Salman Rushdie is one of the leading novelists of the twentieth century. He is known as one of the finest masters of English prose and both his fiction and non-fiction is noted for the intensity of the language. His writing style has been described as magic realism with a blend of fantasy, knife-sharp satire and many digressions in the plot. A major factor that dominates his work is the essence of India though he settled abroad for more than four decades, his knowledge and love for India has never been on a wane. In his novel, Midnight’s children, which he wrote in 1981 has been his booker prize winning novel.
Settled in England, Rushdie’s literary career started with his first novel, Grimus (1975), which was a meagre seller. With the publication of his second novel, Midnight’s Children, Rushdie’s eminence extend world-wide and the consequent novels Shame and The Satanic Verses (1988) made him one of the finest contemporary novelists in the world. The allegorical novel The
The major interpreters like Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Cynthia Ozick, Tillie Olsen, Norman Mailer and Bernard Malamud have augmented more to the American-Jewish fiction. A Bio-literary survey of Saul Bellow is expressed here. The determination influences that shaped the writer is been focused exactly. This is talked about in this abbreviated life history of Saul Bellow.He has been remained as the most successful American-Jewish novelists by using the themes of the search for identity, the significance of the self in a globe of doubt.When we look at some contemporary American novelists, Bellow has the most powerful intellect. We can select him as a masterful story teller, as a realist, seating himself as a comic novelist.
Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of language in African Literature, London: Heinemann, talked about colonial impact,” colonialism imposed its control of the social production of the wealth through military conquest and subsequent political dictatorship. But its most important area of domination was the mental universe of the colonized the control through culture, of how people perceived them selves and their relation to the world.” To break free from this control, Ngugoi set an example by first writing in his own language, Gikuyu, and then translating them into English. His novels present pictures of Kenya from the 1930s to the contemporary days, the struggle against western domination, and the Mau Mau rebellion. One of the issues Ngugi discussed in his novels is struggle for land. In his first novel, Weep Not, Child, Ngugi describes a Kikuku family and this family has been drawn to the Mau Mau
He was the first man to create the British-style poetry, and he made great contributions to the history of English literature. The British and the world's writers are highly rated for Chaucer. Because of that he not only opened the British Elizabethan literature path, but also affected the later British literary writers. The change and evolution of his personal style can be seen from Chaucer's representative works. In the mature period Chaucer is not only to create his own unique style works, but also to use this unique style to open the Elizabethan period of literary peak.
Falik 1 Ayesha Falik B.A. honors English Literature Mrs. Saifia fawad 11 September 2014 0333-4136759 email@example.com Research proposal Title: Nihilist Pessimism in Hemmingway’s Old Man and the Sea Introduction: Ernest Miller Hemingway was one of the most prominent author and journalist. He was one of the most significant American authors of the Twentieth century. His novels and short fictions have left a permanent mark on the literary production of the United States and the world. Although most often remembered for his economical and understated fiction, he was also a noted journalist.
R K Narayan’s very first novel ‘The Swami and Friends’ which came out in 1935 motivated the educationist Prof.Yeshpal to formulate the strategy to enable burdneless education for children which culminated in ‘Learn without burden’. His association with Nobel laureate, author Graham Greene vivisected his art of writing fiction and infused it with intensified creative powers. R K Narayan is well known for his series of popular novels like English Teacher, Vendor of Sweets, Financial Expert, Man Eater of Malgudi, Waiting for Mahatma etc., He is also well known for his short stories ‘A Horse and Two Goats’, ‘Under the Bunyan Tree’, ‘An Astrologers Day’ etc., fills the reader4 with the feeling of aesthetic pleasure and satisfactions of having read a good story. Typical South Indian middle class family life finds its full expression in his works. Narayan was not just writer of fiction.
The major stylistic and linguistic experiments have been made in the Indian novels in English of this period can be noticed in diction or literal paraphrase of idioms, in grammar or in the structure of sentences. Further in the use of conversation, employment of rich images, presentation of more modern and western devices as symbolism and irony, these novelists real an idiosyncratic character and different coloring. We see a marked modify in the technique of the novels written in this period. The novelists writing before nineteen thirties looked for their traditional western models and were mainly influenced by their British counter parts in their concepts of plot, characterization, and other stylistic devices. But the writers from nineteen
Mulk Raj Anand is renowed as the father of the Indian novel. This pioneer is credited as one of the first Indian authors, writing in English, to attain global readership. He was a prolific writer who has produced enormous work including short stories and
The writers of those times focused particularly on writing Indian English Dramas and Poetry which appealed much to the common man. Every possible author tried to write in the “British Mother Tongue” as they were highly sophisticated and educated. As The East India Company spread its wing in southern peninsula of India, English language started gaining new pockets of influence, but it was still time for the first English book to get published and seek the attention of the masses. The late 17th century saw the advent of the Printing Press in India but the publication was confined to either printing The Bible or the government decrees at large. Then, the newspaper printing started gaining popularity.