Indian Literature In 19th Century

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“Contemporary Indian literature which is only one and a half centuries old is marked by amazing variations in both the literatures and the regions through which it was produced”. In India contemporary literature was origin at 19th century. The 20th century literatures are more modern than 19th century. The three terms in modern context are highly condensed for historical experiences. Anything fashionable today is considered as modern. The major language writers are adhered to the ‘modern’ and ‘post modern’ idiom of writing. Famous writers from different language use their native language in writing and it become modern. For example Mulk Raj Anand used Hindi and Punjabi words in his novels like ‘Saalam buryoor’, ‘Shabash Shabash’. Arundhati Roy used malayam words in her novel.…show more content…
She is well known celebrated figure in Indian literary world. Her most famous works are, clear light of the day (1980) it is a post – partition work, In custody (1984) was make as a film and it award winning film in 1993 and the village by sea (1982) for this she won the Guardian Children’s Fiction prize. In 1997, Arundhati Roy’s famous novel “The God of small Things” was published . It is a debut novel. It win booker prize award not only but also it became the biggest selling book by Indian author. She is one of the most followed writers in contemporary India today. War talk (2003) and Capitalism: A Ghost story (2014) is some of the collection. She work also several collections of essays. Kushwant sigh, he is a famous Indian writer, lawyer, politician and Journalist. His Train to Pakistan (1956) is a historical novel recalls the partition of India in August 1947. In 20th century Indian literature it is one of the most essential reads. His well known critically acclaimed books are I shall not hear the Nightingale (1959), Love, truth, Delhi: A novel (1990), the company of woman (1999) and a little Malice (2002). Kushwant sigh

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