Crisis of Identity: Ambivalent Position of Ruth Jhabvala As a Novelist |
Before we begin our study in R.P. Jhabvala’sfiction, let us differentiate between two literary terms, often referred to asAnglo-Indian and Indo-Anglian literature. Anglo Indian literature comprises thesolid mass of writing, exemplifying the colonial discourse from the British pointof view. According to E F Oaten(“Anglo-Indian Literature”, The Cambridge History of English LiteratureVol. XIV Part III, Cambridge University Press, 1967. p. 331.