The Fiction of Amitav Ghosh a Critical Commentary

By: Vivekanand Jha (Ed.)

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The book, The Fiction of Amitav Ghosh: A Critical Commentary critically examines various themes in the novels of Amitav Ghosh who is one of the leading contemporary Indian novelists writing in English and whose sphere of pursuits is very wide. He has made his mark in both fiction and non-fiction, but is best known for his novels, having been shortlisted for coveted Booker Prize for Sea of Poppies. The anthology includes critical papers and articles of renowned and celebrated scholars of the respective field on the diverse aspects of Amitav Ghosh?Ts novels. It is one of the finest books that critically assesses almost all aspects of Amitav Ghosh?Ts novels. This anthology of scholarly and contemplated articles is not all about his novels. There are in addition, a tribute poem to Amitav Ghosh composed by Vivekanand Jha, and Lila Azam Zanganeh?Ts interesting interview with Amitav Ghosh, which further enhance the usefulness and expediency of the anthology. This book will be useful for students and teachers of English literature and will further encourage critics and young researchers to turn their attention to this one of the most significant, celebrated and illustrious novelists of India. Contents : Preface; 1. A Tribute Poem to Amitav Ghosh?"Vivekanand Jha; 2. Transcending Generations with Time-Slip Fantasy through The Shadow Lines?"Neerja Arun; 3. A Sense of Space and Time: The Calcutta Chromosome?"Indira Nityanandam; 4. Legitimacy of Subaltern in In An Antique Land: A Discourse on Indivisibility of the World?"Deepak Thakur?"5. Feminine Consciousness in Amitav Ghosh?Ts Novels?"Anju Bala Agrawal; 6. Across the Cultural Borders: Journeys, Mobility and Migration in Amitav Ghosh?Ts The Hungry Tide?"Dinesh Kumar; 7. Dominant Imageries in Amitav Ghosh?Ts River of Smoke?"Vivekanand Jha; 8. Opium, History and Narration in River of Smoke?"Rajnish Mishra; 9. Postcolonial Reading of Boundaries in Amitav Ghosh?Ts In an Antique Land?"Vishwanath Bite; 1. Socio-politico-historical Documentation: A Study of Amitav Ghosh?Ts Sea of Poppies?"Ch. Swathi; 11. The Zest for Life and Struggle for Existence in The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh?"Vandana Rajoriya; 12. Opium and India in Sea of Poppies: A Socio-Environmental Study?"A. Sujatha; 13. Vainness Demarcation in Amitav Ghosh?Ts The Shadow Lines?"Dalvir Singh Gahlawat and Suman Yadav; 14. Harmony versus Conflict in Amitav Ghosh?Ts The Shadow Lines?"Saykar Satish Govind; 15. Amitav Ghosh?Ts Sea of Poppies: A Story of Troubled People?"Neeta Dhumal; 16. Micro-narratives of Fever and Discovery in Amitav Ghosh?Ts The Calcutta Chromosome?"Shyam Chothani; 17. Homespun Wisdom and Axiomatic Aspects in Amitav Ghosh?Ts River of Smoke?"Vivekanand Jha; 18. The Voice of the Subaltern in Amitav Ghosh?Ts Fiction?"Ambarish Sen; 19. The Map was in my Head: The Cartography of an Experiential City in Amitav Ghosh?Ts The Shadow Lines and The Calcutta Chromosome?"Somdatta Bhattacharya; 2. Amitav Ghosh: A raconteur of existence?"Rashi Saxena; 21. Amitav Ghosh?Ts The Circle of Reason: A Bildungsroman, Picaresque and Detective Novel?"Priyanka Vaidya; 22. The Hungry Tide: Amitav Ghosh?"Rituparna Datta Roy; 23. Colonialism and Post Colonialism in Amitav Ghosh?Ts The Glass Palace?"L.V. Padmarani Rao and Githa Bhojane; 24. Border, Violence and Amitav Ghosh?Ts The Shadow Lines?"Rajnish Mishra; 25. The Hungry Tide: Globalization and Beyond?"Rupali Jain; 26. Elements of Love and Sensuality in Amitav Ghosh?Ts River of Smoke?"Vivekanand Jha; 27. The Author with an Author: Amitav Ghosh in a Conversation with Lila Azam Zanganeh; Contributors Printed Pages: 312.

Title: The Fiction of Amitav Ghosh a Critical Commentary

Author Name: Vivekanand Jha (Ed.)

Categories: Fiction,

Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd.: 2013

ISBN Number: 8126917938

ISBN Number 13: 9788126917938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Seller ID: 69417BV

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