ISBN 9789069801124,Giriraj Kisor's Yatraem: A Hindu novel analysed

Giriraj Kisor's Yatraem: A Hindu novel analysed



Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 1997

ISBN 9789069801124

ISBN-10 9069801124

Hard Back

Number of Pages 368 Pages
Language (English)


The book under review is one of the few that have undertaken to analyze a Hindi novel. For some reason, in-depth analyses of novels written in Hindi have attracted neither Western nor Indian scholars. Among Indologists there is a long tradition of presenting critical editions of older literary texts, but when it comes to modern literature and modern theories of literature, the lack of a similar effort is almost total. Nevertheless, Theo Damsteegt undertakes the difficult and pioneering task of applying a particular method of analysis to a Hindi novel. That which he uses is the method of narratology as outlined by Mieke Bal, Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan, and Franz K. ...