Passages: 24 Modern Indian Stories

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Barbara H. Solomon, Eileen Panetta
Penguin, May 5, 2009 - Fiction - 368 pages
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24 stories from today's best indian authors

India's literary tradition has found a growing audience around the world. Many talented writers have arrived on the scene, each illuminating different parts of the Indian experience, from years of colonial rule to the unique challenges of life in the West.

This important anthology includes short stories and novel excerpts from Salman Rushdie, Kiran Desai, Rohinton Mistry, Jhumpa Lahiri, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Anita Desai, Bharati Mukherjee, R. K. Narayan, and sixteen more.

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Her Mother
Nothing Must Spoil This Visit
My Fathers Trees in Dehra
Miss Moberlys Targets
Excerpt from The Inheritance of Loss
The Forgotten Children
Field Trip
This Anju
The Assignment
A Wifes Story
A Horse and Two Goats
Good Advice Is Rarer Than Rubies
The BottomPincher

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About the author (2009)

Barbara H. Solomon is a professor of English and women’s studies at Iona College. Her academic interests include twentieth-century and contemporary American and nonwestern fiction. Among the anthologies she's edited are The Awakening and Selected Stories of Kate Chopin, Other Voices, Other Vistas, Herland and Selected Stories of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Haves and Have-Nots, and Passages.  

Eileen Panetta is an associate professor of English at Iona College. Her teaching focuses on the modern British novel and nineteenth-century American literature. With Barbara Solomon, she is the editor of Once upon a Childhood and Miss Lulu Bett and Selected Stories of Zona Gale.

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