Articulating Nebulous Questions
Shonaleeka Kaul
REVISITING LITERATURE, CRITICISM AND AESTHETICS IN INDIA by Avadhesh Kumar Singh D.K. Printworld, New Delhi, 2014, 608 pp., 1400
April 2014, volume 38, No 4

Revisiting Literature, Criticism and Aesthet- ics in India is an ambitious and valiant attempt at doing and being several different things. It brings together sixteen of the veteran author’s essays on themes like ‘Word and Beyond: Questions of Meaning and Interpretation’, ‘Theory of Creative Process in Narratives about the Ramayana and the Mahabharata’, ‘In their own Words and Worlds: Women Saint Poets and their Poetry’, ‘Theorizing/Narrating Resistance and Colonization in India,’ ‘Ornament or Blessing or Both: The Other in Colonial Paradigms with Reference to India’, and ‘Postmodernism in India’.

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