(Last Updated on : 31/07/2014)
The sheer radicalism in the writings is considered as the chief theme of the prolific postmodern writer Amit Chaudhuri. Being a radical essentially, Amit Chaudhuri pointed out the reason behind the drabness of Indian society is the intermittent lust for material pleasure. As he mentioned, the truly sensitive and intellectual person is a complete misfit in the modern society. The present day communalism and increasing intolerance in the society mortified him and his writings are the vibrant protest against the dowdiness of the Postcolonial Indian society.
A Strange and Sublime Address
: - Set in the backdrop of Calcutta, A Strange and Sublime Address is a compilation nine reminiscent sagas, where the protagonist is a young boy, who came to spend his vacation in Calcutta
: - The Afternoon Raag is a semi-autobiographical novel depicting the casual involvement of two female students and their fond recall of the nostalgic memories they have left in the native city. Prose and poetry, both gain an unusual contour in the novel.
: - Freedom Song, with Calcutta as its backdrop, intermingles the relationship of two close friends.