Literature and Nation disects the relationship between Britain and India from 1800 to 1900, using key literary and historical texts. Books from Kim to Mansfield Park and Midnight's Children are used in conjunction with primary source material to better understand the complicated cultural encounters that occurred between the two countries. Chapters range from qFirst Cultural Encountersq to qPoetry and Nationq to qNostalgia and Disillusion.q With comprehensive introductions to the sections by the editors, this book is a necessary addition to Post-colonial studies.... it a#39;various shades and omissions of a certain thought-movement [of an Indian language] that looks maltreated in an alien languagea#39; (Kanthapura, p.v). ... And he made things even more difficult for himself by choosing a grandmother as his novela#39;s oral narrator. ... for example, the essays by Maria Tymoczko on James Joyce and by G.J.V. Prasad on Indian novelists in English, in Post-Colonial Translation:anbsp;...
|Title||:||Literature and Nation|
|Author||:||Harish Trivedi, Richard Allen|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2000|