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Rajeswari Sunder Rajan
STUDIES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF WILLIAM MULDER by Jagdish Chander and Narinder S. Pradhan Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 1977, 242 pp., 50.00
May-June 1977, volume 2, No 3

This collection of essays by Indian academics on American literature ranges in quality from the solitary brilliance of V.Y. Kantak’s essay on Faulkner’s Tech­nique, through the competent and inter­esting (Neila Seshadri’s Leslie A. Fiedler: Critic as Mythographer, Isaac Sequeira’s Essay on Sylvia Plath), to the (alas!) majority that is mediocre, or, at best, stolid and painstaking.

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