The Civilization In Amad Ghosh's Novels

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“THE CIVILIZATION IN AMITAV GHOSH’S NOVELS” INTRODUCTION English is a foreign language but since the British came to India the language has an impact on several fields in education, literary effort and as a medium of communication. Indian English Literature refers to that body of work by writers from India, who writes in the English language and whose native or co-native language could be one of the numerous regional and indigenous languages of India. English literature in India is also linked with the works of writers of the Indian Diaspora born in India but residing elsewhere. A pioneer of this literature was Raja Ram Mohan Roy whose prose works is note worthy. There were poets who are considered the first of the Indian English poets Henry Vivian Derozio, Madhusudan Dutt, Aru and Toru Dutt, and Manmohan Ghose. Indian literature in English actually dates back to the 1830s to Kashiprasad Ghosh, who is considered the first Indian poet write in English. Sochee Chunder Dutt was the first writer of fiction. In the beginning, however, political writing in the novel or essay format was dominant, as can be seen in Raja Rammohan Roy’ works. An outstanding Indo-Anglian writer was Aurobindo Ghose whose poetic magnum opus is Savitri an epic. In prose his most effective work is The Life Divine outlining his metaphysics in a rich language. Some of Rabindranath Tagore’s works were originally written in English Sadhana Personality and The Religion of Man

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