• 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...
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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...
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  • Realisium in Shadow Lines
    truth or reality to be a subjective matter (Morris). This leads us to believe that realism is then in fact a representation of someone’s reality which may not be someone else’s reality. Amitav Ghosh in his book The Shadow Lines (1988) dwells on reality as a construction, that is, reality as an...
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  • AMITAV GHOSH
     (2011) Flood of Fire (2015) *************************************************************************************************** Historical Factors and Their Narratives in Amitav Ghosh's The Shadow Lines: A Critical Study Amitav Ghosh has won many accolades for his fiction that is keenly...
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  • 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...
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  • Mother
    - kind of arbit. 7. Khaled Hosseni, The Kiterunner,2003. Most of my friends preferred this because of nice picturisation of the novel in the movie. 8. Dorris Lessing, The Golden Notebook, 1962. 9. Shyam Selvadurai, The Funny boy, 1994. 10. Amitav Ghosh, The Shadow Lines,1998. 11. R.K.Narayan...
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  • Amitav Ghosh : a Pioneer Writer in English Literature
    forms- political, biographical , epistemic and of course literary. A brief account of this chapter is as follow: The first novel by Amitav Ghosh, The Circle of Reason, was published in 1986. In his In an Antique Land (1992), Ghosh connects the sciences of historiography, ethnography and philology with...
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  • Smileemptysoul
    difference” and “collective identity [built] on the basis of the Other.”3 Through his work Shadow Lines, Amitav Ghosh too, is joining the fray, questioning the fixity of culture and whether cultures can be contained within boundaries demarcated by maps. He brings forth all sides of this intellectual...
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  • The Shadow Lines
    The Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh Such moments are rare indeed these days when one takes a book in the hand and is completely captivated by it after reading the first few pages. That happened to me recently when I started reading "The Shadow Lines" by Amitav Ghosh. "The Shadow Lines," Ghosh's second...
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  • bibliography
    Bibliography Abrams, M.H., and Geoffrey Galt Harpham. A Handbook of Literary Terms. India: Cengage Learning. 2009. Print. “Amitav Ghosh discusses Sea of Poppies”.bookbrowse.com. 2 Nov 008. Web. 16 March 2008. . Anderson, Benedict. The Nation as Imagined Community. London: Verso, 1991. 5-7...
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  • novel
    diaspora as a third space, neither homeland nor metropole, but a place where a history of its own is unfolding. “If history forgets, fiction can remind us of many things.” Amitav Ghosh Amitav Ghosh, one of the chief fiction writers of contemporary Indian English writing has mingled history in...
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  • The Narrator’s Perception of Cosmopolitanism in Amitav Ghosh’s “the Shadow Lines”
    world as a whole. In the novel The Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh this controversial idea is a major theme. Many of the characters believe in cosmopolitanism in different forms. The unnamed narrator takes his own stance on cosmopolitanism which in his own way, directly relates to the theory defined by the...
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  • Post-Colonial Melancholy:  an Examination Ofsadness in Amitav Ghosh’s the Shadow Lines 
      Post-Colonial Melancholy: An Examination ofSadness in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines  The article undertakes a study on melancholy and sadnessin Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines , concentrates on theforlorn figures of Tridib and the narrator in an attempt to analyse and evaluate the...
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  • Novel
    machineries have facilitated/conspired those divisions. Through his work Shadow Lines, Amitav Ghosh too, is joining the fray, questioning the fixity of culture and whether cultures can be contained within boundaries demarcated by maps. He brings forth all sides of this intellectual dilemma through...
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  • Language as a Process of Othering in Amitav Ghosh's the Shadow Lines
    different strata of cultural experience." - Shadow Lines: Cross cultural Perspectives in the Fiction of Amitav ghosh. Amitav Ghosh’s narrative style in “Shadow Lines” proves Bakhtin’s idea of heteroglossia quite right as he introduces various phenomena such as memory, alternate identities...
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  • Cross Culture Interactions
    apart. Bibliography: N, Jayaram. "Celebrating With The People Of Pakistan By N. Jayaram." Celebrating With The People Of Pakistan By N. Jayaram. CouterCurrents, 14 Aug. 2012. Web. 19 Feb. 2013. Perera, Sampath. "India and Pakistan Exchange Threats in Kashmir Border Dispute." World Socialist Website. Wsws.org, 15 Jan. 2013. Web. 19 Feb. 2013. Ghosh, Amitav. The Shadow Lines. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Viking, 1989. Print....
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  • Shadow Lines
    The Shadow Lines (1988) is a Sahitya Akademi Award-winning novel[1] by Indian-Bengali writer Amitav Ghosh. It is a book that captures perspective of time and events, of lines that bring people together and hold them apart, lines that are clearly visible on one perspective and nonexistent on another...
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  • Indian English Literarture
    for her plain language and simple style of writing. Her writing is autobiographical and draws upon her own experiences of living in a foreign land. Creations: The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, Melancholie der Ankunft and Samanam. * Amitav Ghosh: Amitav Ghosh is an internationally acclaimed...
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  • Diaspora Literature Essay
    that it forces, interrogates and challenges the authoritative voices of time (History). The Shadow Line of Amitav Ghosh has the impulse when the Indian States were complicit in the programmes after Indira Gandhi's assassination. The author elaborates the truth in the book when he says: "In India...
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  • The Shadow Lines
    After reading many novels throughout my life I would place, The Shadow Lines, by Amitav Ghosh, in my top 10 list. The novel is based on the narrator who was English educated but Indian born. The narrator illustrates and shares his views of foreign countries which he has never been to with other...
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