RURAL NARRATIVES: FUSION OF CONVENTION AND REVOLUTION

Ruchi Goyal
2016 An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations May   unpublished
As we all know that village is at the center of Indian realm. It is being talked about in every field be it politics, literature, philosophy, or history. In Indian English fiction it is the most popularly discussed theme which is barely impossible to ignore or forget. It has influenced every aspect of Indian English Fiction. Literature and rural narrative is still left untold at certain ends and so I would like to make a modest attempt in re-inventing the rural narratives in the light of Indian
more » ... English Literature. The present paper is an attempt to analyze the village writings of almost all known figures in the realm of Indian fiction in English. The entire Indian English writings can be divided into two parts as far as its development is concerned: Pre and Post-Independence period. The foremost writings which have been critically and analytically discussed in this paper belong to the post-independence period which has been a period of astonishing fertility in the creation of rural literature. "India or the Republic of India is located in South Asia. It ranks seventh as far as area is concerned and is the second most populous nation, after China. The country's economy is dominated by agrarian activity .Village life in India is as interesting as its current prominence among leading economies of the world."-Gaynor Borade India is the largest democracy in the world. It is often said that India is a nation of villages. Village is the soul of India, without which it can't survive. While the urban population has dramatically increased over the last couple of decades, the rural economy and life is central to India's existence and identity. Village or village society did not spring up all of a sudden, but they developed slowly as a result of adjustment with environment. In the world the people of different parts lead different types of lives. Their native place has direct impact of their ways of
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