History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956, struggle for freedom : triumph and tragedy

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Sahitya Akademi, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 908 pages
Presents the Indian literatures, not in isolation in one another, but as related components in a larger complex, conspicuous by the existence of age-old multilingualism and a variety of literary traditions. --
 

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Contents

AuthorReaderIntermediaries
1
SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF THE AUTHORS
8
THE READER
28
Literary Interactions
34
Political Movements and Indian Writers
61
THE GROWTH OF THE POLITICAL NOVEL
70
FRUSTRATION AND HOPE
80
The Reconstruction of the Past
94
The Other Harmony
237
TRAVELOGUES
251
Indian Fiction
257
Caste and the Underpriviledged
301
PATHOS ANGER IRONY
317
Women
323
Harmony and Discord
349
Triumph and Tragedy
370

POPULAR HEROES AND HEROINES
112
Myths and Modern Indian Literature
123
PERSOARABIC MYTHS
141
Indian Theatre and the Drama
150
Phases of Indian Poetry
180
THE RISE OF THE AVANTEGARDE
215
Epilogue
396
Notes
420
Bibliography 448
448
A Chronology of Literary Events
461
Indexes
867
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