By Sunita Sinha
Literary prizes shape a desirable interface among literature and society. validated in 1968, the Booker Prize has swiftly turn into some of the most prestigious and glamorous literary prizes within the English talking global. in contrast to the Nobel Prize, the Booker makes a speciality of a selected novel instead of on a specific writer. It seeks to confer literary attractiveness on novels which are winners and attend to the radical as a sort 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 historical past is unquestionable. along with V.S. Naipaul, the Indian Trinidadian, the prize has been offered to 4 Indians—Salman Rushdie in 1981, Arundhati Roy in 1997, Kiran Desai in 2006 and so much lately in 2008 to Aravind Adiga. moreover, diasporic Indian authors usually look at the shortlist that comes out a number of months ahead of the prize is absolutely provided. therefore, Indian writers have effectively created a distinct segment in their personal in English, leaving an indelible mark at the worldwide scene.
Rich in scholarship, Indian Booker Prize Winners is a difficult number of essays, which propels the sector of Indian English writing ahead and makes a speciality of the rising position of Indian English fiction in shaping the main major annual overseas award in English letters. The booklet examines the foremost severe debates which offer a concise research of the Booker profitable novels from India. a number of topics and viewpoints tell the shut readings of those seminal novels, thereby making the e-book relatively worthwhile for the academics and scholars of Indian English literature.
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Indian Booker Prize Winners: A Critical Study of Their Works (Volume I) by Sunita Sinha