Animal, the 21st Century Postmodernist Oliver Twist: A Glimpse of Khaufpur; Dead bodies, poor bodies and “bodies-in-pain”.

Albert Muñoz Varela

Abstract

A comparison between the main characters of Indra Sinha's novel Animal's People and Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist

Keywords

animal; bodies; physicality; postmodernism; Oliver Twist; Bhopal disaster; Khaufpur; poverty; India

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References

DICKENS, CHARLES (2012). Oliver Twist, London: Penguin English library. (1839)

MAHLSTED, ANDREW (2013). “Animal’s Eyes: Spectacular Invisibility and the Terms of Recognition in Indra Sinha’s Animal’s People.” Mosaic, Nº 3: pp. 59-74. https://doi.org/10.1353/mos.2013.0034

SINHA, INDRA (2007). Animal’s People, London: Simon&Schuster.

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