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Documents, Contemporary Indian Literature Project

Documents

Published

1. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH edited by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, After Midnight The Novel in the 1980s and 1990s, JON MEE

2. Desperately seeking writers, Intro: Publishers proliferate, but where are the authors? by Kushal Gulab. Source: The Hindustan Times

3. Indian English Literature,1980-2000: A Critical Survey by M.K.Naik and Shyamala A. Narayan

 

Unpublished

Interviews

1. Brief extract of an extesive interview of Antara Dev Sen, one of the founding the editors of THE LITTLE MAGAZINE, New Delhi. The interview was conducted by our researchers Arunima Paul and Shvetal Vyas. 25 November 2006

2. Extracts from the interview with Mrs. V. Karthika (VK), (now former) Managing Editor, Penguin India, Nov. 2006, New Delhi, conducted by Dr. Tapan Basu, Vaibhav Iype Parel, Akhil Katyal

3. Excerpts of an Interview with Ravi Singh, Publisher and Managing Editor, Penguin Books, India.

 

Responses to Questionnaire

1. Excerpts from Questionnaire from the proprieter of Fact and Fiction bookstore in Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. 11 November,2006

2. Excerpts from Questionnaire from Deepthi Talwar, Senior Editor in the prominent publishing house, Rupa and Co. 1 December 2006

 

Seminar papers

1. Paper Understanding the Demand Drivers of Books in India, R. Sriram. Cofounder, former CEO & MD Crossword Bookstores Ltd. Paper presented at the workshop on Contemporary Indian Writing In English And The Indian Market, March 8 March 2007, lamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

2. Marketing and Promotion of Indian Writing in English, Presentation by Shvetal Vyas at the Delhi 2006 workshop

3. The Book - Review Section of The Little Magazine, second presentation by Shvetal Vyas at the Delhi 2006 workshop

4. Sighting Markets, Moulding Readerships: A Study of The Little Magazine as a Distinctive Publishing Initiativepresentation made by researcher Arunima Paul at the Delhi 2006 workshop

5. Packaging the 'Literary': Promotional Ventures for Contemporary Indian Writing in English
by Arunima Paul at the Delhi 2006 workshop

6. The Market and the Review: Analyzing ‘The Book Review’ by Akhil Katyal at the Delhi 2006 workshop

7. Analysing the market through The Hindu Literary Review by Vaibhav Iype Parel, presented at 2006 Delhi workshop

8. Analysing the market through Biblio by Shivani Mutneja, presented at the 2006 Delhi workshop

9. An Overview of the Indian Publishing & Bookselling Industry, Rob Francis, Publishing Consultant, presented at the 2007 London workshp

10. Contemporary Indian Writing in English: Is there a market in India for this text?, Tapan Basu, presented at the 2007 London workshop

11. The Market and the Reader: Five moments in the Indian Publishing Industry, Vaibhav Iype Parel, presented at the 2007 London workshop

12. Analysing The Book Review, Biblio, and The Hindu Literary Review: The Impact of Review Publications on the Indian Market, Akhil Katyal, presented at the 2007 London workshopl

13. Looking at the Indian Market through the literary magazines: observations on The Little Magazine, Civil Lines and Yatra, Shivani Mutneja, presented at the 2007 London workshop

14. Buying and Selling Contemporary Indian Writing in English: The Booksellers' Sense of the Market, Arunima Paul, presented at the 2007 London workshop

15. Negotiating Growth: An Analysis of Publishing Firms with Reference to Indian Writing in English, Shvetal Vyas, presented at the 2007 London workshop