Indian English Novel Summary

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Thereby provided productive soil for many novelists to grow and a great number of novels were created. Some outstanding writers of this period are-Bhabani Bhattacharya, Manohar Malgonkar, Kushwant Singh, Sudhin Ghosh, G.V. Desani, Ananthanarayanan, J. Menon Marath and others. Another important feature of this phase was the growth of Indian women novelists. Their appearance added a new dimension to the Indian English Fiction. The chief figures are Ruth Pawar Jhabvala, Kamala Markandaya, Nayantara Sahgal and Anita Desai. After Nineteen sixties, there was a thematic and technical shift in focus in the Indian English fiction due to the influence of the modern British novel. There was the impact in the post-war period on the public that gave rise to psychological disorders, immoral values…show more content…
Chaman Nahal is also another major novelist of name who belongs to this period. After Nineteen eighties is the period of pseudo new fiction which includes new novelists like Salman Rushdie, Vikram Seth, Upamanyu Chatterjee, Shashi Deshpande, Shashi Tharoor, Amitav Ghosh, Amit Choudhary, Arundhati Roy, Kiran Desai, Arvind Adiga and others. These novelists heralded a new eon in the history of Indian English Literature. They experimented with new themes and techniques. Vikram Seth has experimented even with the form of the novel. His novel The Golden Gate published in 1986 is written in the form of verse. Arundhati Roy, Arvind Adiga and Kiran Desai won Man Booker Prize for their debut works. All the novelists of this era have proved that Indian English fiction is eye-catching, inspired and distinctive. The growth of Indian English Novel is incredible. The number of new novelists, both men and women, has enlarged in an unequaled scale. The range of themes, forms and sub-genres in Indian Novel in English is very

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