Cowasjee, Saros

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COWASJEE, Saros. Canadian (born India), b. 1931. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays, Literary criticism and history. Career: Professor of English, University of Regina, SK, 1971-, now Emeritus (joined faculty, 1963). General Ed., Arnold Publishers (New Delhi) "Literature of The Raj" series, 1984-. Assistant Ed., Times of India Press., Bombay, 1961-63; Managing Ed., Wascana Review, 1966-70; Research Associate, University of California, Berkeley, 1970-71; University of Aarhus, Visiting Commonwealth Professor, 1974-75. Publications: Sean O'Casey: The Man behind the Plays, 1963; O'Casey, 1966; Stories and Sketches, 1970; Goodbye to Elsa (novel), 1974; Coolie: An Assessment, 1976; So Many Freedoms: A Study of the Major Fiction of Mulk Raj Anand, 1977; Nude Therapy (short stories), 1978; The Last of the Maharajas (screenplay), 1980; Suffer Little Children (novel), 1982; Studies in Indian and Anglo-Indian Fiction (criticism), 1993; The Assistant Professor (novel), 1996. EDITOR: Author to Critic: The Letters of Mulk Raj Anand, 1973; (with V. Shahane) Modern Indian Fiction, 1981; Stories from the Raj, 1982; (with S.K. Kumar) Modern Indian Short Stories, 1982; The Raj and After (fiction anthology), 1986; More Stories from the Raj and After (anthology), 1986; (with K.S. Duggal) When the British Left (fiction anthology), 1987; Women Writers of the Raj: Short Fiction (anthology), 1990; (with K.S. Duggal) Orphans of the Storm: Stories on the Partition of India, 1995; The Best Short Stories of Flora Annie Steel, 1995; The Oxford Anthology of Raj Stories, 1998; Four Classic Raj Novels, 2003. Introductions to the reprint editions of several Raj novels, and the novels of Mulk Raj Anand. Address: Dept. of English, Regina University, Regina, SK, Canada S4S 0A2. Online address: [email protected]