By Helena Goscilo
By Jack Harrell
By Alan Bacon
By Sunita Sinha
Literary prizes shape a desirable interface among literature and society. demonstrated in 1968, the Booker Prize has swiftly develop into some of the most prestigious and glamorous literary prizes within the English talking international. not like the Nobel Prize, the Booker makes a speciality of a specific novel instead of on a specific writer. It seeks to confer literary acceptance on novels which are winners and attend to the radical as a kind and medium for brand spanking 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. in addition to V.S. Naipaul, the Indian Trinidadian, the prize has been presented to 4 Indians—Salman Rushdie in 1981, Arundhati Roy in 1997, Kiran Desai in 2006 and so much lately in 2008 to Aravind Adiga. furthermore, diasporic Indian authors frequently look at the shortlist that comes out numerous months sooner than 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 hard 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 e-book examines the most important severe debates which supply a concise research of the Booker successful novels from India. numerous topics and viewpoints tell the shut readings of those seminal novels, thereby making the ebook fairly invaluable for the academics and scholars of Indian English literature.
By James Robinson
By Mary McCartin Wearn
By Jørgen Bruhn
By Lillian Nayder
By Charlotte Ljustina
This paper explores the way Sir James Matthew Barrie's novel "Peter Pan" goals at kids to either perpetuate and push aside the parable of the mummy girl as a novel function, whereas increasing the girl-child’s energy past earthly realms.
The paper analyses the gender roles as they're provided in “Peter Pan”, the position of the mother-woman and the impact the characters of Peter and Wendy proceed to have on children.
By Barbara McManus,Judith P. Hallett,Christopher Stray
In this biography, Barbara McManus recovers the fascinating existence tale of Grace Harriet Macurdy (1866–1946), Professor of Greek at Vassar collage and the 1st girl classicist to concentration her scholarship at the lives of historical Greco-Roman girls. Fondly referred to as “the Drunken Duchess,” even though she by no means drank alcohol, Macurdy got here from a negative family members without social, financial, or academic merits. in addition, she struggled with incapacity for many years after changing into virtually absolutely deaf in her early fifties. but she grew to become an the world over identified Greek student with an extended record of courses and shut buddies as popular as Gilbert Murray and John Masefield.
Through Macurdy’s eyes and studies, McManus examines major matters and advancements from the past due 19th to the mid-twentieth century, corresponding to the hole of upper schooling to ladies, the erosion of gender and sophistication limitations within the professions, the fragile balancing act among own existence required of girls, the marginalized position of women’s schools in educational politics, and adjustments within the self-discipline and career of Classics according to the rising position of ladies and new social conditions.