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Amitav Ghosh: Critical Essays.

Amitav Ghosh: Critical Essays. It focuses on Ghosh's idea and theory of the novel, postcolonial rationality in The Circle of Reason, nationalism in the context of partition in The Shadow Lines, and the East-West encounter in The Calcutta Chromosome.

This book, which is an anthology of critical essays, deals with fictional as well as non-fictional works of Amitav Ghosh. It focuses on Ghosh’s idea and theory of the novel, postcolonial rationality in The Circle of Reason, nationalism in the context of Partition in The Shadow Lines, and East-West encounter in The Calcutta Chromosome.

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Amitav Ghosh - A Critical. has been added to your Cart. Sooo. n terms of evaluation, this collection of essays did provide numerous new insights, with one of my metrics for judging the importance of a work being the number of passages underlined, which were many. On that proverbial other hand, it was a slog.

Besides, all those readers who wish to delve deeper into the works of Amitav Ghosh will find reading the text extremely informative, and useful.

It focuses on Ghosh’s idea and theory of the novel, postcolonial rationality in The Circle of Reason, nationalism in the context of Partition in The Shadow Lines, and the East-West encounter in The Calcutta Chromosome. Besides, all those readers who wish to delve deeper into the works of Amitav Ghosh will find reading the text extremely informative, and useful.

Indian novelist, essayist, and nonfiction writer Ghosh is a popular and highly respected Indian author

Indian novelist, essayist, and nonfiction writer. The following entry presents an overview of Ghosh's career through 2001. Ghosh is a popular and highly respected Indian author. In his novels and essays, he draws heavily upon the character, traditions, and dichotomies of his native land, yet Ghosh's protagonists and themes often extend beyond India's actual boundaries, most notably toward the Middle East and Great Britain. Through this discourse, Ghosh's works expose the cross-cultural ties between India and its former colonial ruler as well as with its kindred neighbors.

Amitav Ghosh, perhaps Asia's most prominent living author, moves among many genres and across vast territories

Amitav Ghosh, perhaps Asia's most prominent living author, moves among many genres and across vast territories. His fiction- The Circle of Reason (1986), The Shadow Lines (1988), The Glass Place (2000), The Hungry Tide (2004), and The Ibis trilogy-takes us from Calcutta where he was born in 1956 to the Arabian Sea, Paris, London, and back again to the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal, and beyond. His essays-published in The New Yorker, The New Republic, and The New York Times and collected in The Iman and the Indian (2002)-address major issues such as fundamentalism.

Amitav Ghosh is an Indian writer and the winner of the 54th Jnanpith award, best known for his work in English fiction

Amitav Ghosh is an Indian writer and the winner of the 54th Jnanpith award, best known for his work in English fiction. Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta on 11 July 1956 to a Bengali Hindu family and was educated at the all-boys boarding school The Doon School in Dehradun. He grew up in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. His contemporaries at Doon included author Vikram Seth and historian Ram Guha.

Simply, Amitav Ghosh'sThe Shadow Lines (1988), isabout .

Simply, Amitav Ghosh'sThe Shadow Lines (1988), isabout an Indian family and an English family in the transitional days of 1960's covering three cities- Calcutta, London and Dhaka. Ghosh primarily focuses on the meaning of political freedom in the modern world and the force of nationalism.

Amitav Ghosh is widely recognised as one of Indias leading novelists. This book examines Ghoshs fiction through separate critical essays by reputed scholars in six countries. It includes a study of the early novels, as well as essays on In an Antique Land, The Shadow Lines, The Calcutta Chromosome, and The Glass Palace.

Starting from Rabindranath Tagore, Sarojni Naidu, R.K. Narayan, Raja Rao, Mulk Raj Anand, to V.S. Naipaul, Salman Rushdie, Vikram Seth and Amitav Ghosh, we have an array of writers adorning the literary horizon. All these writers have considerable following in the English speaking countries, and Amitav Ghosh certainly occupies an important place among them and is much acclaimed for his literary style and content. One of the most prolific postcolonial writers writing today, Amitav Ghosh has received many awards: The Circle of Reason, winning the Prix Medici Etranger (one of France s top literary award), The Shadow Lines, winning the Sahitya Akademi Award, and The Calcutta Chromosome, bagging the Arthur C. Clarke Award for 1997. His latest novel, Sea of Poppies too has been highly appreciated. This book, which is an anthology of critical essays, deals with fictional as well as non-fictional works of Amitav Ghosh. It focuses on Ghosh s idea and theory of the novel, postcolonial rationality in The Circle of Reason, nationalism in the context of Partition in The Shadow Lines, and East-West encounter in The Calcutta Chromosome. Besides, it also discusses power structure operating within the narrative of The Glass Palace, and the question of space, identity and cultural difference in The Hungry Tide. Though different from each other, some of the essays take up common themes for discussion and offer new insights into Ghosh s works. The essays are thoughtful, incisive and refreshing. This book is meant for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of English literature. Besides, all those readers who wish to delve deeper into the works of Amitav Ghosh will find reading the text extremely informative, stimulating and useful.