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V.S. Naipaul (1932 – )

Nationality: Trinidadian
Born: Trinidadian
Other: British
Periods: British: 20th Century

Author of A House for Mr. Biswas.

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Criticism about V.S. Naipaul

V. S. Naipaul
A student site, in progress, under the direction of George P. Landow, a professor at Brown University. There is currently very little here, beyond one essay on Naipaul and Caryl Phillips, and a short biography of Naipaul, but its format (and other, linked sites, also overseen by Landow) promise a more ambitious end result.
Contains: Sketch, Criticism, Commentary, Works List
From: Postimperial and Postcolonial Literature in English

Biographical sites about V.S. Naipaul

A Brief Biography of V. S. Naipaul
A short biography, based on the entry in Contemporary Authors.
Contains: Sketch
Author: David P. Lichtenstein
From: Postimperial and Postcolonial Literature in English
Russ Filman’s Caribbean Literature: V. S. Naipaul
A few sentences of biographical material, and a list of the author’s published works.
Contains: Works List, Sketch
Author: Russ Filman
V(idiadhar) S(urajprasad) Naipaul (1932-)
A biographical essay, including information about the author’s brother, and a selected works list.
Contains: Extensive Bio, Works List
Author: Kuusankoski Public Library, Finland

Other sites about V.S. Naipaul

Extract of Seminar with V.S. Naipaul, Fatima College, 1974
This “extract” is a discussion between several students, a teacher, and the author himself. Several of his work come up in conversation.
Contains: Interview
Author: Banyan
Featured Author: V. S. Naipaul
Between Father and Son is a new collection of letters between V. S. Naipaul and his father, Seepersad, during the years 1950-3, when Naipaul was studying at Oxford. This feature includes reviews of Naipaul’s books, interviews and articles by Naipaul. “
Contains: Works Available, Commentary, Interview, Pictures
From: The New York Times
V. S. Naipaul: Works
A list of the author’s published works.
Contains: Works List
From: Postimperial and Postcolonial Literature in English
Writer defends frank memoir of Naipaul
An article about Paul Theroux’s memoir of his relationship with Naipaul, entitled Sir Vidia’s Shadow: A Friendship Across Five Continents.
Contains: Commentary
Author: Aleksandrs Rozens, Reuters
From: The Nando Times http://www.nandotimes.com/

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