This collection of essays is focused on critical analyses of Indian writing in English in various genres of the modern to postmodern period. Main sections examine the critical reception of Indian writing in German media and the place of Indian literature in German schools; gender issues in prose and poetry by Indian women writers; the work of major authors like Salman Rushdie and Amitav Ghosh. The concluding section gives a survey of work on Indian writing that has greatly increased in the German academy. A bibliography of German criticism on Indian Writing concludes the book.
B.P. Lange ist Gastprofessor am Institut für Englische Philologie an der Universität Wroclaw (Polen). Seine Lehrgebiete erstrecken sich auf englische und postkoloniale Literaturen.