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'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Indian Fiction in English After 1991

Tickell, Alex (2016). 'An Idea Whose Time Has Come': Indian Fiction in English After 1991. In: Tickell, Alex ed. South-Asian Fiction in English: Contemporary Transformations. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 37–58.

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Abstract

This chapter surveys recent Indian English fiction published after India's economic liberalization in 1991. It looks at changing social and publishing contexts of the contemporary novel and discusses works by Manju Kapur, Arundhati Roy, Aravind Adiga and Chetan Bhagat.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 1-137-40354-3, 978-1-137-40354-4
Keywords: Fiction; India; Contemporary Novel; Roy Adiga; Kapur Bhagat; Liberalisation; New India
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group (PGL)
History of Books and Reading (HOBAR)
Item ID: 46728
Depositing User: Alex Tickell
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2016 15:32
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/46728
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