Postcolonial readings in Indo-Anglian literature

by K. V. Dominic

Publisher: Authorspress in Delhi

Written in English
Published: Pages: 306 Downloads: 188
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Statementedited by K. V. Dominic
LC ClassificationsPR9484.6 .P677 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24420308M
ISBN 108172734794
ISBN 109788172734794
LC Control Number2009310779

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?Table of Contents 2 1Introduction 3 1Background study 3 2Aims and objectives 5 2Literature review 6 A brief overview of the pre-colonial Indo Anglian literature before the advent of the post-colonial form of literary works 6 Postcolonial literature 12 Diasporic writers in postcolonial Indian literature 18 3Methodology 22 4Analysis 25 Case study 1: Kanthapura by.

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