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Myths, Memories And Metropoles: Expositions On The Contemporary Indian Fiction

Subtitle: A Collection of Essays on the Indian Fiction

Authored By: Rajshree P. Trivedi

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789389110647

Year of Publication: 2019

Pages: 162

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  Literary Criticism & Theory

Price in Rs. 560.00

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About the Book


This set of critical essays on the selected works of Indian writers will prove to be a seminal work in terms of the kind of concerns it raises. Feminist, gender, cultural, environmental, postcolonial, psychological, sociolinguistic, political and publishing concerns are deftly handled by the contributors, giving a wide range of critical perspectives on the fiction written and read in today’s fast changing face of technological and digital revolutions. Each contributor has attempted to examines the texts selected by them from a more contemporaneous set of critical ideologies. The nuances of the regional writing are carefully handled and addressed in the respective essays. This work will certainly provide a wide range of critical inputs that will help the critics to understand the texts from diverse perspectives.

About the Author


A translator, critic, poet, fiction-writer and editor, Dr. Rajshree Trivedi is the Principal of Maniben Nanavati Women’s College, Mumbai. The College is affiliated to the century old SNDT Women’s University and has been reaccredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC.A Professor of English for more than two decades, she has edited, translated and authored more than ten books and is on the Editorial Board of three International journals. Her paper “Nature Metaphors in Seamus Heaney’s Human Chain’’was selected at The2014 Stockholm Metaphor Festival organized by the Department of English, Stockholm University, Sweden and the visit was funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Writing is her passion and it has found its place in Muse India, Vahi, Indian Literature, The Speaking Tree and other publications. She is the recipient of the “Outstanding Poet of the Year” award at the prestigious Rabindranath Tagore International Poetry Contest. ‘Baisa,’ one of her short stories received the First Prize at a contest organized by the Word Weaver, India. Creativity and research have been the two distinct sides of her academic career for more than two decades. As a subject expert of English, she has been on the Board of studies of various autonomous colleges. She is a recognized Ph.D. guide and referee for the SNDT Women’s University and other Indian universities.