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Indian Booker Prize Winners



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Publisher:   B.R. Publishing Corporation


ISBN: 9789350501245


Edition: Ist Edition


Pages: 


Binding: Hardback(HB)


Publication Year: 2013


 

About the Book


 

Thepresent book is a collection of critical expertise and acumen on the four celebrated and coveted Indian Booker Prize winning novels of India: Salman Rushdie’s Midnights Children, Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things, Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss and Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger. These four novels give Indian English Fiction exclusive wavelength and frequency in the worldwide spectrum of literature. The present critical book co-edited by Dr Vivekanand Jha and Dr Rajnish Mishra renders exhaustive and comprehensive study of these novels in all facets, forms and configuration. The inclusion of the three interviews further adds glory to the worth of this book and will be extremely instrumental for the students, research scholars and readers to elucidate his/her work adequately. The book honed together with quality and variety will open a floodgate for critiquing and re-critiquing the Booker Prize winning novels of India. The book presents the articles of Dinesh Kumar, Raji Ramesh, N Chandra, Usha Kishore, Josephine Muganiwa, Ambarish Sen, J. David Livingston, Sophia Livingston, Shilpi Bhattacharya, Gulnaz Fatima, Kakali Bhattacharyya, Maumita Chaudhuri, Dalvir Singh Gahlawat, Lipsa Malhotra, Jubimol K. G., U. Gayathri Devi, Shalini Misra, Deeptangshu Das, Kavita S. Vansia, Ramesh P. Chavan, Shawn Stufflebeam, David Barsamian, Dinyar Godrej, Rajnish Mishra and Vivekanand Jha.

 

Contents


 
  1. A Poem of the Fact: Vivekanand Jha
  2. Cultural Negotiation and Resonance: A New Hisitoricist Reading of Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger - Dinesh Kumar &  Raji Ramesh
  3. New Socialism in India: A Sarcastic Depiction of Corruption in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger - N. Chandra
  4. The Sense of Place in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things - Usha Kishore
  5. The use of Magic Realism for a Post Colonial Critique of India in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children - Josephine Muganiwa
  6. Nation’s History Revisited in Salman Rushdie’s The Midnight’s Children - Ambarish Sen
  7. Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things: A Good Example of “Bad Samaritans” -  J. David Livingston & Sophia Livingston
  8. Embodiment of Identity and Hybridity: Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children - Vivekanand Jha
  9. Crisis of Human Values in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things - Shilpi Bhattacharya
  10. Postcolonial Dilemma in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger - Gulnaz Fatima
  11. Big Versus Small in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things -Kakali Bhattacharyya 
  12. At the Stroke of Midnight, Salman Awakened Deepa - Maumita Chaudhuri
  13. Religion and Violence in The Shadow Lines and Midnight's Children - Rajnish Mishra
  14. Masculine Hegemony and Narrow-Mindedness in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things - Dalvir Singh Gahlawat
  15. The Tragedy of Being a Woman: The God of Small Things - Lipsa Malhotra
  16. A Narrative in Search of Possibilities: A Bakhtinian Reading of Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things - Jubimol. K.G
  17. The Plight of Subalterns: An Exploration into Darkness by Adiga’s The White Tiger  & Bajwa’s The Sari Shop - U. Gayathri Devi
  18. Poetics or Politics of Debunking: A Thematic Reading of Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger - Shalini Misra
  19. The Multiple Narratives of Loss in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss - Deeptangshu Das
  20. Narrative Technique in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things - Kavita S. Vansia
  21. The Voice of Protest in The God of Small Things - Ramesh P. Chavan
  22. Genre and Technique in Midnight's Children - Rajnish Mishra
  23. An Emblem of Eccentricity: Judge in Kiran Desai’s The inheritance of Loss - Vivekanand Jha
  24. Salman Rushdie interviewed by Shawn Stufflebeam
  25. Arundhati Roy Interviewed by David Barsamian
  26. Arundhati Roy  Interviewed by Dinyar Godrej

Bio of Authors/Editors


 

Dr Vivekanand Jha is A Translator, Editor And Award Winning Poet.. He Is The Author Of 5 Books Of Poetry. He Has Also Authored One Critical Book On The Poetry Of Jayanta Mahapatra And Edited Nine Critical Anthologies On Indian English Writing. His Works Have Been Published In More Than 100 Magazines Round The World. Moreover His Poems Have Been Published In More Than 25 Poetry Anthologies. He Has More Than 25 Research And Critical Articles Published In Various National And International Anthologies And Referred Journals. Recently He Has Edited A Poetry Anthology, The Dance Of The Peacock, Featuring 151 Indian English Poets And Published By Hidden Brook Press, Canada. He Is Son Of Noted Professor, Poet And Award Winning Translator Dr. Raja Nand Jha (Crowned With Sahitya Akademi Award, New Delhi). He Is The Chief Editor Of Two Literary Journals, VerbalArt & Phenomenal Literature.


Websites:

www.vivekanandjha.com

www.verbalart.in

www.phenomenalliterature.com

Blog: http://www.poetvjha.wordpress.com

Email Id: jha.vivekanand7@gmail.com

 

Rajnish Mishra Is An Assistant Professor, Department Of Applied Science And Humanities, Galgotia University, Uttar Pradesh, India. He Has M A In English Literature And Was Awarded Ph D On The Topic Of A Critical Analysis Of Villains In Shakespeare’s Tragedies. He Has More Than 12 Years Of Teaching Experience And More Than 20 Critical Articles And Research Papers Of His Are Published In Various National And International Publications And Journals. He Has Co-edited Six Critical Anthologies On Indian English Literature. He Is Presently Working On The Psychogeographical Effect Of His City, Varanasi, In Both Creative And Critical Media.

Blog: http://rajnishmishravns.wordpress.com

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