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Psychology Press, 2002 - Social Science - 279 pages
Returning frequently to the theme of memory, Kumar (English, Penn State U.) draws on his own experience as an immigrant from India to the US in this collection of essays, poems, interviews, and literary criticism on an array of Indian writers, some western writers on India, and all manner of everyday realities. The three cities of the title refer to the main centers of the Indian diaspora. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
 

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When Salman Rushdie said in the early 1980s that Indian writers were "in a position to conquer English Literature," he was being slightly exuberant but also a bit prophetic. Today, the parade of ... Read full review

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Amitava Kumar is Associate Professor of English at Penn State and the author of Passport Photos. His poetry and non-fiction have appeared in The Nation, Harper's, and the New Statesman, among others. He is the winner of the Asian Age Award for short fiction.He aslo wrote the script and narrated the prize-wining documentary film Pure Chutney.

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