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Indian literary theories

K. Krishnamoorthy

Indian literary theories

a reappraisal

by K. Krishnamoorthy

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Published by Meharchand Lachhmandas Publications, Sole distributors, Meharchand Lachhmandas in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Criticism -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby K. Krishnamoorthy ; with a foreword by Vinayak Krishna Gokak.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN99.I5 K74 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 290 p. ;
      Number of Pages290
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2694089M
      LC Control Number85903253


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His. This book analyzes a variety of materials from the Indian literary tradition. examining both its indigenous development and its relation to the West, and developing ideas from cultural criticism, literary theory, linguistics, and Indology. "The breadth of discussion of Indian literature is impressive.

With lengthy considerations of, among others, Fredric Jameson, Edward Said, and the Subaltern Studies group, In Theory also contains brilliant analyses of the concept of Indian literature, of the genealogy of the term “Third World,” and of the conditions under which so-called “colonial discourse theory” emerged in metropolitan Cited by: Indian English Fiction – The Fruit Inevitable: A Review Indian Fiction.

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