This learn explores the connections among an earthly Indian country and fiction in English via a few postcolonial Indian writers of the Nineteen Eighties and 90s. analyzing writers reminiscent of Vikram Seth, Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Shashi Tharoor, and Rohinton Mistry, with fairly shut readings of Midnight�s kids, an appropriate Boy, The Shadow strains and The Satanic Verses, Neelam Srivastava investigates varied points of postcolonial id in the secular framework of the Anglophone novel. The e-book lines the breakdown of the Nehruvian secular consensus among 1975 and 2005 via those narratives of postcolonial India. particularly, it examines how those writers use the unconventional shape to re-write colonial and nationalist models of Indian background, and the way they noticeably reinvent English as a mundane language for narrating India. eventually, it delineates a typical conceptual framework for secularism and cosmopolitanism, by means of arguing that Indian secularism should be obvious as a positioned, indigenous kind of a sophisticated identification.
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