Table of contents for The Picador book of modern Indian literature / edited by Amit Chaudhuri.


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iv / Acknowledgements
INTRODUCTION
xvii / Modernity and the Vernacular
xxiii / The Construction of the Indian Novel in English
xxxii / A Note on the Selection
THE BENGAL RENAISSANCE AND AFTER
3 / Michael Madhusudan Dutt (1824-73)
5 / from The Anglo-Saxon and the Hindu'
7 / Two Letters
12 / Bankimchandra Chatterjee (1838-94)
13 / 'A Popular Literature for Bengal'
19 / The Confession of a Young Bengal'
24 / from Rajani
26 / Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
29 / The Postmaster'
34 / Five Letters
39 / An Essay on Nursery Rhymes
42 / from the Introduction to ThakurmarJhuli



45 / Sukumar Ray (1887-1923)
46 / 'A Topsy-Turvy Tale'
66 / Bibhuti Bhushan Banerjee (1894-1950)
68 / from Pather Panchali
88 / Parashuram (Rajshekhar Basu) (1880-1960)
89 / Blue Star'
97 / The Jackal-Faced Tongs'
106 / Buddhadev Bose (1908-74)
107 / from Tithidore
114 / from An Acre of Green Grass: A Review of Modern
Bengali Literature
122 / Mahashweta Devi (b. 1926)
123/ Arjun'
HINDI
133 / Premdhand (Dhanpat Rai) (1880-1936)
134 / 'The Chess Players'
145 / Nirmal Verma (b. 1929)
146 / 'Terminal'
156 / Krishna Sobti (b. 1925)
157 / from Ai Ladki



URDU
187 / Sadat Hasan Manto (1912-55)
188/ Peerun'
193 / The Black Shalwar
205 / Qurratulain Hyder (b. 1927)
206 / 'Memories of an Indian Childhood'
220 / Naiyer Masud (b. 1936)
221 / 'Sheesha Ghar
THE SOUTH
239 / U. R. Anantha Murthy (b. 1932)
240 / A Horsefor the Sun'
266 / Vaikom Muhammad Basheer (c 1908-94)
267 / Walls'
290 / 0. V. Vijayan (b. 1930)
291 / The Rocks'
297 / Ambai (C. S. Lakshmi) (b. 1945)
298 / 'Gifts'
PAGES FROM AUTOBIOGRAPHIES
309 / Fakir Mohan Senapati (1843-1918)
310 / from Story of My Life



330 / Nirad C. Chaudhuri (1897-1998)
331 / from The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian
347 / Aubrey Menen (1912-89)
347 / from Dead Man in the Silver Market
355 / Pankaj Mishra (b. 1969)
356 / 'Edmund Wilson in Benares'
ENGLISH
375 / R K. Narayan (b. 1907)
376 / from The English Teacher
397 / Raja Rao (b. 1908)
398 / from The Serpent and the Rope
414 / Ruskin Bond (b. 1934)
415 / The Night Train at Deoli'
419 / A. K Ramanujan (1929-93)
420 / Is There an Indian Way of Thinking? An Informal Essay'
438 / Dom Moraes (b. 1938)
439 / from Answered by Flutes
455 / Arvind Krishna Mehrotra (b. 1947)
456 / from The Emperor Has No Clothes'
478 / AdilJussawalla (b. 1940)
478 / 'Make Mine Movies'



484 / Salman Rushdie (b. 1947)
486 / from Midnights Children
508 / Vikram Seth (b. 1952)
509 / from The Golden Gate
538 / Amitav Ghosh (b. 1956)
538 / Tibetan Dinner'
542 / 'Four Corners'
547 / Upamanyu Chatterjee (b. 1959)
548 / from English, August: An Indian Story
563 / Vikram Chandra (b. 1961)
564 / 'Siege in Kailashpada' from a novel in progress
582 / Sunetra Gupta (b. 1965)
583 / from Memories of Rain
595 / Aamer Hussein (b. 1955)
596 / The Colour of a Loved Person's Eyes'
605 / Ashok Banker (b. 1964)
606 / from Vertigo
617 / Rohit Manchanda (b. 1963)
618 / from In the Light of the Black Sun
632 / Notes on Translators
635 / Permissions Acknowledgements








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Indic literature (English) 20th century, Indic literature Translations into English, Indic literature 20th century, Indic literature 19th century