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Novel (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 (2012) 45 (3): 512–514.
Published: 01 November 2012
...: 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 impulse can represent...
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Novel (2008) 41 (2-3): 189–199.
Published: 01 November 2008
... 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 from a premise that I strongly share, and some elaboration of this common ground pro- vides an appropriate conclusion...
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Novel (2009) 42 (3): 400–409.
Published: 01 November 2009
... practices and unequal economic status (as in the works of Mulk Raj Anand, Rohinton Mistry, and most recently Aravind Adiga), and so on. Markandaya is viewed as ultimately turning her back on both the nation and its people, and perhaps she did indeed do so. In a world where, as Casanova notes, “our...
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Novel (2016) 49 (2): 278–294.
Published: 01 August 2016
... 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 abroad since. Notable...
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Novel (2018) 51 (3): 375–398.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., 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 writing program is “troublingly American” (368...