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Crisis of Identity: Ambivalent Position of Ruth Jhabvala As a Novelist |

Saroj Bala, in Journal of Advances and Scholarly Researches in Allied Education | Multidisciplinary Academic Research


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.