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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 The Mandala of the Return : Narration and Identity in Christopher Cyrill's The Ganges and Its Tributaries
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The authors argue that 'In his construct of the world, the narrator of Ganges and its Tributaries employs three interrelated components: 1) the concept of the Trinity, 2) the concept of the mandala, and 3) the metaphor of the river Ganges' (425).

Notes

  • Includes reference to the influence of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness on Cyrill's novel.

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    y separately published work icon Austral-Asian Encounters : From Literature and Women's Studies to Politics and Tourism Cynthia Van Den Driesen (editor), Satendra Nandan (editor), New Delhi : Prestige Books , 2003 Z1141845 2003 anthology criticism prose

    'This collection of papers signals the emergence of innovative developments in Australian Studies. In the area of cultural theory, some of the brightest talents from Australia, New Zealand and India theorize the fresh insights emerging through exploration of the commonalities of the shared colonial and postcolonial experience of these regions.' (Publication summary)

    New Delhi : Prestige Books , 2003
    pg. 422-429
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