Unit 1 : Essays (Indian Non-Fiction in English)
A. Meenakshi Mukherjee : “The Anxiety of Indianness” from The Perishable Empire : Essays on Indian Writing in English.
B. Urvashi Butalia : “Memory” from The Other Side of Silence : Voices from the Partition of India.
C. K. Satchidanandan : That Third Space : Interrogating the Disaporic Paradigm” from Indian Literature.
D. Jasbir Jain : “Prologue” from beyond posicolonalism : dreams and realities of a nation.
Unit 2 : Novel
A. Anita Desai : Fasting, Feasting. Penguin Random House.
B. Saradindu Bandyopadhyay : The Quills of the Porcupine a novella from The Menagerie and Other Byomkesh Bakshi Mysteries. Translated from the Bengali by Sreejata Guha. Penguin.
Unit 3 : Short Stories
A. Bhisham Sahani : “Pali”
B. Vilas Sarang : “A revolt of the Gods”
C. Githa Hariharan : “The Remains of the Feast”
D. Shashi Deshpande : “The Awakening”