Indian Writing in English

Indian Writing in English

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Author: K R Srinivasa Iyengar
Publisher: Sterling
Year: 2000/2002
Language: English
Pages: 848
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120704436


A most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of the whole body of writing in the English language by Indian writers.

Indo-Anglian literature is not essentially different in kind from Indian literature. It is a part of it, a modern facets of that glory which, commencing from the Vedas, has continued to spread its mellow light under the vicissitudes of time and history and bids fair to expand with our and humanity's expanding future.

Professor Iyengar is an acknowledged authority on Indo-Anglian Literature. If he did not actually invent this useful term, he has certainly popularized it in his numerous published works. This book is almost encyclopedic in scope and reflects author's erudite scholarship in this special field and his penchant for objective evolution and concinnity of expression.

This scholarly study is the work of a sharp and profound critic of literature, This is a book for the literary person, for the student of English and of Indian writing in English.