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Panorama: Selected Essays and Short Stories
Nandita Singh and Ajay Kumar Shukla (ed)
Price
80.00
ISBN
9788125052555
Language
English
Pages
127
Format
Paperback
Dimensions
140 x 216 mm
Year of Publishing
2014
Territorial Rights
World
Imprint
Orient BlackSwan

Panorama is a textbook meant for the first year undergraduate students of DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur. The book acquaints the students with essays and short stories as literary forms, across different ages and countries. Biographical details of the writers, the literary characteristics of their essays/short stories, explanatory notes and critical analysis of essays/short stories are aspects which add value to the book and make it user-friendly.

Nandita Singh teaches at the Department of English, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur. She has been teaching there for more than twenty-five years. Her area of interest is contemporary American Fiction. Her book on Philip Roth is cited in the bibliography of the Philip Roth Society. She has published papers on Indian American women writers and supervised research on African American women writers.

Ajay Kumar Shukla is Associate Professor, Department of English, DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur. He has been teaching there for more than fifteen years. He has several publications to his credit and has presented many scholarly papers in various national and international seminars/conferences. His writings include Richard Wright and Langston Hughes: A Critical Study (2009), Literature and History: Exchanges and Interactions (2013). He has also edited An Anthology of English Essays (2003) and English Poetry down the Ages: An Anthology (2009). His areas of specialisation are African- American Literature and Indian English Literature. At present he is the programme coordinator of National Service Scheme (NSS).

Preface

Introduction

1. Forms of Prose

2. Of Studies
Francis Bacon

3. Sunday in the Country
Joseph Addison

4. National Prejudices
Oliver Goldsmith

5. Dream Children: A Reverie
Charles Lamb

6. El Dorado
Robert Louis Stevenson

7. On Not Being a Philosopher
Robert Lynd

8. Selected Snobberies
Aldous Huxley

9. Chicago Speech
Response to Welcome
Swami Vivekananda

10. The Last Leaf
O. Henry

11. The Garden Party
Katherine Mansfield

12. No Room for a Leopard
Anita Desai

13. Engine Trouble
R.K. Narayan

14. The Open Window

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