Drama In Indian English Literature

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In Indian English literature Prose was the first of the literary forms in Indian English literature, and it continues to be the largest and most vigorous form. Fiction in English presents an opposite sort of line on the graph, which compared to poetry, for it shows a steadily increasing popularity first, and now an algebraic growth rate, both in the number of works published, and in the print runs of individual titles. Drama in English is of course the last of the literary forms to flower and there have been only some two hundred plays published in English over a period of 150 years. But then if drama is to thrive, it is self-evident that its needs greater institutional and public support than any other form of literature. 1930s began with the arrival of the three major Indo-Anglican novelists, Mulk Raj Anand, R. K. Narayan and Raja Rao. This coincides with the final phase of the nationalist movement which for the first time in Indian history evokes the masses of our peoples to their political rights and responsibilities. Most of the works written by male writers focused only on caste, class, hybridity, domination faced by women etc.…show more content…
S. Venkataramani, Bhabani Bhattacharya, Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Ram Mohan Roy, R. K. Narayan and so

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