A Call for Recovering the Literary
Akshaya Kumar
LITERATURE, THEORY, PEDAGOGY: CULTURAL RUMINATIONS by Anup Singh Beniwal Creative Books, 2023, 303 pp., INR 1500
September 2023, volume 47, No 9

The overdose of theory served to the students of literature in the name of engendering critical rigour in research and reading has come under serious scrutiny of late. Already, in the metropolitan academia of the West, the gatekeepers of critical taste are celebrating the return of the narrative in what they term the age of post-theory or life-after-theory.

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