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The Vintage Book of Modern Indian Literature

€ 22.95

A richly diverse anthology capturing a broad array of Indian writing from the 1850s to the present day offers selected works by thirty-eight authors, including contributions by Salman Rushdie, Vikram Seth, Rabindranath Tagore, R. K. Narayan, Bibhuit Bhushan Banerjee, Pankaj Mishra, and others. Original. 17,500 first printing.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Acknowledgements xiv
Introduction
Modernity and the Vernacular xvii
The Construction of the Indian Novel in English xxiii
A Note on the Selection xxxii
THE BENGAL RENAISSANCE AND AFTER
Michael Madhusudan Dutt (1824-73)
3(9)
from `The Anglo-Saxon and the Hindu`
5(2)
Two Letters
7(5)
Bankimchandra Chatterjee (1838--94)
12(14)
`A Popular Literature for Bengal`
13(6)
The Confession of a Young Bengal`
19(5)
from Rajani
24(2)
Rabindranath Tagore (1861--1941)
26(19)
`The Postmaster`
29(5)
Five Letters
34(5)
An Essay on Nursery Rhymes
39(3)
from the Introduction to Thakurmar Jhuli
42(3)
Sukumar Ray (1887--1923)
45(21)
`A Topsy-Turvy Tale`
46(20)
Bibhuti Bhushan Banerjee (1894--1950)
66(22)
from Pather Panchali
68(20)
Parashuram (Rajshekhar Basu) (1880--1960)
88(18)
`Blue Star`
89(8)
`The Jackal-Faced Tongs`
97(9)
Buddhadev Bose (1908--74)
106(16)
from Tithidore
107(7)
from An Acre of Green Grass: A Review of Modern Bengali Literature
114(8)
Mahashweta Devi (b. 1926)
122(11)
`Arjun`
123(10)
HINDI
Premchand (Dhanpat Rai) (1880--1936)
133(12)
`The Chess Players`
134(11)
Nirmal Verma (b. 1929)
145(11)
`Terminal`
146(10)
Krishna Sobti (b. 1925)
156(31)
from Ai Ladki
157(30)
URDU
Sadat Hasan Manto (1912--55)
187(18)
`Peerun`
188(5)
`The Black Shalwar`
193(12)
Qurratulain Hyder (b. 1927)
205(15)
`Memories of an Indian Childhood`
206(14)
Naiyer Masud (b. 1936)
220(19)
`Sheesha Ghat`
221(18)
THE SOUTH
U. R. Anantha Murthy (b. 1932)
239(27)
`A Horse for the Sun`
240(26)
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer (c. 1908--94)
266(24)
`Walls`
267(23)
O. V. Vijayan (b. 1930)
290(7)
`The Rocks`
291(6)
Ambai (C. S. Lakshmi) (b. 1945)
297(12)
`Gifts`
298(11)
PAGES FROM AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
Fakir Mohan Senapati (1843--1918)
309(21)
from Story of My Life
310(20)
Nirad C. Chaudhuri (1897--1998)
330(17)
from The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian
331(16)
Aubrey Menen (1912--89)
347(8)
from Dead Man in the Silver Market
347(8)
Pankaj Mishra (b. 1969)
355(20)
`Edmund Wilson in Benares`
356(19)
ENGLISH
R. K. Narayan (b. 1907)
375(22)
from The English Teacher
376(21)
Raja Rao (b. 1908)
397(17)
from The Serpent and the Rope
398(16)
Ruskin Bond (b. 1934)
414(5)
The Night Train at Deoli`
415(4)
A. K. Ramanujan (1929--93)
419(19)
`Is There an Indian Way of Thinking? An Informal Essay`
420(18)
Dom Moraes (b. 1938)
438(17)
from Answered by Flutes
439(16)
Arvind Krishna Mehrotra (b. 1947)
455(23)
from The Emperor Has No Clothes`
456(22)
Adil Jussawalla (b. 1940)
478(6)
`Make Mine Movies`
478(6)
Salman Rushdie (b. 1947)
484(24)
from Midnight`s Children
486(22)
Vikram Seth (b. 1952)
508(30)
from The Golden Gate
509(29)
Amitav Ghosh (b. 1956)
538(9)
`Tibetan Dinner`
538(4)
`Four Corners`
542(5)
Upamanyu Chatterjee (b. 1959)
547(16)
from English, August: An Indian Story
548(15)
Vikram Chandra (b. 1961)
563(19)
`Siege in Kailashpada`, from a novel in progress
564(18)
Sunetra Gupta (b. 1965)
582(13)
from Memories of Rain
583(12)
Aamer Hussein (b. 1955)
595(10)
`The Colour of a Loved Person`s Eyes`
596(9)
Ashok Banker (b. 1964)
605(12)
from Vertigo
606(11)
Rohit Manchanda (b. 1963)
617(16)
from In the Light of the Black Sun
618(15)
Afterword 633(6)
Notes on Translators 639(4)
Permissions Acknowledgements 643
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Paperback / softback
646 pagina's
Januari 2004
732 gram
178 x 133 x 25 mm
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