Mirrorwork

Mirrorwork

50 Years of Indian Writing, 1947-1997

Book - 1997
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This unique anthology presents thirty-two selections by Indian authors writing in English over the past half-century. Selected by Salman Rushdie and Elizabeth West, these novel excerpts, stories, and memoirs illuminate wonderful writing by authors often overlooked in the West. Chronologically arranged to reveal the development of Indian literature in English, this volume includes works by Jawaharlal Nehru, Nayantara Sahgal, Saadat Hasan Manto, G.V. Desani, Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Kamala Markandaya, Mulk Raj Anand, R.K. Narayan, Ved Mehta, Anita Desai, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Satyajit Ray, Salman Rushdie, Padma Perera, Upamanyu Chatterjee, Rohinton Mistry, Bapsi Sidhwa, I. Allan Sealy, Shashi Tharoor, Sara Suleri, Firdaus Kanga, Anjana Appachana, Amit Chaudhuri, Amitav Ghosh, Githa Hariharan, Gita Mehta, Vikram Seth, Vikram Chandra, Ardashir Vakil, Mukul Kesavan, Arundhati Roy, and Kiran Desai.
Publisher: New York : H. Holt & Co., 1997
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780805057096
0805057099
Branch Call Number: 820.8 Mi
Description: xx, 553 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Rushdie, Salman
West, Elizabeth
Alternative Title: Mirror work

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Feb 01, 2018

A good survey of writing by Indian writers writing in English from the period 1947 to 1997. It includes extracts from novels as well as stories, most of which are good.

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