Magic Realism Amitav Ghosh Essays and Term Papers

  • Bipolar Vision in Amitav Ghosh's Novels

    The Janus - Faced Amitav Ghosh : the Earlier Novels and The Ibis Trilogy Dr.Ratan Bhattacharjee Amitav Ghosh , in spite of his fixed home is an itinerant. By nature he is a traveller, in his mind he is a voyager and he divides his...

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  • reliving the past:the study of Amitav Ghosh novels

    SUMMARY Amitav Ghosh can be seen as the flag bearer of the fearlessness and freedom that the contemporary Indian writer in English embodies. Although Salman Rushdie is the pioneer who put the post colonial scene on the literary map, yet Amitav Ghosh has become one of the central figures to emerge...

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  • Indian English Literarture

    won the Booker Prize the same year. His works of fiction are generally set on the Indian subcontinent. His style of writing is classified as magical realism mixed with time honored fiction. Creations: Shalimar the Clown, Indochine: Stories, Shaken and Stirred, Global Lab, The Enchantress of Florence...

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  • Novel

    account of the surreal aspects of partition experienced by families throughout the affected areas. While it may seem unusual to turn to a work of magic realism for guidance on a topic as complex as partition, Rushdie captures the tensions of these historical events better than most standard histories. There...

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  • Indian English Literature: Changing Trends and History

    peppered with Indian terms – to convey a theme that could be seen as representing the vast canvas of India. He is usually categorized under the magic realism mode of writing. Vikram Seth, author of A Suitable Boy (1994) is a writer who uses purer English and more realistic themes His attention is on...

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  • Realisium in Shadow Lines

    According to the Oxford English Dictionary realism is defined as ‘close resemblance to what is real; fidelity of representation, the rendering of precise details of the real thing or scene.’ Phrases in the definition like ‘fidelity of representation’ or ‘rendering of precise details’ tends to show truth...

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  • Englsih

    Gita Mehta, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Raj Kamal Jha, Jhumpa Lahiri, Bharti Kirchner, Khushwant Singh, Vijay Singh, Tarun Tejpal, Amit Chaudhuri, Amitav Ghosh, Vikas Swarup, Rohinton Mistry, Suketu Mehta, Kiran Nagarkar, Dr. Birbal Jha ,and C. R. Krishnan have been some notable writers of the post-colonial...

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  • Indian English Novel

    against the idiom which the colonial writers followed. Gradually the Indian English authors began employing the techniques of hybrid language, magic realism peppered with native themes. Thus from a post colonial era Indian literature ushered into the modern and then the post-modern era. The saga of the...

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  • shadowlines

    BOOK REVIEW Novel : The Shadow Lines AUTHOR : Amitav Ghosh Awards : winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award (1989). Bibliography : The Shadow Lines(novel), Wikipedia(Internet). Main Characters : Mayadebi, Tridib, Ila, May, Narrator, Nick, grandmother. POLITICAL SCENERIO : The novel is set against...

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  • Rape of the Lock

    Nineteenth Century European Realism(i) Option B: Classical Literature (i) Option C: Forms of Popular Fiction (i) Paper 11: Concurrent – Interdisciplinary Paper 12: English Literature 2(ii) Paper 13: English Literature 3(i) Paper 14: Option A: Nineteenth Century European Realism(ii) Option B: Classical Literature...

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  • The Various Phases of the Development of the Indian English Novel

    villages. Salman Rushdie fascinates critics with his ‘chutnification’ of history and language as well. He opened the doors to a plethora of writers. Amitav Ghosh dabbles in postcolonial realities and Vikram Seth fuses poetry and prose with an air of Victorian grandeur. While Rohinton Mistry tries to decipher...

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  • Diaspora Literature Essay

    Diaspora Literature - A Testimony of Realism By Shaleen Singh Diaspora Literature involves an idea of a homeland, a place from where the displacement occurs and narratives of harsh journeys undertaken on account of economic compulsions. Basically Diaspora is a minority community living in exile. The...

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  • Darkest Face of Shining India

    research is concerned only those works which tend to be realistic are dealt with some elaboration here. Indian English fiction is replete with realism. The novelists with observant eyes and understanding hearts have been prying deeper and deeper into the varied and multitudinous social life of India...

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  • Commiment in Diasporic Literature

    that characterizes it, but the inability of the writers to match craft with social commitment. Diasporic literature is committed to realism, to nation and to its native culture. A Diasporic writer can never give up his native identity and he always remain attached to his native country...

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  • Indian Authors and the Evolution of the Indian English Novel

    villages. Salman Rushdie fascinates critics with his ‘chutnification’ of history and language as well. He opened the doors to a plethora of writers. Amitav Ghosh dabbles in postcolonial realities and Vikram Seth fuses poetry and prose with an air of Victorian grandeur. While Rohinton Mistry tries to decipher...

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  • Books and Authors

    Justice On Economic Inequality Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny Half a Life Commodities and Capabilities A House for Mr. Biswas Magic Seeds Inequality Re-examined Equality of Capacity Books by Indian Booker Prize Winning Authors Salman Rushdie Midnight's Children Arundhati...

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  • Indo Anglian Literature

    to write one of the best and the longest novels ever published in a single volume in the English language, namely “The Suitable Boy”. 1956 – Amitav Ghosh, known for his aesthetic and powerful award winning novels “Calcutta Chromosome”, “The Hungry Tide” and “The sea Of Poppies” and Chitra Banerjee...

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  • Omnibus

    about the works of the man from Kasauli, Ruskin Bond. Without a shade of doubt is he the foremost storyteller of our times and he has created such magic with words that I for one am a hardcore fan of his. This review goes out very especially for my dear friends and avid book lovers Swathi aka Chimera...

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  • M a English

    Literature” Roland Barthes Michel Foucault Susan Sontag Raymond Williams : “From Work to Text” : “What is an author?” : “Against Interpretation” : “Realism and the Contemporary Novel” Unit 4 : Unit 5 : Paper XI : American Literature Unit 1 : Prose Thomas Jefferson Edgar Allan Poe R.W. Emerson...

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  • Amitav Ghosh : a Pioneer Writer in English Literature

    The main objective of working on Ghosh is to reinterpret this huge iconic figure in contemporary Anglo Indian literature who has raised and answered a lot many questions about the identity of the subjugated in this world. His readings give us insights into the plight of émigré. In order to reach the...

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