Amitav Ghosh: The Shadow Lines: A Critical Companion
Edited by Murari Prasad

This collection of thirteen essays by scholars from across the globe examines The Shadow Lines, Amitav Ghosh’s fascinating, and arguably his finest, novel from disparate points of view. Ghosh’s engaging perspective on the postcolonial South Asia as well as his innovative narrative craft has been analysed by these perceptive readers from the lens of latest critical theories. With a crisp overview of Ghosh’s concerns in the Introduction and a comprehensive bibliography (including a “webliography”), this anthology offers fresh insights into Ghosh’s novel.

Murari Prasad was until recently an associate professor of English in the Faculty of Arts in Sana’a University, Yemen. He is currently teaching in D.S. College, Katihar (Bihar). He has edited critical anthologies on Arundhati Roy (2006) and Vikram Seth’s A Suitable Boy (2005).

Fakrul Alam, Ian Almond, Nivedita Bagchi, Shameem Black, Brinda Bose, Claire Chambers, Sharmani Patricia Gabriel, Maria Elena Martos Hueso, Tuomas Huttunen, Akhil Katyal, Nyla Ali Khan, Shivani Mutneja, Vaibhav I Parel, Aruima Paul, Murari Prasad, Anjali Roy, Krishna Sen.
ISBN 81-85753-89-X            2008           236 pp           Rs. 750 (hb)