(In)fusion theory challenges efforts to see theory as inhibiting by presenting an approach that is innovative, eclectic, and subtle in order to draw out competing and constellating ideas and opinions. This collected volume of essays examines (In)fusion theory and demonstrates how the theory can be applied to the reading of various works of Indian English novelists.
Ranjan Ghosh is a Professor in the Department of English at Wroclaw University in Poland. He has published numerous articles on comparative aesthetics, critical theory, Indian English Literature, historical theory and Indian historiography.
Chapter 1 Preface Part 2 I. (In)fusion Approach: The Critical Manifesto Part 3 II. (In)fusion Approach: Theory, Contestation, Limits: 'Thinking' Text and (In)fusion Theory; Postcoloniality, Reading, and Theory; The Ethics of (In)fusion; Cyberspace: (Im)porting (In)fusion Theory; Post-colonial Horizon Part 4 III. (In)fusionizing a Few Indian English Novels: The Epigon Coming the First: Midnight's Children as the Postmodern Authentic; Taking "Experience" Seriously in Anita Desai's The Village By the Sea; "Tents blooming in the coconu Part 5 IV. Epilogue Chapter 6 Writing, Indian English Literature and (In)fusion Chapter 7 Index Chapter 8 About the Contributors Chapter 9 About the Editor