By Sunita Sinha
Literary prizes shape a desirable interface among literature and society. demonstrated in 1968, the Booker Prize has quickly develop into the most prestigious and glamorous literary prizes within the English conversing international. in contrast to the Nobel Prize, the Booker makes a speciality of a specific novel instead of on a selected writer. It seeks to confer literary popularity on novels which are winners and attend to the unconventional as a sort and medium for brand new voices, kinds and cultures.
The guy Booker Prize expresses a postcolonial reaction and the prominence of India in its short historical past is unquestionable. along with V.S. Naipaul, the Indian Trinidadian, the prize has been presented to 4 Indians—Salman Rushdie in 1981, Arundhati Roy in 1997, Kiran Desai in 2006 and so much lately in 2008 to Aravind Adiga. additionally, diasporic Indian authors usually seem at the shortlist that comes out numerous months prior to the prize is de facto offered. hence, Indian writers have effectively created a distinct segment in their personal in English, leaving an indelible mark at the international scene.
Rich in scholarship, Indian Booker Prize Winners is a hard number of essays, which propels the sphere of Indian English writing ahead and specializes in the rising function of Indian English fiction in shaping the main major annual foreign award in English letters. The e-book examines the major serious debates which supply a concise research of the Booker profitable novels from India. numerous matters and viewpoints tell the shut readings of those seminal novels, thereby making the ebook rather priceless for the academics and scholars of Indian English literature.
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Indian Booker Prize Winners: A Critical Study of Their Works (Volume I) by Sunita Sinha