TITLE

THE FIERY VOICE OF THE OPPRESSED: A POSTCOLONIAL STUDY OF MULK RAJ ANAND'S 'COOLIE' AND 'UNTOUCHABLE'

AUTHOR(S)
HOSSAIN, MOSARRAF
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Golden Research Thoughts;Jan2013, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mulk Raj Anand (1905-2004), the fiery voice of the people, incontrovertibly remains a father figure in Pan- Indian English literature -- one who has made a successful social interpretation of Mother India. He has indeed deeply felt the pulse of Indian society. Anand is distinguished as a novelist for his proletariat humanism, social realism, naturalistic approach, creative stamina and his 'mulkese' realistic language. He selects the lowest classes to represent them in his novels. He pleads for the oppressed, the have-nots, the exploited and, in a word,' the marginalized' in the society. The present article is a humble strive on the part of the researcher to focus on the post colonial aspects of the writings of Anand in the light of his two epoch-making novels -- 'Coolie' (1936) and 'Untouchable' (1935).
ACCESSION #
91253313

 

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