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.

     

    Texts:

    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.

    References:

    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.