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Indian Booker Prize Winners

Resounding Researches and Insights

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Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN: 978-8172737771

Edition: Ist Edition

Pages: 500

Binding: Hardback(HB)

Publication Year: 2014


About the Book


The present volumeis a critical anthology tossing the light on all the four Indian Booker Prize winning novels - Midnight's Children, The God of Small Things, The Inheritance of Loss and The White Tiger written by Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, Kiran Desai and Aravind Adiga respectively. The inclusion of the three interviews with the Booker Prize novelists further attaches glory to the worth of this book and will be extremely instrumental to the students, scholars, researchers and readers in elucidating their work adequately. The present anthology  jointly edited by Dr Vivekanand Jha and Dr Rajnish Mishra will be very handy and helpful for the authors, scholars, researchers and students of all echelons. The coveted contributors of this anthology are Neerja Arun, Indu Swami, Ulka S. Wadekar, Omana Antony, V. Rajesh, J. Jaya Parveen, Sanober Kahkeshan, Anisa G. Mujawar, Vani K, Jigyasa Pandey, Sujata, Monali Chatterjee, Nakul Kundra, Rosy Chamling, Ameera V.U., Pravin Kumar Patel, Mukesh G. Bhesaniya, Bolla Jyothsnaphanija, Ajit Kumar, Shawn Stufflebeam, David Barsamian, Dinyar Godrej, Rajnish Mishra and Vivekanand Jha.



  1. A Poem of the Fact: Vivekanand Jha
  2. The Landscape and Places in Adiga’s The White Tiger - Neerja Arun
  3. Crossing the Sacred Line: Transgressing Social Boundaries in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things - Indu Swami.
  4. The God of Small Things: A Precedent of  Vehement Social Reality - Ulka S. Wadekar
  5. A Study of Feminine Issues in The God of Small Things - Omana Antony
  6. Interplay of Postcolonialism and Postmodernism in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children - J. Jaya Parveen & V. Rajesh
  7. Resisting violence in Roy’s The God of Small Things - Sanober Kahkeshan
  8. The White Tiger:  A Journey from the Exploited to the Exploiter - Anisa G. Mujawar
  9. Publicizing Social Exclusion and Oppression: A Reading of The God of Small Things - Vani. K
  10. Picture of Indian Tragedies and Identity Crisis in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger -  Jigyasa Pandey
  11. The Crisis of 'Self' in Midnight’s Children & The God of Small Things – Sujata
  12. Imagination and Reality in The Shadow Lines and Midnight's Children - Rajnish Mishra
  13. A Distinct Perception of India: An Evaluation of Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger - Monali Chatterjee
  14. The Idea of Nation and the Preamble of the Constitution of India: A Study of Slumdog Millionaire (M&N) & The White Tiger  - Nakul Kundra
  15. Reclaiming Nation: Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children and the Fallacy of National Discourse - Rosy Chamling 
  16. The Traumatic Childhood Consequential in Perverted Adulthood: A Study of Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things – Ameera  V.U
  17. The Global Difference: Trans/national  Allegiances and the Working Class Cosmopolitans in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss - Pravin Kumar Patel
  18. Maze of Plot Construction in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things - Mukesh G. Bhesaniya
  19. Feminine Voices in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things - Ajit Kumar
  20. Historiographic-Metafictionistic Narrativity in Four Man Booker Prize Winning Novels of India – Bolla Jyothsnaphanija
  21. Rushdie's Art of Storytelling in Midnight's Children - Rajnish Mishra
  22. Incessant Imageries and Revealing Facts in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss - Vivekanand Jha
  23. Shawn Stufflebeam interviews Salman Rushdie
  24. David Barsamian Interviews Arundhati Roy
  25. Dinyar Godrej Interviews  Arundhati Roy

Bio of Authors/Editors


Dr. 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 PhD In English. He Is A Contributing Poet To Wavelengths– 2011 Savant Anthology Of Poetry (USA) Which Won First Place In The 2011 London Book Festival. He Has Been Poetry Contest Winner For The Poem “Hands Heave To Harm And Hamper” Conducted By Beginners®, 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 21 March 2012 Organized By The Korean Cultural Centre Nigeria. He Is The Author Of Five Books Of Poetryand A Critical Book On The Poetry Of Jayanta Mahapatra And Has Edited Nine Critical Anthologies On Indian English Writing. His Poems Have Been Published In Numerous Magazines And 20 Poetry Anthologies Around The World. He Has More Than 25 Research And Critical Articles Published In Various National And International Anthologies And Referred Journals. He Is Currently Engaged In Editing Indo-English Poetry Anthology To Be Published By Hidden Brook Press, Canada. 



Dr. Rajnish Mishra is Assistant Professor, Department Of Applied Science And Humanities, IMS Engineering College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. His Areas Of Specialization Are ELT Methodologies, Literary Theory And Criticism, And Creative Writing. He Has BSc & MSc In Agriculture And Diploma In Spanish And French From Banaras Hindu University (BHU). He Has MA In English Literature And Was Awarded PhD On The Topic A Critical Analysis Of Villains In Shakespeare’s Tragedies. He Has More Than 12 Years Of Teaching Experience, And Several 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 Psycho-geographical Effect Of His City, Varanasi, In Both Creative And Critical Media.


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