Contemporary Indian literature in english; examination of main themes; Postcolonial Theory; readings from a few key theorists; some postcolonial issues for discussion; nation and narration; culture and identity; history and the nation; the subaltern;
representations of the subaltern; dalit poetry.
1.-S. Tharoor, The Great Indian Novel, Aracde Books, 1991.
2.-V. Tendulkar, Ghashiram Kotwal, Seagull Books, 1986.
3.-A. Dangle (Ed), Poisoned Bread, Orient Longman, 1992.
1.-G. N. Devy, In Another Tongue: Essays on Indian English Literature,
2.M. Mukherjee, The Perishable Empire: Essays on Indian Writing in English,
Oxford University Press, 2000.
3.S. Khilnani, The Idea of India, Penguin, 1999.