Name Me a Word : Indian Writers Reflect on Writing, Paperback / softback Book

Name Me a Word : Indian Writers Reflect on Writing Paperback / softback

Edited by Meena Alexander


A wide-ranging anthology of twentieth-century and contemporary writing from India and the Indian diaspora, curated by a distinguished scholar and poet Internationally renowned scholar, poet, and essayist Meena Alexander brings together leading twentieth- and twenty-first-century voices from India and the diaspora in this anthology.

Contributors include English-language luminaries such as R.

K. Narayan, Salman Rushdie, and Arundhati Roy and powerful writers in Indian languages such as U.

R. Ananthamurthy, Mahasweta Devi, and Lalithambika Antherjanam.

This book will make a thoughtful gift for poetry and fiction enthusiasts and fans of Indian literature, as well as an ideal volume for academics introducing writers from the subcontinent.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 440 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Anthologies (non-poetry)
  • ISBN: 9780300222586



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