The Perishable Empire: Essays on Indian Writing in English
Meenakshi Mukherjee
OUP, New Delhi; Pp. 212
Year of Publication: 2000; OUP Paperback: 2002; ISBN: 019 566270 9

"This insightful collection of essays provides a fresh perspective on Indian writing in English from its nineteenth-century beginnings through its development in the twentieth century. This is perhaps the first attempt to relate Indian English texts to texts in other Indian languages and see this phenomenon as part of a composite cultural mosaic." (--from the back cover)

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