Today Indian English literature is an endeavour of showcasing the rare gems of Indian writing in English. From being a curious native explosion, Indian English has become a new form of Indian culture, and voice in which India speaks. Not only are the works of Indian writers writing in English soaring on the best-sellers list, they are also receiving a great deal of critical acclaim from Anita Desai, Kiran Desai, Jhumpa Lahiri, Arundhati Roy… the parade of fine Indian women writers is long and lengthening. Here, you can explore the interesting history of Indian writing in English, and also experience its various facets, as expressed by Indian women Novelists.
Indian Women Novelists: Critical Discourses is a latest attempt to explore and criticise the major Indian Women Novelists. The book covers a unique collection of thirty scholarly papers from eminent scholars of India. The major Indian Women Novelists analysed in this book are: Arundhati Roy, Shashi Deshpande, Anita Desai, Kiran Desai, Kamala Markandaya, Jhumpa Lahiri, Bharati Mukherjee, Manju Kapur and Shobha De.
It is hoped that the book will be of great help to the students, researchers and teachers of English literature and will even appeal to those interested in Indian English literature.