A History of Indian Literature: 1911-1956, struggle for freedom : triumph and tragedy

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Sahitya Akademi, 2005 - India - 908 pages
Presents the Indian literatures, not in isolation in one another, but as related components in a larger complex, conspicuous by the existence of age-old multilingualism and a variety of literary traditions. --
 

Contents

AuthorReaderIntermediaries
1
Literary Interactions
34
Political Movements and Indian Writers
61
FRUSTRATION AND HOPE
80
The Reconstruction of the Past
94
Myths and Modern Indian Literature
123
PERSOARABIC MYTHS
141
Indian Theatre and the Drama
150
COMMUNALISM CONDEMNED
354
RELIGION AND LITERATURE
358
VOICES OF SEPARATISM
364
Triumph and Tragedy
370
PUNJAB
371
THE AGONY OF SINDH
375
THE TRAUMA OF BENGAL
376
MEMORY AND INSANITY
379

THEMES AND IDEOLOGY
163
THE SUMMING UP
174
Phases of Indian Poetry
180
TAGORE
192
THE RISE OF THE AVANTEGARDE
215
The Other Harmony
237
Indian Fiction
257
THE NOVEL
276
Caste and the Underpriviledged
301
PATHOS ANGER IRONY
317
Women
323
THE GIRL CHILD
324
THE MARRIED WOMEN
327
ROLES OF WOMEN
329
Wife Mother Widow Prostitute Love and Social Authority The Voices of Protest
341
Harmony and Discord
349
THE VISION OF INDIA
351
VIOLENCE AND SENSE OF SIN
381
Communalism and the Writers Dilemma The Assasination of Gandhi
382
LITERATURE DIVIDED?
385
REGIONALISM
386
A BRAVE NEW WORLD
390
Epilogue
396
SEX AND MORALITY
402
THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE
405
THE CITY AND THE VILLAGE
406
SAMĀJA
410
THE HERO THE HEROINE AND THE VILLAIN
414
WHERE IS BHARATVARSHA?
417
Notes
420
Bibliography
448
A Chronology of Literary Events
461
Indexes
867
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