What Would You Have Indian Fiction in English by Women Do?
Baran Farooqi
JASMINE ON A STRING: A SURVEY OF WOMEN WRITING ENGLISH FICTION IN INDIA by Margaret Paul Joseph Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2015, 199 pp., 695
May 2015, volume 39, No 5

Indian fiction in English by women, vi¬sualized as Jasmine on a String by Mar¬garet Paul Joseph includes writing not just by women who may or may not have lived in India but also those who may not be Indian by birth too. However, their work should be deeply engaged with India. The category of fiction defined in the title of the book has been studied with great care and an air of scholarly concern pervades it.

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