The communal writers are heavily influenced by Hindutva ideologies and heavily criticise eminent historians that adhere to objective standards of historiography. On the other hand, historiography in India also had positive spur with many eminent historians committed to adhere to scientific and objective criteria in order to write commendable books and articles that re-examine the Indian past and attempt to present it in the finest way. Of these, Romila Thapar is most notable. Other distinguished historians include R.S. Sharma, Upinder Singh, Irfan Habib and Bipin Chandra among others.
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
The study of Indian English poetry is incomplete without the study of women poets. In the poetry of Indian women poets of modern age, their silences speak more and better than the words do. The women poets in the post-independence India emphasise their feminine sensibilities vis-á-vis search for identity in a unique and creative way. Apart from the expression of self and identity, their poetry captures the moments of intense experiences of private life with all its uniqueness and immediacy. The confessional
Indian women novelists have given a new dimension to the Indian literature. Indian English literature has developed over a period of time and writing in English did not start in a day. It took many years and several distinguished personalities to bring the present status and distinction to Indian English literature. Indian literature is not only about novels, it is also about poetries and short stories. Before the rise of novels, several women writers composed songs, short stories and small plays.
NATIONALISM IN THE WORKS OF SAROJINI NAIDU ABSTRACT: Indian English Poetry is remarkably great. In Naidu 's poetry one can see the representation of the different colours of India and its folk cultures. There is also depiction of her secular outlook and patriotism as her theme of her poetry. The poems in which her nationalism is reflected are: 'To India ', ' An anthem of love ', 'The gift of India ', 'The call to evening prayer ', 'Lotus ', 'Indian dancers ' and Indian gipsy. Keywords: Patriotism Independence Indo-Anglian freedom INTRODUCTION: "You’ll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.” … George Bernard Shaw The Indian English poetry began far back before the independence.
As with Arundhati Roy, Kiran Desai’s works also manages to explores the flaws and despair of the post colonial era. Indian English fiction has come a long way from the triumvirates of the thirties to the modern recent English fiction writers. The language which was once treated as a language of the foreigner or the language of the elite class is viewed differently. As the number of readers Indian English fiction has increased. So the quality of writing has also improved.
Thirdly, modern poetry is predominantly intellectual in its appeal, rather than emotive. Fourthly, modern poetry involved symbolism, greatest example being T.S. Eliot and W.B. Yeats. Lastly, modern poetry is impersonal, anti-romantic, and innovative in attitude and approaches to life.
Love poetry basically expresses ones emotions. In pre-Islamic Arabia we have many poetess writing this type of poetry. Another type of poetry include the praise of ones horses and camels. These are a few topics that the poets wrote about in pre-Islamic
There are many writers such as Amitav Ghosh, Upamanyu Chatterjee, Vikram Seth, Arundhati Roy, Rohinton Mistry, etc who have explored many themes, undertaken different way of writing, yet kept the flame of writing high. Indian English Literature does not only consist of writing in English but also consist of those literatures that are translated from the regional languages in India into English. Apart from these there are other categories where in different texts are categorized as such as Dalit Literature and Tribal Literature. These are also regarded as the marginalized literatures. 3.