Postcolonial Literature



Postcolonial Literature


Postcolonial literature is an effort to break away from the colonized concept of literary subjugation. Explore this concept how far the Indian writers in English have been successful in this effort.

Examine colonial literature with the following concepts in mind. However, take freedom to add more concepts.

Postcolonial literature, issues and solutions, legacy of colonial government, political and cultural inheritance, the colonizer and the colonized, subjugated people and their upliftment, racialism and colonialism, Indian themes and the British, English flourished and further flourishing.


Cite examples from the works of Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Leela Gandhi, Homi K. Bhabha, Salman Rushdie, Amit Chaudhuri, Amitav Ghosh, Anita Desai, Hanif Kureishi, Rohinton Mistry, Meena Alexander, Arundhati Roy, Kiran Desai, Mahashweta Devi or any other writers who you think appropriate.

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