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"The essays in this book look at the interaction between English and other Indian languages and focus on the pressure of languages on writers and on each other. Divided into two parts, the first part of the book deals with the pressure that English language has exerted, and continues to exert,...

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Author / Creator: Prasad, G. J. V.
Format: Book
Imprint: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Part I. India, English, Translation
  • 1. A Minute Stretching into Centuries: Macaulay, English and India
  • 2. Translating Dalit Tamil Literature into English
  • 3. Tamil, Hindi, English: The New Ménage à Trois
  • 4. Trans-creating India(s): The Nation in English Translation
  • 5. Karnad, Tughlaq, India
  • Part II. Indian English Literature and the Nation
  • 6. Writing India, Writing English
  • 7. Romance in the West: Toru Dutt, the Novelist
  • 8. 'Food for Thought': The Tamil World of R. K. Narayan
  • 9. Always in the Poet's Eye: Nissim Ezekiel's India
  • 10. India in Verse: The Indian English Nation
  • 11. Terrifying Tarn: The Angst of the Family
  • Bibliography
  • About the Author
  • Index