Engl 277b
Spring '00

Contexts

 

This page will link you to documents providing background information relevant to the texts we will be reading this semester. These documents will be generated mostly by students, and occasionally by the professor, as the semester proceeds.

1. The question of reading (1/21/00)

2. Rokeya Sakhawat Hosain (1/21/00)

3. Gender and Religion in Kerala (1/24/00)

4. Anita Desai: A Biographical Note (2/14/00)

5. Partition of India (2/23/00)

6. Arranged Marriage and Holi (3/23/00)

7. Draupadi in the Mahabaratha (3/27/00)

8. Arundhati Roy (4/3/00)

9. Labor activism in Kerala (4/5/00)

10. Some Greek Myths rewritten by Namjoshi (4/10/00)

11. Some Fairy Tales rewritten by Namjoshi (4/12/00)

12. South Asian Immigration to the U.S. (4/18/00)

13. Some Regional languages of India (4/24/00)

14. Magic Realism (4/24/00)