Kisari Mohan Ganguli translated the Mahabharata into English, the only time the epic has ever been translated in its entirety into a European language. Vikram Chandra is another author who shuffles between India and the United States and has received critical acclaim for his first novel Red Earth and Pouring Rain and collection of short stories Love and Longing in Bombay The significance of this work towards Indian English Literature was first brought into perspective by University of Michigan.
In both the books, geography and politics are integral to the narrative. He contrasts this with the works of earlier writers such as Narayan where the use of English is pure, but the deciphering of meaning needs cultural familiarity.
History[ edit ] IEL has a relatively recent history, being only one and a half centuries old. He further adds "the post-colonial novel, becomes a trope for an ideal hybridity by which the West celebrates not so much Indianness, whatever that infinitely complex thing is, but its own historical quest, its reinterpretation of itself".
Suketu Mehta is another writer currently based in the United States who authored Maximum Cityan autobiographical account of his experiences in the city of Mumbai. Naipaul evokes ideas of homeland, rootlessness and his own personal feelings towards India in many of his books.
Dhan Gopal Mukerji — was the first Indian author to win a literary award in the United States.
Some of these arguments form an integral part of what is called postcolonial theory. Similar to the way Thomas Hardy used WessexNarayan created the fictitious town of Malgudi where he set his novels.
Jahnavi Baruaa Bangalore based author from Assam has set her critically acclaimed collection of short stories Next Door on the social scenario in Assam with insurgency as the background. Vikram Seth is notable both as an accomplished novelist and poet. In Hemingway style language the author takes the reader into the dreamland of nature and people who are inexorably associated with nature.
Nayantara Sehgal was one of the first female Indian writers in English to receive wide recognition. Rabindranath Tagore wrote in Bengali and English and was responsible for the translations of his own work into English.
Narayan — contributed over many decades and continued to write till his death. Early Indian writers used English unadulterated by Indian words to convey an experience which was essentially Indian.
Many of his short stories reflect the political turmoil of West Bengal since the Naxalite movement of the s. Greene and Narayan remained close friends till the end. He also Indo anglian literature that Indianness is a theme constructed only in IWE and does not articulate itself in the vernacular literatures.
KumarArun KolatkarP. Linking Assam to the World made a conscious effort to connect to a world divided by racial, geographic, linguistic, cultural and political prejudices.
Others, such as Greene, however, feel that through Malgudi they could vividly understand the Indian experience. Jhumpa Lahiria Pulitzer prize winner from the U. Shashi Tharoorin his The Great Indian Novelfollows a story-telling though in a satirical mode as in the Mahabharata drawing his ideas by going back and forth in time.
Ramanujanand Madan Gopal Gandhi among several others. The renowned writer V. His most recent book Brahmaputra and Beyond: Her award winning book is set in the immensely physical landscape of Kerala. In his novel Lament of MohiniShreekumar Varma touches upon the unique matriarchal system and the sammandham system of marriage as he writes about the Namboodiris and the aristocrats of Kerala.
In its early stages, IEL was influenced by the Western novel. Arundhati Roy, a trained architect and the Booker prize winner for her The God of Small Thingscalls herself a "home grown" writer. Some criticise Narayan for the parochial, detached and closed world that he created in the face of the changing conditions in India at the times in which the stories are set.Indo-Anglian Literature [Reprint] by Edward Charles Buck, B A and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at killarney10mile.com dr.
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Free Essay: Indo Anglian Literature Indo Anglian Literature refers to the body of work by writers in India who write in the English language and whose native.
Indian literature refers to the literature produced on the Indian subcontinent until and in the Republic of India thereafter. The early Indo-Anglian papers concentrated on drawing the attention of the British to the cultural and philosophical history of India.
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