Re-Orientalism and Indian Writing in English

  • Lisa Lau
  • Om Prakash Dwivedi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Om Prakash Dwivedi
    Pages 79-99
  3. Lisa Lau, Om Prakash Dwivedi
    Pages 123-126
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 127-131

About this book


At its most basic, re-Orientalism is defined as forms of Orientalism practiced and manifested by Orientals in representing the Orient. This book looks at the application and discourse of re-Orientalism in contemporary Indian and South Asian writing in English, particularly social realism fiction.


discourse English fiction India Indian knowledge Orient realism writing Writing in English

Authors and affiliations

  • Lisa Lau
    • 1
  • Om Prakash Dwivedi
    • 2
  1. 1.Keele UniversityUK
  2. 2.Taiz UniversityYemen

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48642-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-40156-4
  • About this book