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Entwining Narratives: Critical Explorations into Vikram Chandras Fiction

Edited by Sheobhushan Shukla Christopher Rollason and Anu Shukla

ISBN 10: 8176259950 / ISBN 13: 9788176259958
Published by Sarup Book Pub, 2010
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Contents 1 Introduction Sheobhushan Shukla Christopher Rollason and Anu Shukla 2 To tell a story is to affirm life Death and Storytelling in Vikram Chandras Red Earth and Pouring Rain Silvia Albertazzi 3 Leaving the Past Behind Letting the Future Alone Vikram Chandras Uses of History in Red Earth and Pouring Rain Andrew Teverson 4 The Tale teller and the Text Storytelling in Vikram Chandras Red Earth and Pouring Rain and Love and Longing in Bombay Christopher Rollason 5 On the Spanish Translation of Vikram Chandras Love and Longing in Bombay Problems and Strategies of Translating a Transcultural Text Christopher Rollason 6 A Story from Vikram Chandras Love and Longing in Bombay Kama Detecting in Bombay Cielo Festino 7 Supermodernity Meganarratives A Comparative Study of Vikram Chandras Sacred Games Gregory David Roberts Shantaram and Suketu Mehtas Maximum City Geetha Ganapathy Dore 8 Only Life Itself Noir Fiction and Beyond in Vikram Chandras Sacred Games Dora Sales Salvador 9 Farewell Father Edipus Freedom and Uncertainty in Vikram Chandras Sacred Games Adalinda Gasparini 10 The Other as the Subject in Vikram Chandras Sacred Games Sheobhushan Shukla 11 Uses and Abuses of Indian English in Sacred Games Anu Shukla 12 A Conversation with Vikram Chandra Antonia Navarro Tejero Bibliography Index Vikram Chandra born in Delhi in 1961 has risen to prominence as one of the most acclaimed of the current generation of practitioners of Indian Writing in English He is the author of the novels Red Earth and Pouring Rain 1995 and Sacred Games 2006 and the story collection Love and Longing in Bombay 1997 This volume reflects the international range of scholarship on Chandra through ten critical essays and an interview Taken together the contributions point up plurality as a vital feature of a body of fiction that reflects both the innate heterogeneity of Indian culture and the complexities of postcoloniality and globalisation while refusing all monolithic belief systems and constantly interweaving a multiplicity of narrative voices jacket 264 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 84499

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Publisher: Sarup Book Pub

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