Indian Booker Prize Winners: A Critical Study of Their Works by Sunita Sinha

By Sunita Sinha

Literary prizes shape a desirable interface among literature and society. tested in 1968, the Booker Prize has speedily develop into some of the most prestigious and glamorous literary prizes within the English conversing international. in contrast to the Nobel Prize, the Booker specializes in a specific novel instead of on a specific writer. It seeks to confer literary reputation on novels which are winners and attend to the radical as a kind and medium for brand new voices, kinds and cultures.

The guy Booker Prize expresses a postcolonial reaction and the prominence of India in its short background is unquestionable. in addition to V.S. Naipaul, the Indian Trinidadian, the prize has been provided to 4 Indians—Salman Rushdie in 1981, Arundhati Roy in 1997, Kiran Desai in 2006 and so much lately in 2008 to Aravind Adiga. furthermore, diasporic Indian authors on a regular basis seem at the shortlist that comes out a number of months earlier than the prize is admittedly presented. hence, Indian writers have effectively created a distinct segment in their personal in English, leaving an indelible mark at the international scene.

Rich in scholarship, Indian Booker Prize Winners is a hard selection of essays, which propels the sector of Indian English writing ahead and specializes in the rising function of Indian English fiction in shaping the main major annual foreign award in English letters. The booklet examines the major serious debates which offer a concise research of the Booker profitable novels from India. various matters and viewpoints tell the shut readings of those seminal novels, thereby making the e-book relatively necessary for the lecturers and scholars of Indian English literature.

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