Zulfikar Ghose Summary

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Essays & Analysis (16)

294 words, approx. 1 pages
In the following review, Barnes observes that Ghose's experimental prose in The Beautiful Empire is difficult to follow and detracts from the story. “I wandered the streets”, says... Read more
2,265 words, approx. 8 pages
In the following review, Campbell asserts that The Fiction of Reality is not a piece of criticism, but is, in fact, a novel. Campbell uses other examples from literature to prove that Ghose's e... Read more
3,167 words, approx. 11 pages
In the following review, Hashmi traces the themes of displacement and exile in Ghose's poetry from his earliest works to his previously unpublished and newer poems collected in Selected Poems. ... Read more
696 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Hussein provides a brief synopsis of The Triple Mirror of the Self, noting that Ghose's experiments with style and theme are difficult to follow in the beginning of the... Read more
632 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Dasenbrock comments that The Triple Mirror of the Self is more autobiographical and candid than Ghose's previous novels, noting that although the novel lacks unity, asp... Read more
9,354 words, approx. 32 pages
In the following excerpt, Kanaganayakam studies the changes in content, tone, style, and form in Ghose's poetry from his earlier poems to more recent endeavors. Kanaganayakam notes Ghose'... Read more
8,143 words, approx. 28 pages
In the following excerpt, Kanaganayakam examines Figures of Enchantment and The Triple Mirror of the Self in terms of Ghose's feelings of diaspora, noting that Ghose's writing at this po... Read more
2,565 words, approx. 9 pages
In the following review of Ghose's autobiography, Confessions of a Native-Alien, Gaur draws parallels between Ghose's feelings of displacement and alienation and the diaspora of people f... Read more
336 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, Siddiqi praises Ghose's ironic prose in The Beautiful Empire. The Beautiful Empire is a checkered history of Gregorio Peixoto da Silva Xavier's life during the r... Read more
271 words, approx. 1 pages
In the following excerpt, Glastonbury remarks that Ghose's style in A New History of Torments is trite and that his outlandish and repetitive use of symbolism is wearisome. The travels of Zulfi... Read more
1,755 words, approx. 6 pages
In the following review, the commentator examines Ghose's distinctive use of narration, style, and grammar in Hamlet, Prufrock and Language and Hulme's Investigations into the Bogart Scr... Read more
392 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, Hashmi focuses on the symbolic elements in A New History of Torments and praises Ghose's imaginative poetic prose. Extracting elaborate narratives out of cunning riddle... Read more
6,995 words, approx. 24 pages
In the following interview conducted on August 14, 1984, Ghose describes the reasons for writing each of his novels, discusses authors and works that have influenced his writing, explains the evolutio... Read more
665 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Rubin analyzes the intricate mixture of realism and fantasy in Ghose's Don Bueno. Why should a Pakistani-born British poet, a novelist who lives in the United States an... Read more
2,713 words, approx. 10 pages
In the following essay, Harris analyzes Ghose's poems and studies his use of nature as a metaphor for his inner turmoil and displacement. I attempted an analysis of Zulfikar Ghose's poem... Read more
4,203 words, approx. 15 pages
In the following essay, Rahman examines the importance of Ghose's writing to Pakistani and Indian literature in English, paying special attention to Ghose's poetry and his novel The Murd... Read more