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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 342–362.
Published: 01 November 2008
...ELI PARK SØRENSEN Copyright © Novel Corp. 2008 2008 Works Cited Almond , Ian . “On Re-Orientalizing the Indian Novel: A Case Study of Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance.” Orbis Litterarum: International Review of Literary Studies 59 ( 2004 ): 204 –17. Anderson , Benedict...
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Novel (1 November 2012) 45 (3): 512–514.
Published: 01 November 2012
... significant texts: Ousmane Sembène’s Xala, J. M. Coetzee’s Foe, and Mistry’s A Fine Balance. The claim is that in each of these, realism is less relevant as a fully developed mode than as an “impulse” that asks to be read as a meaningful feature of postcoloniality. For most critics, the realist...
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Novel (1 November 2008) 41 (2-3): 189–199.
Published: 01 November 2008
... the lines of na- tional literatures and geographical spaces. To further extend the reach of this comparison, in compiling this special issue, I have included one essay that deals with Indian rather than African fiction. Eli Sorrensen begins his analysis of Rohinton Mistry's A Fine Balance...
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Novel (1 November 2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
...), critique colored with nostalgia (as in the early Rushdie novels and in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things), the denunciation of corrupt social or political practices and unequal economic status (as in the works of Mulk Raj Anand, Rohinton Mistry, and most recently Aravind Adiga), and so on...
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Novel (1 August 2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
...–Independence India: “If you are to suffer, you should suffer in the interest of the country” ( Roy, Cost 7 ). 10 Rohinton Mistry, Vikram Chandra, Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, Kiran Desai, and Vikram Seth all left India at around the same age, during college or immediately afterward, and have stayed...
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Novel (1 November 2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
... crop of South Asian writers—Anita Desai, Rohinton Mistry, Amitava Kumar, Kamila Shamsie, and Vikram Chandra—found their individual voices after stints in North American writing programs or English departments. While McGurl signals the onset of a “world pluribus of letters” ( 329 ), noting that the...