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Post-Humanitarianism and the Indian Novel in English

Black, Shameem


In the late twentieth century, Indian novels in English exploded in the world market. With the critical success of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children (1981) and the “midnight's grandchildren” who followed, Indian writing in English began to glitter with glossy paperback covers in airport bookstores all over the world. While this explosion of Indian fiction was diverse in approach, the literature that gained the most international traction in this generational shift included works that sought...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Source: A History of the Indian Novel in English
Book Title: A History of the Indian Novel in English
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781139942355.020


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