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Modernity and contemporary Indian literature

Modernity and contemporary Indian literature

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Published by Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Simla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Modernism (Literature),
  • Indic literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by Punya Sloka Ray].
    SeriesIndian Institute of Advanced Study. Transactions -- v. 5., Transactions (Indian Institute of Advanced Study) -- v. 5.
    ContributionsRay, Punya Sloka.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination443 p. ;
    Number of Pages443
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16654756M


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Contents xiv / Acknowledgements INTRODUCTION xvii / Modernity and the Vernacular xxiii / The Construction of the Indian Novel in English xxxii / A Note on the Selection THE BENGAL RENAISSANCE AND AFTER 3 / Michael Madhusudan Dutt ().

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