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In Another Tongue

Essays on Indian English Literature


Ganesh Devi

This collection of essays brings together some of the most perceptive of Devy's essays on Indian English Literature, literary criticism, translation theory and Commonwealth criticism. They offer a historical perspective on the literary culture of Indian literature written in English. The areas of Indian English literature discussed in this volume range from fiction, poetry, criticism to travelogue, autobiography and translation. It pays special attention to literary historiography and literary criticism.
Contents: Essays on the history and historiography of Indian English literature - The comparative place in the field of Commonwealth literature - The problems of literary criticism related to its evaluation - Several genres of creative writing including translation.