Representation of History in the Novels of Kunal Basu


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This dissertation aims to locate certain epistemological issues within the theoretical

field of the representation of history and use them to examine the transaction between history

and fiction in the novels of Kunal Basu. The idea of the ‘novel’ as a vehicle for interrogating

historical truth claims is integral to this discourse. The tendentious aspects of Basu’s novels,

the discursive turns in his writing, and the subversive approach towards the grand narrative of

history underline his deep engagement with the issues of marginalisation and representation.

This dissertation will try to examine all these aspects of Basu’s novel vis-à-vis the politics of


ISBN: 9789706314444
Publisher: Rj Publishers
Pub Date: 12/2022
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.79lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.55d

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Weight 0.79 lbs
Dimensions 9.00 × 6.00 × 0.55 in