A Sketch of Anglo-Indian Literature: The Le Bas Prize Essay for 1907, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

A Sketch of Anglo-Indian Literature

The Le Bas Prize Essay for 1907, 1st Edition

By Edward Farley Oaten


216 pages

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First published in 1908, Farley pioneering essay on the subject of Anglo Indian literature, by this point had never been attempted to be explored in such detail at the time of winning the coveted Cambridge University Le Bas Prize Essay, 1907. Focusing on prominent Anglo English writers , such as Rudyard Kipling , Farley Oaten and examining the plethora of their work in the context of the British Raj.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Beginnings: Jones and Leyden. 3. The Lesser Poets. 4. Sir Edwin Arnold. 5. Humorous and Satiric Verse. 6. Humorous and Satiric Essayists. 7. Anglo – Indian Fiction. 8. Rudyard Kipling as an Anglo-Indian Man of Letters : Conclusion. 9. Appendix : A List of Anglo Indian Works. 10. Index.

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