Language, Style and Variation in Contemporary Indian English Literary Texts (Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature) (Paperback)

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Language, Style and Variation in Contemporary Indian English Literary Texts (Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature) (Paperback)

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This volume examines the linguistic and stylistic forms of new Indian English fiction to explore the power of language to construct meaning, express identity and convey ideology and benefits from an interdisciplinary methodology to read contemporary Indian authors like Jeet Thayil, Deepa Anappara, Avni Doshi, Tabish Khair and Megha Majumdar

Esterino Adami is an Associate Professor of English language and translation at the University of Turin, Department of Humanities, Italy. His main research areas include critical stylistics, postcolonial writing, and sociolinguistics. He has published articles and book chapters on lexical aspects of Indian English, naming and ideology in the postcolonial Indian world, metaphors for languages, the narrative rendition of specialised discourse (botany, food, the railways), and the semiotics of comics. He has authored Railway Discourse: Linguistic and Stylistic Representations of the Train in the Anglophone World (2018) and co-edited Other Worlds and the Narrative Construction of Otherness (2017, with F. Bellino and A. Mengozzi) and Within and Across: Language and Construction of Shifting Identities in Post-Colonial Contexts (2012, with A. Martelli).
Product Details ISBN: 9781032329956
ISBN-10: 1032329955
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 27th, 2024
Pages: 140
Language: English
Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature