The essay analyses Amitav Ghosh's novel "The Calcutta Chromosome", exploring issues related to British colonialism in India and the figure of Sir Ronald Ross, together with the literary influences that have led Ghosh to construct a science fictional, historical novel about the discovery of the malaria virus.

The Calcutta Chromosome: Haunted Stories of Colonial and Postcolonial Displacement.

ZULLO, FEDERICA
2010

Abstract

The essay analyses Amitav Ghosh's novel "The Calcutta Chromosome", exploring issues related to British colonialism in India and the figure of Sir Ronald Ross, together with the literary influences that have led Ghosh to construct a science fictional, historical novel about the discovery of the malaria virus.
The Fiction of Amitav Ghosh. An Assessment
130
146
F. Zullo
File in questo prodotto:
Eventuali allegati, non sono esposti

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: http://hdl.handle.net/11585/109977
 Attenzione

Attenzione! I dati visualizzati non sono stati sottoposti a validazione da parte dell'ateneo

Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? ND
  • Scopus ND
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? ND
social impact