Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (1895 – 1975) was a Russian literary theorist who made contributions to diverse disciples but his contribution towards literature is accounted from his The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays (Bakhtin, 2010), which shows congruence to many postmodernist thoughts.
critical review, novel analysis
Literary works on post partition India generally deal with people’s experience during the period following the partition of India and Pakistan. The period following partition was a period of great suffering, trauma, sacrifice and adjustment.
critical review, indian literature
Considered as a Golden Age, Indian civilisation under the Gupta rule witnessed a new epoch in its history of growth and development.
“Drinking Alone under the Moon” is one of Li Bai’s signature poetries which deal with the ancient social custom of drinking.
The most initial attempts to depict the history of women were more of a mirror image of history of men too. It was only the importance of men and their superior powers which was depicted in the early days of history. They gave importance to politics, economy and military and their own importance to it.
Susanna Moodie (1803-1885) devoted her life, writing about the experiences about immigration and colonialism. Many of her novels are “emigrant’s guide” for people desiring to settle in Canada.
Aphra Behn has given much credence to the cause of female writers. Aphra Behn is credited to be one of the first professional women writers of the Restoration period of literature history.
indian literature, thematic analysis
Modern English writing by Indian authors has truly come of age. They have won accolades at home and abroad equally.