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Representations: Children’s Literatures: India
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Indian children’s literature written in English is a comparatively new phenomenon, having its beginnings as recently as the post-independence years and decades. The audience for English children’s fiction in India is one that is used to and familiar with the work of bestselling authors of children’s books in England an…

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Kurian, Anna, “Representations: Children’s Literatures: India”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 04 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0708>
First published online: 2011

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