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Indian English Literature
Indian Women Novelists
an anthology of critical essays in 18 vols.
R.K. Dhawan, ed.
Set I, Vols. 1-5
Focus on Feminist and Women’s Studies anddetailed discussions on the fiction of AnitaDesai, Shashi Deshpande, Bharati Mukher- jee, Shobha De, Rama Mehta and Gita Mehta
ISBN: 81-85218-38-2 Rs. 2000 (5 vols.)
Set II, Vols. 6-11
Focus on Feminist movement and detaileddiscussions on the fiction of Kamala Mar-kandaya, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, NayantaraSahgal, Namita Gokhale, Kamala Das, JaiNimbkar, Nina Sibal and others.
ISBN: 81-85218-39-0Rs. 2500 (6 vols.)
Set III, Vols. 12-18
Detailed discussions on the fiction of NergisDalal, Dina Mehta, Attia Hosain, Tara AliBaig, Shourie Daniels, Santha Rama Rau,Meena Alexander, Raji Narasimhan, UmaVasudev, Anita Desai, Shobha De, ShashiDeshpande, Bharati Mukherjee, Gita Mehta,Githa Hariharan, and Jai Nimbkar. The lasttwo volumes are devoted to regional womenwriters: Indira Goswami (Assamese), RajeeSeth, Mridula Garg and Krishna Sobti(Hindi), Ismat Chughtai and Qurratulain Hy-der (Urdu), Lakshmi Kannan (Tamil), MalatiChendur (Telugu), Amrita Pritam, Ajit Courand Daleep Kaur Tiwana (Punjabi), SitaDevi, Ashapurna Debi and Mahasweta Devi(Bengali), Gauri Deshpande and Kamal Desai(Marathi).
ISBN: 81-85218-40-4 Rs. 3000 (7 vols.)
Parsi Fiction (2 vol. set)
Novy Kapadia, R.K. Dhawan & Dodiya, ed.
This critical anthology explores the distinc-tive character of the Parsi novels of the cur-rent era, as is reflected in the works of Rohin-ton Mistry, Bapsi Sidhwa, Dina Mehta, Fir-daus Kanga, Keki Daruwalla and BomanDesai. Also discussed are the works of thelatest Parsi writers, Ardashir Vakil, MeherPestonji and Farishta Murzban Dinshaw.
ISBN: 81-7551-107-9 Rs. 1000 (2 vols.)
The Parsee novel in English is postcolonial inits range. Steeped in rich Zoroastrian mythsand legends, young promising Parsee novel-ists like Firdaus Kanga, Rohinton Mistry,Farrukh Dhondy, Bapsi Sidhwa, ArdashirVakil and Boman Desai use English as an in-strument of self-assertion. The book exam-ines major thematic preoccupations of boththe expatriate & stay-at-home Parsee novel-ists in relation to the Zoroastrian worldview.
ISBN: 81-7551-115-XRs. 400Self and Identity in Indian Fiction
The novels analyzed in this book focus on theprotagonists’s quest for identity on the socio-logical as well as on the philosophical plane.Among the novelists discussed are: AnitaDesai, Bharati Mukherjee, Arun Joshi, Sal-man Rushdie, R.K. Narayan, Raja Rao andAmitav Ghosh.
ISBN: 81-7551-162-1Rs. 400Voice of the Voiceless:Mulk Raj Anand and Jayakanthan
Mulk Raj Anand, the renowned Indian Eng-lish novelist, and D. Jayakanthan, the bestknown contemporary Tamil novelist, bear es-sentially the same social consciousness. Thelife of the poor is the subject matter of mostof their novels. Their art is an instrument forsocial transformation. The comparative studyof the two authors is innovative and makes arich contribution to literature.
ISBN: 81-7551-167-2Rs. 500
Modern Indian Fiction:History, Politics and Individual in theNovels of Salman Rushdie, AmitavGhosh and Upamanyu Chatterjee
Indian English novel has undergone a signifi-cant development in keeping with recenttrends in contemporary fiction worldwide.The book explores these developments interms of themes and techniques through a se-lection of novels by three leading contempo-rary writers: Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh