From Heaven Lake: Travelling Across Cultures by Vikram Seth

  • Soni Upreti Research Scholar, Department of English, Kumaun University, Uttarakhand, India
  • Dr. Vidya Shanker Sharma Associate Professor, Department of English, Kumaun University, Uttarakhand, India

Abstract

Travelling across culture is an endeavour to spread knowledge about the visiting provinces, on the route of the China, Nepal and India to his readers.  This research work focuses on the prominent novelist, poet, and nonfiction writer, Vikram Seth.  He who has been known as a citizen of the world. He is a cultural traveller. The work of Vikram Seth is a large variety of encyclopaedic and traditional forms and the places of his poetry and prose moves across the world, making literary homes of distant lands and cultures.

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How to Cite
UPRETI, Soni; SHARMA, Dr. Vidya Shanker. From Heaven Lake: Travelling Across Cultures by Vikram Seth. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 4, p. 310-318, apr. 2020. ISSN 2582-3574. Available at: <http://ijellh.support-foundation.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/10550>. Date accessed: 27 may 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v8i4.10550.