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.
Frankfurt/M., Berlin, Bern, New York, Paris, Wien, 1993. XXIV, 167 pp.
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.