South asian literature in english
Library text database of South and Southeast Asian writers from Trinidad to India including Sam Selvon, Ismith Khan, Brian Castro, Michael Ondaatje, Cyril. The term "South Asian literature" refers to the literary works of writers from the Indian South Asian literature is written in English as well as the many national and regional languages of the region. For more information, see WikiGanesh. Hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries discuss topics related to literature written in English by authors either born in South Asia or who identify themselves . The Irrelevance of “Postcolonialism” to South Asian Literature. One would think such novels would attract intense interest from postcolonial critics, but in fact they have been largely ignored. They are too nuanced, too ambivalent, to be celebrated as polemics, and too clear to need much exegesis. Malayalam literature, body of writing in the Malayalam language of South India. The earliest extant literary work is Ramacharitam (late 12th or early 13th century). In the subsequent period, besides a popular pattu (song) literature, there flourished a literature of mainly erotic poetry composed in. —Contemporary South Asia. This encyclopedia is a reservoir of literary references for students, academicians, and readers who want to explore the delightful richness of South Asian English literature. —Multicultural Review.