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Indian women novelists

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Published by Prestige in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Indic fiction (English) -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Feminism and literature -- India -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Women and literature -- India -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by R.K. Dhawan.
      ContributionsDhawan, R. K. 1943-, Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9492.6.W6 I53 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 v. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1681295M
      ISBN 108185218382
      LC Control Number91902353

        The winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, The Guide, definitely comes among the best novels by Indian story is about a tour guide, Raju, who is the protagonist of the novel. It describes his transformation from a tour guide to a spiritual guide and then into one of the greatest holy men of India through a series of humorous and ironic circumstances. A Golden Age was awarded the prize for Best First Book in the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize A sequel to A Golden Age, The Good Muslim was published in It was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Midnight’s Children by .

      Famous Indian Women Writers. Here is a list of some of the famous Indian Women writers writing in English. Anita Desai. Anita Desai is an Indian novelist and short story writer. She has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize three times, was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award, in for her novel, "Fire on the Mountain", by the Sahitya Akademi.   5 Indian-American Authors you Must Read in Here is a list of five of our favorite Indian-American authors you must make time to read this .

      Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of o results for "american indian . Throughout history, there have been many Indian women novelists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Indian female novelists such as Jhumpa Lahiri, Amrita Pritam, Mahasweta Devi, Arundhati Roy, Sagarika Ghose. Amrita Pritam. 31 August , Indian.


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