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Short Fiction by Indian Authors

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mar 19, 2007, 10:15pm

Can anyone recommend a short-fiction anthology of Indian literature? Or, failing that, one that contains a significant number of Indian authors?

Redigerat: mar 19, 2007, 10:33pm

Let me begin to answer my own question by this link to the wikipedia article on Indian English Literature. Personal recommendations still appreciated.

mar 24, 2007, 2:16am

You can't go wrong with R.K. Narayan in my opinion... as a starter...

There should be a Penguin Anthology of Indian Writing or some such title around.

mar 29, 2007, 6:44am

I would also recommend R K Narayan or Ruskin Bond.

mar 31, 2007, 5:09pm

A wonderful volume edited by Shyam Selvadurai was published a little while ago, called Story-wallah.

It incorporates literature from Desi authors (Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan etc.) as well as stories from the diaspora - authors of subcontinental origin from all over the world.

Many of the major names in South Asian literature are represented there, along with a few lesser-known ones.

This is a great volume for anyone who would like to be introduced to South Asian writing; I frequently explore new writers first through short stories - let them audition for me, as it were - and let that lead me to their novels.

apr 9, 2012, 2:23am

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