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The new Anthem  -  The Subcontinent in its own words
The new Anthem - The Subcontinent in its own words

The new Anthem - The Subcontinent in its own words

by Ahmede Hussain

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Product ID:28959

Language

English

Publisher

Westland Books

ISBN

9789380032450 - Year: 2009 - Pages: 348

Binding

Paperback

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Author: Ahmede Hussain
Eminent Contributors/
Translator(s)/ Editors(s): Ahmede Hussain
Publisher: Westland Books
Year: 2009
Language: English
Pages: 348
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9789380032450

Description

South Asia first found its English voice in literature and in song in the nineteenth century. It changed and morphed over two hundred years so that it now boasts of as many registers as there are languages and dialects within its geographical frontiers.

From Mohsin Hamid, Kamila Shamsie and Raj Kamal Jha to Amit Chaudhuri, Altaf Tyrewala, Padma Vishwanathan and Tabish Khair, this book anthologises 23 major writers of fiction who, with their original narrative styles, have reinterpreted the region s turbulent history at both personal and national levels.

The New Anthem confirms that many of the most brilliant storytellers of world literature were born in the Indian subcontinent. Ahmede Hussain weaves the anthology together to make it a testimony to the brilliance of south Asian fiction.

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