Vibrant Hues

Price: 150.00 INR

ISBN:

9780190121358

Publication date:

28/06/2019

Paperback

128 pages

Price: 150.00 INR

ISBN:

9780190121358

Publication date:

28/06/2019

Paperback

128 pages

First Edition

Mridul Bordoloi & Pratik Chowdhury

Vibrant Hues provides a fascinating insight into the worldviews of eminent political thinkers, cultural theorists and literary exponents of the West and the East. It was prepared for students opting for Alternative English in the AECC course, First Semester Undergraduate CBCS, Dibrugarh University.

Rights:  World Rights

First Edition

Mridul Bordoloi & Pratik Chowdhury

Description

The book is divided into two sections - non-fiction and fiction. The first section intends to acquaint learners with the personal, political and philosophical insights of eminent personalities like M.K. Gandhi, B.R. Ambedkar, G.B. Shaw, M.C. Jeffreys and G.L. Dickinson as expressed in their memorable prose extracts. The second section comprises a curated list of classic and contemporary short stories by great practitioners of the craft like Leo Tolstoy, R.K. Narayan, 0. Henry, S.H. Manto and Temsula Ao. The objective of the book is to sensitise learners to diverse worldviews as presented through non-fiction (prose) and fiction (short stories).

Each chapter includes additional information about the background of the author and the theme of the text, as well as extensive annotations, glossary of important terms and comprehension and critical analysis questions, to bolster the learner's understanding and interpretative skills. The editors have taken special care to ensure that Indian writing in English from different regions is well represented.

First Edition

Mridul Bordoloi & Pratik Chowdhury

Table of contents

Section One
1. The Doctrine of the Sword
M.K. Gandhi
2. Prospects of Democracy in India
B.R. Ambedkar
3. Spoken English and Broken English
G.B. Shaw
4. Mass Culture
M.V.C. Jeffreys
5. The Greek View of Life
G.L. Dickinson
Section Two
6. How Much Land Does a Man Need?
Leo Tolstoy
7. An Astrologer’s Day
R.K. Narayan
8. An Unfinished Story
William Sydney Porter
9. The Dog of Tithwal
Saadat Hasan Manto
10. Soaba
Temsula Ao

First Edition

Mridul Bordoloi & Pratik Chowdhury

First Edition

Mridul Bordoloi & Pratik Chowdhury

First Edition

Mridul Bordoloi & Pratik Chowdhury

Description

The book is divided into two sections - non-fiction and fiction. The first section intends to acquaint learners with the personal, political and philosophical insights of eminent personalities like M.K. Gandhi, B.R. Ambedkar, G.B. Shaw, M.C. Jeffreys and G.L. Dickinson as expressed in their memorable prose extracts. The second section comprises a curated list of classic and contemporary short stories by great practitioners of the craft like Leo Tolstoy, R.K. Narayan, 0. Henry, S.H. Manto and Temsula Ao. The objective of the book is to sensitise learners to diverse worldviews as presented through non-fiction (prose) and fiction (short stories).

Each chapter includes additional information about the background of the author and the theme of the text, as well as extensive annotations, glossary of important terms and comprehension and critical analysis questions, to bolster the learner's understanding and interpretative skills. The editors have taken special care to ensure that Indian writing in English from different regions is well represented.

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Table of contents

Section One
1. The Doctrine of the Sword
M.K. Gandhi
2. Prospects of Democracy in India
B.R. Ambedkar
3. Spoken English and Broken English
G.B. Shaw
4. Mass Culture
M.V.C. Jeffreys
5. The Greek View of Life
G.L. Dickinson
Section Two
6. How Much Land Does a Man Need?
Leo Tolstoy
7. An Astrologer’s Day
R.K. Narayan
8. An Unfinished Story
William Sydney Porter
9. The Dog of Tithwal
Saadat Hasan Manto
10. Soaba
Temsula Ao

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