This bibliography examines literature in English for young people concerning the Indian subcontinent and associated areas, including Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It presents the perspectives of authors native to the region as well as non-native authors, and reflects the rich folklore and traditional culture of the subcontinent, its checkered history, and modern challenges. An introductory essay traces the development of children's literature in the region since 1947 and reviews major themes and trends in western children's literature about the subcontinent. The many entries are organized into chapters by country, which are then subdivided by genre. Further access is afforded by indexes of authors, illustrators, titles, and subjects. Annotations provide plot summary, thematic analysis, and literary evaluation and also assess sensitivity to multicultural and international concerns.Thirty-two short autobiographical essays reveal Bonda#39;s observations on the places he has seen and the interesting and ... This biography provides not only the story of Jawaharlal Nehrua#39;s life, but that of his family and Indiaa#39;s struggle foranbsp;...
|Title||:||The Indian Subcontinent in Literature for Children and Young Adults|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 1991-01-01|