ENGL 484

Indian Fiction

This course is an introduction to some of the variety and complexity of fiction from India. It focuses primarily on novels and short stories written in English and considers the role they played in colonial, anti-colonial, and nationalist struggles and in definitions of who constitutes an "Indian." Writers studied are selected from the following: Tagore, Anand, Narayan, Rushdie, Ghosh, Roy, Sahgal, Hariharan, Chandra, Desai.

Prerequisites: Students who have received credit for ENGL 470 (Novel in India) may not receive credit for ENGL 484.