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Indian essays in American literature, papers in honour of Robert E. Spiller / Edited by Sujit Mukherjee & D. V. K. Raghavacharyulu.

Author/Creator:
Mukherjee, Sujit.
Publication:
Bombay, Popular Prakashan, [1969].
Format/Description:
Book
xix, [3], 340, [2] p., [2] leaves of plates port., facsim. 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896-1988.
American literature -- History and criticism.
Place of Publication:
India Mumbai.
Contents:
I. A View of the Horizon. American literature: partly an Indian view / Sisirkumar Ghose; The search of literary identity / D.V.K. Raghavacharyulu
II. The Landscape of Authors. Edward Taylor: a note on the American literary tradition / M.G. Krishnamurthi; Thoreau's literary art and his philosophy / K.R. Chandrasekharan; One appraoch to O'Neill / P.S. Sastri; The characters in Eliot's plays / M.K. Naik; Wright Morris and the territory ahead / Nalini V. Shetty; The moral vision of Arthur Miller / Darshan Singh Maini
III. The Context of Texts. The question of form in Thoreau's A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers / V.K. Chari; Mr. Higginbotham's "catastrophe": an unusual Hawthorne story / R.N. Mehta; Pasteboard masks: a study of symbolism in Melville's Pierre / R.K. Gupta; Whitman's twenty-eight bathers: a guessing game / O.K. Nambiar; The idea of refinement in James' Roderick Hudson / N. Krishna Rao; The Albany cousin and two heroines of Henry James / O.P. Sharma; Isabel Archer and Huck Finn: two responses to the fruit of knowledge / Raj K. Kohli; Out of season for Nirvana: Henry Adams and Buddhism / Eusebio L. Rodrigues; Understanding Four quartets / K.R. Srinivasa Iyengar; The pilgrim and the picaro: Faulkner's The bear and The Reivers / V.R.N. Prasad; MacLeish's J.B.: a tragedy of affirmation / N.S. Subramanyam
IV. The Unfolding Cycle. Art and artifice in American poetry / V.Y. Kantak; Notes on the importance of Jewish-American literature / Naresh Guha; The human image in modern American drama / T.R. Dutta; New criticism: an assessment / C.D. Narasimhaiah; The Chicago critics: an introduction / S. Nagarajan; Cycles and dimensions: the progress of American literary history / Sujit Mukherjee.
Notes:
At head of title: American Studies Research Centre.
"First published January 1969/Magha 1890".
"This volume is both a tribute to an American scholar from his Indian colleagues, as well as a testimonyto the advanced study of American Literature now being conducted in this country."--Dustjacket.
List of Robert E. Spiller's works: p. xiv-xvi.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Culture Class Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Culture Class Collection copy inscribed: "For the Library of The University of Pennsylvania where the two editors took their Ph.D degrees and where much of the work on these essays was done. Richard E. Spiller, July 1, 1969"
Culture Class Collection copy has [2] slips (8 x 13 cm.) containing typewritten information about this book laid in.
Penn Provenance:
University of Pennsylvania. Library (inscription) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896-1988 (autograph) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1969
Contributor:
Spiller, Robert Ernest, 1896-1988.
Raghavacharyulu, D. V. K. (Dhupaty V. K.) joint author.
American Studies Research Centre (Hyderabad, India)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
74710