Series Three: Colonial Fiction, 1650-1914
Part 1: General Works and Fiction from India from the British Library, London
One of the greatest problems facing courses in colonial and post-colonial literature is the scarcity of source materials. This project seeks to remedy that problem.
Series Three, Parts 1-3 are devoted to the literature of India. Part 1 features 103 works in total:
- There are writings by Indian, Anglo-Indian and British authors dating from 1767 to 1920.
- There are general works that are important for our understanding of the historical and cultural context.
- There are rare imprints from Allahabad, Benares, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, and Poona.
- There is poetry, fiction and drama.
- Authors include Bankim Chander Chatterji, Bithia Croker, Maud Diver, Michael Madhusudana Dutt, Romesh Chunder Dutt, Toru Dutt, G A Henty, Julia Haldane, William Browne Hockley, A Madhaviah, Augusta Marryat, Venkatesaiya Nayadu, Thottakadu Ramakrishna, Kripabai Sathianandhan, Frances Sheridan, Flora Annie Steel, and Philip Meadows Taylor.