Harsharan S. Ahluwalia (essay date January 1984)
SOURCE: "Narayan's Sense of Audience," in Ariel, Vol. 15, No. 1, January, 1984, pp. 59-65.
[In the following essay, Ahluwalia discusses how Narayan's awareness of his audience influences his writing.]
R. K. Narayan is one of those creative writers who make a living out of their writing. He has struggled very hard to establish himself, i.e., to make himself and his works acceptable to a particular audience in the English-speaking world. Narayan's awareness of his audience is matched by his acute...
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