Publisher: Oxford University Press (March 25, 1993)
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Size: 9.9 MB
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This complete research of recent Indian poetry in English, the 1st of its sort, combines subtle literary research with sociological argument to evaluate modern Indian literary existence and paintings. The e-book starts with a background 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 main poets and their thematic matters. The ebook additionally comprises chapters at the effect of Nissim Ezekiel, the paintings of more youthful poets and girls, bilingualism, and experimentalism, and concludes with a close chronology.