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Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN: 9789382847058

Edition: Ist Edition

Pages: 500

Binding: Hardback(HB)

Publication Year: 2014


About the Book


The Present Book Is An Anthology Of Critical And Analytical Articles On The Four Booker Prize Winning Novels Of India: Midnight's Children, The God Of Small Things, The Inheritance Of Loss and The White Tiger. These Novels And Novelists Deserve To Be Critically Elucidated And Appreciated In The Wake Of Their Romping Home This Coveted Prize And Thereby Giving New Direction And Dimension To Existing Indian English Fiction. The Present Study, Homogeneously And Proportionately Mixed With Texts And Critical Remarks, Is Potent Enough To Project These Novels And Novelists In Right And Proper Perspectives And Thus Making It Indispensable To Authors, Scholars, Researchers And Common Readers In Pursuing Their Respective Goals. The Inclusion Of Three Interviews: One With Salman Rushdie And Two With Arundhati Roy Brings Variety To The Book And Will Be A Great Source Of Inspirations And Quotations To The Writers, Readers And Researchers. The Book Has Been Adeptly And Expertly Edited By Dr Vivekanand Jha And Dr Rajnish Mishra  And Features The Articles Of Sangeeta Sharma, Mahesh K. Dey, Banibrata Mahanta,  Koushik Bhattacharjee, N. K. Neb,  C.G. Shyamala, Sharmila Jajodia, Chitra Thrivikraman Nair, Anil Pathak, Vandana Singh,  Nidhi Sharma,V.B. Chithra, Priyanka Vaidya, Rose Lancaster-Rous,  Sheikh Mehedi Hasan, Md. Sahidul Islam, Ajit Kumar, Nidhia Mehta, Hitesh D. Raviya, Ramesh P. Chavan, Shawn Stufflebeam, David Barsamian, Dinyar Godrej, Rajnish Mishra  And  Vivekanand Jha.



  1. A Poem Of The Fact: Vivekanand Jha
  2. The God Of Small Things: Some Issues -  Sangeeta Sharma
  3. Feminine Sensibility In Arundhati Roy’s The God Of Small Things - Mahesh K. Dey
  4. Narrating The Nation: A Reading Of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children - Banibrata Mahanta & Koushik Bhattacharjee
  5. Nature Of Narrative In Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger - N. K. Neb
  6. The Narrative Conformations In Adiga’s The White Tiger: An Insight - C G Shyamal                                                 
  7. Existential Anguish In Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance Of Loss - Sharmila Jajodia
  8. Angry Young Man: Dialectics Of Subalternity In Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger - Chitra Thrivikraman Nair
  9. Deconstructing Disillusionment:The Voice Of Educated Youth In The White Tiger - Anil Pathak
  10. Matter-Spirit Duality In Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger - Vandana Singh                                                 
  11. Self And Nation In Rushdie's Midnight's Children - Nidhi Sharma
  12. Nation And Violence In The Shadow Lines and Midnight's Children - Rajnish Mishra
  13. Blend Of History And Fantasy In Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children-   V. B. Chithra
  14. Velutha, The God Of Loss Bargained His Life For Love: A Study Of Roy’s The God Of Small Things - Priyanka Vaidya
  15. The Optical Unconscious And The Effects Of Trauma In Arundhati Roy’s The God Of Small Things - Rose Lancaster-Rous
  16. Colonialism And Psychological Disorders In Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance Of Loss - Sheikh Mehedi Hasan
  17. History, Myth, Fundamentalism And Postmodernism In Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children  - Md. Sahidul Islam
  18. Dalits’ Struggle In Arundhati Roy’s The God Of Small Things – Ajit Kumar
  19. Gender Oppression And Discrimination In Arundhati Roy's The God Of Small Things - Nidhi Mehta
  20. Thematic Concerns In Arundhati Roy’s The God Of Small Things: Hitesh D Raviya
  21. The White Tiger: Darkness Behind The Shining India - Ramesh P. Chavan
  22. Legend And Reality In Midnight's Children - Rajnish Mishra
  23. Elements Of Race And Violence In Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance Of Loss - Vivekanand Jha
  24. Shawn Stufflebeam In Conversation With Salman Rushdie
  25. David Barsamian In Conversation With Arundhati Roy
  26. Dinyar Godrej In Conversation With Arundhati Roy  

Bio of Authors/Editors


Vivekanand Jha Is A Translator, Editor And Award Winning Poet From India. He Has A Diploma In Electronics And Communication Engineering, Certificate In Computer Hardware And Networking, MA And Ph. D In English. He Is A Contributing Poet To Wavelengths – 2011 Savant Anthology Of Poetry (USA) Which Has Won First Place In The 2011 London Book Festival. He Has Been Poetry Contest Winner- Third Place Winner For The Poem “Hands Heave To Harm And Hamper” Conducted By BeginnersR, A Documentary, Graphic, Nonfiction Book Series (USA). His Poem, “Song Of Woes” Was Featured In The 10 Selected Poems For Performance & 10 Selected Poems For Award In 2nd Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast On 21st March 2012 Organized By The Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria. 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).


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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.


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