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India