Modern South Asian Literature in English (Literature as Windows to World Cultures Series)

Modern South Asian Literature in English (Literature as Windows to World Cultures Series)

by Paul Brians
     
 

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Each of the book's 15 chapters introduces readers to a significant Indian, Pakistani, or Sri Lankan writer. A brief biographical background focuses on the elements most relevant to the understanding of his or her fiction. A concise overview of the author's major works is provided, while the bulk of the chapter is devoted to the explication of a single work. Critical…  See more details below

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Each of the book's 15 chapters introduces readers to a significant Indian, Pakistani, or Sri Lankan writer. A brief biographical background focuses on the elements most relevant to the understanding of his or her fiction. A concise overview of the author's major works is provided, while the bulk of the chapter is devoted to the explication of a single work. Critical perspectives are offered, as well as background information enabling readers to view each work as a window to South Asian culture. A glossary of foreign terms and further suggested readings complete the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313058257
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/30/2003
Series:
Literature as Windows to World Cultures
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
392 KB

Meet the Author

PAUL BRIANS is Professor of English and Coordinator of Humanities at Washington State University. He has published extensively on nuclear war fiction, and has written numerous study guides on the literature of Africa, India, and the Caribbean. He is editor-in-chief of Reading about the World.

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