This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 206
  • Course: B.Tech
  • Semester:
  • Title: Contemporary Indian Literature in English
  • Stream: English
  • Description:

    Contemporary Indian literature in english; examination of main themes; Postcolonial Theory; readings from a few key theorists; some postcolonial issues for discussion; nation and narration; culture and identity; history and the nation; the subaltern; representations of the subaltern; dalit poetry.



    1. S. Tharoor, The Great Indian Novel, Aracde Books, 1991.

    2. V. Tendulkar, Ghashiram Kotwal, Seagull Books, 1986.

    3. A. Dangle (Ed), Poisoned Bread, Orient Longman, 1992.


    1. G. N. Devy, In Another Tongue: Essays on Indian English Literature, Macmillan, 1995.

    2. M. Mukherjee, The Perishable Empire: Essays on Indian Writing in English, Oxford University Press, 2000.

    3. S. Khilnani, The Idea of India, Penguin, 1999.