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On publication Arundhati Roy's first novel The God of Small Things (1997) rapidly became an international bestseller, winning the Booker Prize and creating a new space for Indian literature and culture within the arts, even as it courted controversy and divided critical opinion.

This guide to Roy's ground-breaking novel offers:

  • an accessible introduction to the text and contexts of The God of Small Things
  • a critical history, surveying the many interpretations of the text from publication to the present
  • a selection of new essays and reprinted critical essays by Padmini Mongia, Aijaz Ahmad, Brinda Bose, Anna Clarke, ?milienne Baneth-Nouailhetas and Alex Tickell on The God of Small Things, providing a range of perspectives on the novel and extending the coverage of key critical approaches identified in the survey section
  • cross-references between sections of the guide, in order to suggest links between texts, contexts and criticism
  • suggestions for further reading.

Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all those beginning detailed study of The God of Small Things and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Roy's text.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415358422
Author:
Tickell, Alex
Publisher:
Routledge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Roy, Arundhati
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
Routledge Guides to Literature
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
183
Dimensions:
8.54x5.78x.82 in. .79 lbs.

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