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Vikram Chandra
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Agarwal, Ramlal, Review of Love and Longing in Bombay, in World Literature Today, Vol. 72, No. 1, Winter 1998, p. 206.

This review presents a rather negative appraisal of the stories in the book, which, according to the reviewer, meander on for too long.

Ashcroft, Bill, Gareth Griffiths, and Helen Tiffin, eds., The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-Colonial Literatures, Routledge Kegan & Paul, 1990.

Ashcroft, Griffiths, Tiffin provide a seminal study of postcolonial writing in cultures as diverse as India, Australia, the West Indies, Africa, and Canada.

Dharwadker, Vinay, "Indian Writing Today: A View from 1994," in World Literature Today, Vol. 68, No. 2, Spring 1994, pp. 237-41.

This is a review of the main themes of Indian literature since the 1970s. Dharwadker identifies death, dismemberment, and dislocation as common themes, used as a response to colonialism. Antirealism, in the form of allegories and magic realism, also became common.

Gandhi, Leela, Postcolonial Theory, Cambridge...

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