Author:Priyamvada Gopal

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Literary Radicalism in India: Gender, Nation and the Transition to Independence

By: Priyamvada Gopal

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, UK, Routledge:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027061

ISBN: 0415329043

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While most readers of contemporary Indian literature in English and in translation are familiar with the idea of 'freedom at midnight', much less is known about the turbulent period of artistic and cultural transformation that characterised the years leading up to and following Independence in 1947. This study examines one of the most influential - and yet relatively unexamined - literary movements in the twentieth century on the Indian subcontinent. Focusing on writers who were affiliated to the Progressive Writers Association during India's transition from colony to nation, Literary radicali... View more info