Indian life and problems in the novels of Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Rao, and R.K. Narayan

by G. N. Agnihotri

Publisher: Shalabh Prakashan in Meerut

Written in English
Published: Pages: 172 Downloads: 916
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  • India

Subjects:

  • Anand, Mulk Raj, 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Raja Rao -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Narayan, R. K., 1906- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Indic fiction (English) -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Social problems in literature.,
  • India -- In literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [164]-172).

Statementby G.N. Agnihotri.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9492.5 .A35 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. ;
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1057270M
LC Control Number93901655

1. Agnihotri G. N.: “Indian Life and Problems in the Novels of Mulk Raj Anand, Raja Rao and R. K. Narayan” Shailabh Publishing House, Meerut (India) pp. 2. Iyenger K. R. Srinivas, “Indian Writing In English” Calcutta, Asia Publishing House, p. 3. anywhere near Mulk Raj Anand in providing a social and political portrait of India from the time of the Delhi durbar of to the demise of the Indian princess following Indian Independence in Along with R. K. Narayan and Raja Rao, Anand is credited with establishing the basic forms and. The Indian novelist Mulk Raj Anand passed away at the grand old age of 98 last September. He was arguably the greatest exponent of Indian writing in English, whose literary output was infused with a political commitment that conveyed the lives of India’s poor in a realistic and sympathetic manner. The general effect is panoramic, good and evil being thrown together as in actual life. The most Significant event in the history of Indian English fiction in the 's was the appearance on the scene of its major trio: Mulk Raj Anand, n and Raja Rao. The dealt with the Indian social issues, in .

No other twentieth-century novelist besides William Faulkner has so well succeeded in creating through a succession of novels an imagined community that microcosmically reflects the physical, intellectual, and spiritual qualities of a whole culture as has R.K. Narayan in . was the appearance on the scene, of it’s major trio. Mulk Raj Anand, R. K. Narayan and Raja Rao. Whose first novels were published in , & R. K. Narayan writing we saw the picture of Indian middle class society and their problem's, Narayan is able to transform a particular limited region into a microcosm of Indian and Indian Life. He writes about issues in day to day life in the middle class Indian household, but his intention is not didactic like his contemporaries Mulk Raj Anand or Raja Rao. Narayan’s stories, deal with themes of common life and simple people. R. K. Narayan (Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami,, ) belongs to the age of Indian Freedom Struggle of 20th three bright stars, luminaries of Indian English literature, Mulk Raj Anand, R. K. Narayan and Raja Rao started writing their fiction, largely in .

Rao uses his novels to spread the Gandhian message and as propaganda against social evils. Mulk Raj Anand (), n () and Raja Rao () became the trinity of Indian writing in English. Speaking of The Big Three, Walsh said: “It is these three writers who defined the area in which the Indian novel was to operate. Narayan’s vision is characterized by a unique Indian sensibility: Narayan is a writer with a full commitment to certain spiritual and religious ideas with which Indians are normally familiar and he has been able to penetrate into the core of Indian life without being hampered by problems of regionalism, religion, caste and class with which an. No doubt, Indian English has attained its maturity in the hands of Raja Rao, Mulk Raj Anand, and R. K. Narayan, with the international writing circles begin to take notice of Indian writing in r, in spite of English being one of the official language of India, a link – language, as well as the language of higher education, it has often been doubted whether Indians can actually Author: Ardhendu De.

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