South Asian 122: The Novel in India

Category: South Asian
Course #: 33056
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

MWF 11-12

223 Dwinelle

Lecture and discussion on the novel as it arose on the Indian subcontinent during the 19th and 20th centuries, using English translations and original works in English. Critical discussion of the novel as a modern genre adapted to local conditions and coexisting with older traditions of writing. Examines the novel as a window on Indian modernities. Interpretation of Indian society, culture, and history through literature.