Romancing the Strange: The Fiction of Kunal Basu

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Romancing the Strange: The Fiction of Kunal Basu

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This book brings together over twenty well-researched and insightful articles on the historical fiction of Kunal Basu - especially his first two novels, The Opium Clerkand The Miniaturist. The essays in this book focus on topics such as fiction and history, colonialism and post colonialism, character studies and narrative functions. This book also features the transcript of an exclusive tête-à-tête with Kunal Basu in which the novelist provides many autobiographical details about his life, creative instincts, and about the novels he has penned and intends to write. For the use and benefit of academic researchers, a special section containing media responses to Kunal Basu's novels has been included.

ISBN

978-8187538202

Publication Date

2004

Publisher

Avantgarde Press

City

Kolkata

Disciplines

English Language and Literature | Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Romancing the Strange: The Fiction of Kunal Basu

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