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Title Away : the Indian writer as an expatriate / edited by Amitava Kumar.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2004.

Subject Indic literature (English) -- Foreign countries -- History and criticism.
East Indians -- Foreign countries -- Intellectual life.
Emigration and immigration in literature.
Expatriation in literature.
Alt Name Kumar, Amitava, 1963-
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 399 pages)
Contents PROLOGUE -- England / Nirad C. Chaudhuri -- Good advice is rarer than rubies / Salman Rushdie -- A to Z street atlas / Amitav Ghosh -- Goodbye party for Miss Pushpa T.S. / Nissim Ezekiel -- PART I -- Advertisements in Brighton 1822-38 / Dean Mahomed -- My first visit to England / Sunity Devee -- Letters and notes / Rabindranath Tagore -- In England and South Africa / M.K. Gandhi -- Letters / Sarojini Naidu -- The sum total of good I can do / Subhas Chandra Bose -- In the modern world / Jawaharlal Nehru -- Lions and shadows in the sherry party in Harold Monro's poetry bookshop / Mulk Raj Anand -- Red Indians in England / Qurratulain Hyder -- PART II -- My America / R.K. Narayan -- Changes of scenery / Dom Moraes -- Speaking in tongues / Farrukh Dhondy -- Naturalized citizen no. 984-5165 / Ved Mehta -- Some Indian uses of history on a rainy day / A, L Ramanujan -- The ceremony of farewell / V.S. Naipaul -- Eating the eggs of love / Salman Rushdie -- Two ways to belong in America / Bharati Mukherjee -- Wild women, wild men / Hanif Kureishi -- The cowpath to America / Abraham Verghese -- PART III -- Oxford / Amit Chaudhuri -- Indoor language ; Gold emporium / Meera Syal -- The first letter home / Anurag Mathur -- Vegetarian summer / Anita Desai -- When on route 80 in Ohio / Agha Shahid Ali -- Swimming lessons / Rohinton Mistry -- The Imam and I / Amitav Ghosh -- Flight / Amitava Kumar -- EPILOGUE -- There's no place like home / Pankaj Mishra.
Summary This text brings together great writing by figures from South Asia who give voice to the experience of the exile and the emigrant.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781135777401 (electronic bk.)
1135777403 (electronic bk.)
9780203724569 (e-book)
OCLC # 825768016
Additional Format Print version: Away. New York : Routledge, 2004 0415968968 (DLC) 2003019121 (OCoLC)52948886

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