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.
Falik 1 Ayesha Falik B.A. honors English Literature Mrs. Saifia fawad 11 September 2014 0333-4136759 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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
He also got his wife back. Overall, I enjoyed reading “The Richest Man in Babylon”. I found the book to be both an interesting and inspirational one. I found the book interesting because it was exciting to learn about the history of Babylon, something I never would have done had I not read this book. Also, I was intrigued by the way the book does an excellent job in making its content relatable by incorporating true short stories told by the ancient Babylonians.
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.
Literature is made out of the lore of life. No doubt, the realistic artist brings to a focus the oddities and cruder aspects of life overmuch. But to know life fully, not only the bright side but also the seamy and dark side of life is to be known. Thus, society creates literature. It may be described as the mirror of the society.
They are, The Glass Palace’, ‘Sea of Poppies’ and ‘River of Smoke’. They are the Novels of Complex History. The Glass Palace is powerful novel that has become quite popular not only for the range and sophistication of narration and characterisation but also due to its entity without the knowledge its writer to the award of commonwealth literature. The novel is more or less a part of the phenomena of the Empire writes back questioning the colonial imposition as the interpretation alien culture places on one’s life and ways of perception. It deals with the history of Burma from its stage of monarchy to the present one of military regime.
India, as a nation, has the unique distinction of accepting foreign influences and not just incorporating it into our daily lives but alsonativising it and making it ours. The best example to prove this phenomena is the acceptance of English, a foreign language, as our own. Indian English Literature has been growing in leaps and bounds till this day. The Indian English Writers have written about a variety of issues which can cater to the infinite areas of interest of the reading public.The Indian English novels have proved their mark in the global literary scenario by the manner in which the writers have captured the interest and imagination of the reader through poignant portrayals of various themes such as East - West conflict, multi-culturalism, social realism, gender issues, comic aspect of human nature, ecological concerns, magic realism, diasporic writings and the like.Some of the dominant themes which have captured the imagination of the readers and have managed to create an everlasting niche for themselves are as follows :- Historical, Political and Nationalist themes, Social realism, Indian diaspora and Immigration, Individual Experiences, Feminism and Women’s Empowerment and Modern themes. The new English writings exhibits confidence in tackling new themes and experiments with new techniques and approaches to handle these themes.
ABSTRACT Indian English literature, quite understandably spurs attention from every quarter of the country making the genre admired in its own right. Creative writing in English is looked at as an integral part of literary traditions in the Indian perspective of honest enterprise to demonstrate the ever rare gems of Indian writing in English. Style of Indian English literature “stylistic influence” from the local languages appears to be an exceptional feature of much of the Indian literature in English. Ambition makes life challenging and challenges make life interesting. Ambition is the strong desire to achieve something in life.
Indian English Literature have contributed many valuable writers and precious works which hold a very important position in the literary scenario of india. Indian Writing in English has emerged as a new platform to express the indian culture. Also it turned out to be a new affirmation voice to indian writers. Writers in Indian English Writings pen for a variety of themes to express Indian customs, traditions, myths, social values and even Indian history through the depiction of life in India. These writers have beaten the difficulty of writing in a language which is entirely a foreign one for Indians.