Santosh K. Sareen and G.J.V. Prasad (eds): Southerly, Vol. 70, No.3

Mridula Nath Chakraborty

Mridula Nath Chakraborty

Mridula Chakrabortyis Deputy Director of the Monash Asia Institute at Monash University. She is the editor of

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Indian showbag

Mridula Nath Chakraborty

 

Southerly, Vol. 70, No. 3 India India
edited by Santosh K. Sareen and G.J.V. Prasad
Brandl & Schlesinger, $29.95 pb, 282 pp, 9781921556159

 

Special issues are difficult and delicate, given the burden of representation. Editor David Brooks confesses to providing only a glimpse of the rich field that might constitute Indian–Australian literary relations. He offers ‘that very Australian thing – a showbag, a sampler, full of enticements to explore further’. Given the slow but steady realisation in Australia that India should be a focus of attention for its scholars and students, this is a timely attempt.

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Published in November 2011 no. 336

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