Publisher: Oxford University Press; First Edition edition (December 24, 1987)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.2 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
This finished research of contemporary Indian poetry in English, the 1st of its sort, combines refined literary research with sociological argument to evaluate modern Indian literary existence and paintings. The publication starts off with a historical past of crucial poets, books, journals, and publishing circles after which strikes directly to examine the social foundation of Indian English-language poetry, its readership, and the literary industry. After discussing the formation of an Indian literary canon and its best-known poems, King examines standards influencing the judgment of English-language verse in India and introduces the foremost poets and their thematic issues. The booklet additionally contains chapters at the effect of Nissim Ezekiel, the paintings of more youthful poets and girls, bilingualism, and experimentalism, and concludes with a close chronology.