- The Brown Critique
sguardo dell'altro: Le letterature postcoloniali
"The Gaze of the Other: Postcolonial Literature" by Silvia Albertazzi
Khusro - 13th century sufi poet from Delhi.
Bengali Literature - Contains information on many of the great personalities in the history of the Bengali literature. Also Bengali poems and their English translations.
Books for Indians and by Indians - Various titles by Indian authors for sale.
Canadian Tamil Literature - Presents translations of Tamil literature.
Chaarana - Site devoted to Kannada literature, with short stories in English translation.
Chaitime Literature - A website where you can join a bookclub, chat on Indian literature and get information on Indian writers.
Chandra's Bookpage - Reviews and summaries - in English and often in German - of books, both classical and modern (under the subsections: Kannada literature and Indian fiction in English), from the Indian subcontinent.
Dalit Literature and Criticism - Bibliography.
Forum Hub - Discussion pages on Tamil literature.
Gitanjali - Complete text in English of Rabindranath Tagore's Gitanjali.
G.N. Reddy's Home Page - Translations of Gitanjali, Bhagavadgeeta, Kamasutra, Shakuntala and Meghadutam.
A History of Dalit Literature - Article by Gail Omvedt.
Indian Literature in English - Introduction and brief biographies of Indian writers in English.
Indian Poetry Club - Discussion at Yahoo.
Kaavyaalaya: The House of Hindi Poetry - Fonts must be downloaded to view the poems.
Kannada Saahitya PuTa - Extensive resource of literature in Kannada.
Kannadasaahithya.com - Discussion of Kannada literature. Kannada and English sections.
Kashmiri Writers, Scholars and Poets - A selection of writings from ancient and contemporary Kashmiri writers.
Kerala Journal - Literature from Kerala, including information on Malayalam books and authors.
Kovilan - Some of the works of Kovilan (Kandanisseri Vattomparambil Velappan Ayyappan), written in Malayalam are available here in translation.
Marathi Kavita : Index Page - A selection of Marathi poems in the original.
Monsoon Magazine - Monsoon Magazine is an on-line journal of South Asian literature and culture.
Narmad - Information on a one-man show about the Gujarati writer.
Pandita Kotha Satyanarayana Chowdary - 20th century Telugu writer from Andhra Pradesh.
Parabaas - Website for Bengali literature. Books in Bengali can be ordered here.
Raju Mukhavura - A pilgrim - A collage of modern Malayalam literature - a novel, poems and stories.
The Reviewer - An ezine for Indian literature, deliverable by email.
Riffat Murtaza - The author's own short stories in Urdu and English, with texts and links to other works in Urdu and other languages.
Sanskrit literature - Indian literature, Sanskrit literature, classics, authors, titles and etexts.
Sasialit: Literature Of South Asia And The Indian Diaspora - Discussions of contemporary literature of south Asia, including works by authors of south Asian origin throughout the world.
SAWNET: Books by and about South Asian Women - Information about women writers and reviews of their books.
Seshendra: Visionary Poet of the Millennium - Seshendra is a trendsetter both in poetry and criticism, occupies a place of crucial importance in the development and evolution of Modern Indian literature. His books have been translated into English/Hindi/Urdu/Bengali/kannada and Greek
Sonar Tari - The Boat of Gold - A compilation of Bengali poetry, with translations and transliterations. Aims to develop a better understanding and appreciation of Bengali poetry through translations. Transliterations are also provided.
Sulekha - Another web magazine for the Indian subcontinent. Reviews of Indian books is one of the features.
Telugu Kavulu - List of famous Telugu people, writers, poets and freedom fighters.
Valmiki Ramayanam - Translation in English of valmiki's Ramayana. Bala kanda and Ayodhya kanda are available so far. Also has a section of Indology with summaries of Isa nd Kena Upanishads, and description of the symbolism associated with Nataraja.
Webring for Indian Literature - Home of websites related to Indian fiction, poetry and drama.
Upamanyu Chatterjee An officer in the Indian Administrative Service, now in Bombay, Upamanyu Chatterjee admits to drawing upon his own experiences for his first book, English August.
Anita Desai Anita Desai has been shortlisted for the Booker prize twice; first for the book Clear Light of Day in 1980 and again in 1984 for In Custody.
Rushdie Although Salman Rushdie lives in an unknown
location in England, he is the primary chronicler of Bombay in the English
language. controversial book The
Satanic Verses. His most recent work The Moor's Last
Sigh was informally banned in Bombay.
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