Considering The Great Popularity Of The First Four Editions Of The Book, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, And Keeping In Mind The Valuable Suggestions Received From Several Quarters, The Present Fifth Edition Has Been Revised And Enlarged By An Addition Of Twelve New Chapters. It Contains Fifty Chapters In All, Organized Into Two Parts.Part I Of The Book Lays Emphasis On Various Schools Of Criticism That Are Prevalent In India And The West. Each Chapter Contains An Analysis Of The Theory In Question And Shows The Trend And Development As Well As The Methodology Of Literary Criticism In The 20Th Century. Recent Issues In Twentieth Century Criticism, Postcolonial Theory, Translation Theor...
Like Criticism, Translation Is Always A Text About A Text And Hence It Is A Metatext. We Translate By Intuition. There Is No Science Of Translating Though There Are Scientific Theories Of Translation. In This Book, The Author Has Made A Thorough Analysis Of Various Aspects Of Translation Studies Both In The East And The West. Apart From Making A Background Study Of Translation, He Has Analysed Translation As Creative Writing, As Linguistic Bridge-Building And As Nation Building. The Author Has Devoted A Chapter Each To The Important Subjects: Theory And Practice Of Translation: The Indian Context, Comparative Literature And Translation Studies: A Correlation, The Role Of The Translator, A Critique Of Translation Theories And Above All, The Place Of Translation In The Twenty-First Century In The Global Context. This Is An Incisive And Well Researched Book On Translation Studies In Our Country.
The Poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra is an incisive and well researched book. It makes an in-depth study of the poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra from Close the Sky Ten by Ten to Shadow Space. Various aspects of his poetry ranging from thematic study to technical accomplishment have been discussed here with insight and precision. The concluding chapter seeks to evaluate Mahapatra as a Modernist, Post-Modernist and finally, a Post-Colonial poet. This is an invaluable book on Mahapatra?s poetry.
The Present Book Is An Attempt To Analyse Some Of The Outstanding Post-Colonial Writers Like Arundhati Roy (Booker Prize Winner 1997), Vikram Chandra (Commonwealth Prize Winner 1997), Derek Walcott (Nobel Prize Winner), Margaret Atwood (Booker Prize Winner 2000), Jayanta Mahapatra, Dom Moraes, Nissim Ezekiel, Keki N. Daruwalla, Kamala Das, Shiv K. Kumar, Anita Desai, Shashi Deshpande, Ruskin Bond (All Sahitya Akademi Award Winners) In The Light Of Post-Colonial Theory. Apart From Analysing Individual Authors, An Attempt Has Also Been Made To Show The Trends In Post-Colonial Poetry, Indian English Fiction, Orissan Contribution To Post-Colonial Indian English Literature And Above All, Post-Colonial English Studies In India.
Postmodernism In Indian English Literature Refers To The Works Of Literature After 1980. If Raja Rao S Kanthapura (1938) Marks Modernism, Salman Rushdie S Midnight S Children (1981) And Nissim Ezekiel S Latter-Day Psalms (1982) Mark Postmodernism In Indian English Literature. In This Book, Dr. Bijay Kumar Das Has Analysed Postmodern Indian English Literature Genre-Wise Poetry, Novel, Short Story, Drama And Autobiography. This Is A Critical History Of Indian English Literature In The Postmodern Period, Meant For Students, Researchers As Well As Teachers Who Seek An Introduction To It.
Comparative Literature Contains Fifteen Scholarly Papers On Theory And Practice Of This Body Of Literature In Our Time. It Makes An Attempt To Analyse Eastern And Western Poetics, Theory Of Language, Modernism And Post-Modernism On A Comparative Basis. Texts Of Individual Authors And Critics Like R.K. Narayan And Chinua Achebe, Kamala Das And Judith Wright, T.S. Eliot And Sri Aurobindo Have Been Analysed With Insight And Precision. This Book, As It Were, Makes An Agenda Of Comparative Literary Studies In India For The New Millennium.This Is A Well Researched And Invaluable Book On Comparative Literature.
Shiv K. Kumar As A Post-Colonial Poet Is An Incisive And Well Researched Book. It Makes An Indepth Study Of The Entire Corpus Of Shiv K. Kumar S Poetry From All Angles Themes, Images, Idioms, Post-Coloniality And Technical Accomplishments. The Concluding Chapter Lays Emphasis On Kumar S Contribution To Post-Colonial Indian English Poetry. This Is An Invaluable Book On Kumar S Poetry, Meant Both For The Common Readers And Specialists In The Field.