ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Post-Independence Indian English Literature- Towards a New Literary History

Indian English literature is a contest over the nature, identity and ultimately distiny of modern India. Of late, the realistic, modernistic, pessimistic mode of the first three decades of post-independence writing is giving way to a non-representational experimental self conscious and optimistic literature. But the real challenge the writers of today face is the enforced homogenisation and standardisation of culture due to globalisation and the new, easy and superficial internationalism which tempts Indian English writers to market themselves abroad.

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