Author: Mohan Ramanan
Publisher: Orient Blackswan
Category: Indic fiction (English)
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The essays in this volume seek to explore the genre of the short story in India and its relationship with English language and literature. Various aspects of the question are taken up the impact of colonialism; the way English has shaped (or not) short story writing; why, how and in what contexts English words are used, feminist perspectives in the writings of women; the Indian diaspora; the teaching of the short story to Indian students and so on.