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The history of Indian literature

by Weber, Albrecht

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Tru bner in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sanskrit literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Albrecht Weber ; tr. from the 2d German ed. by John Mann ... and Theodor Zachariae ... ; with sanction of the author ...
    SeriesTru bner"s oriental series
    ContributionsMann, John
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 360 p. ;
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26352445M
    OCLC/WorldCa12143129

    Back of the Book This book is an illustrated history of two hundred year of Indian literature in English. It starts by looking at the introduction of English into Indian’s complex language scenario around It then takes up the canonical poets, novelists, and dramatists, as well as unjustly forgotten figures, who have made significant contributions to Indian literature in English. Early Indian writers used English unadulterated by Indian words to convey an experience which was essentially Indian. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (–) wrote Rajmohan's Wife and published it in ; it is the first Indian novel written in English.

    Epochs of Indian History: Ancient India B.C. This book has been considered by academicians and scholars of great significance and value to literature. This forms a part of the knowledge base for future generations. A huge variety of literature spanning across history, culture and politics was written in this period. With the coming of the British in India, works started to be written in English language. As more and more Indians became well versed with the English language, the number of works in English literature began to grow.

    The Indian English fiction has had a meteoritic growth during the dawn of the millennium year and the writing in all genres of literature has gained momentum, particularly the Indian novel, the doyens of the Indian writing like n, Mulk Raj Anand, and their ilk promoted the conventional mode of writing.   Chauduri's Picador Book of Modern Indian Literature offers an alternate swath of Indian literature; works in Bengali, Hindi, Malayalam and Urdu, as well as English and other languages. It was this.


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By Albrecht Weber. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 November Pub. location London. Imprint by:   For anyone interested in the story of English in India, or in the finest English storytellers of India, this book, an illustrated history of two hundred years of Indian literature in English, should be a useful companion.

It discusses the canonical poets, novelists and dramatists as well as many of. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weber, Albrecht, History of Indian literature.

London: K. Paul. It discusses the canonical poets, novelists and dramatists as well as many of the lesser known literary figures - scientists, spiritualists and learned men and women - who have made major contributions to the evolution of Indian literature in English.

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