Similarly Balu’s involvement with his mother and with his wife after his marriage is also inauthentic. The Financial Expert, first published in 1952 in England, is Narayan’s sixth novel. It is regarded as one of R.K. Narayan’s most successful works in the field of Indo-Anglian Fiction. This novel is the story of the rise and fall of Margayya, a proud money lender in Malgudi. He is a complex and
His poems, novels and short stories are widely read throughout Bangladesh and India. Some of his famous short stories are Kabuliwala and The Ruined Nest. On the other hand, R.K Narayan is most known as one of the first leading Indian writers in English. He is an eminent figure in Indian literature due to his simple, unpretentious styles of writing. His works have given people outside Indian nations to peek into the cultures which revolve a fictitious South Indian town, Malgudi.
Basham whose book, The Wonder That Was India (1951) was an early attempt at extending the parameters of Indian historiography. His book surveyed the different facets of ancient Indian culture without the prejudices that marked earlier European works. By the 1980s, there was another spur in Indian history writing that were influenced by the earlier nationalist historians. This genre of history is often referred to as communal history as it overplays myths and legends, while censuring all critical studies of the Brahmanical social structure and even support the caste system laid out in the manusmriti. The communal writers are heavily influenced by Hindutva ideologies and heavily criticise eminent historians that adhere to objective standards of historiography.
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.
“Margayya is one of the most touching and loveable of all Narayan’s frustrated and baffled characters, human to a fault in his combination of religious devotion, with hard-headed financial skill, and with hopeless love, for his prodigal son Balu.” (H.M. Williams) Graham Greene commented that “Margayya, the sad ambitious absurd financial expert, is perhaps the most engaging of all Narayan’s characters. In his ambitions for his boy, his huge dreams, his unintended villainies and his small vanities, his domestic tenderness, he has the hidden poetry and the unrecognized pathos we so often fined in Chekhov’s character”. (Graham Greene) Margayya tries his best to educate Balu, his affectionate son. When Balu is admitted to the Town Elementary
Mulk Raj Anand is renowed as the father of the Indian novel. This pioneer is credited as one of the first Indian authors, writing in English, to attain global readership. He was a prolific writer who has produced enormous work including short stories and
R K Narayan’s very first novel ‘The Swami and Friends’ which came out in 1935 motivated the educationist Prof.Yeshpal to formulate the strategy to enable burdneless education for children which culminated in ‘Learn without burden’. His association with Nobel laureate, author Graham Greene vivisected his art of writing fiction and infused it with intensified creative powers. R K Narayan is well known for his series of popular novels like English Teacher, Vendor of Sweets, Financial Expert, Man Eater of Malgudi, Waiting for Mahatma etc., He is also well known for his short stories ‘A Horse and Two Goats’, ‘Under the Bunyan Tree’, ‘An Astrologers Day’ etc., fills the reader4 with the feeling of aesthetic pleasure and satisfactions of having read a good story. Typical South Indian middle class family life finds its full expression in his works. Narayan was not just writer of fiction.
Mulk Raj Anand is one of the Indian English fiction writer along with R.K. Narayan, Ahamed Ali, Raja Rao, was one of the first India- based writers in English. Anand is the one of the famous critic writer in Indian English fiction. Anand is not only a novelist and he is also a short story writer and art critic writing in English. Anand was among those who gave Hindustani idioms to English. In his work he arise our pity among the poor peoples of India by showing a real- life representation of the people.
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.
Case study on Successful and struggler entrepreneur. N.R. Narayana Murthy Introduction: 1. N.R. Narayan Murthi was humble.