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===Multi book authors===
 
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===Single, or limited book authors===
 
*W D Arnold [William Delafield],  Lieut. 58th Regiment, BNI, author of ''Oakfield or Fellowship In the East'', refer below
 
*W D Arnold [William Delafield],  Lieut. 58th Regiment, BNI, author of ''Oakfield or Fellowship In the East'', refer below
 
*W. Robert Foran. He wrote many non fiction books, mainly connected with Africa, but ''The Border of Blades : an Anglo-Indian Romance'', refer below, is the only known book of fiction connected with India.
 
*W. Robert Foran. He wrote many non fiction books, mainly connected with Africa, but ''The Border of Blades : an Anglo-Indian Romance'', refer below, is the only known book of fiction connected with India.
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*[http://www.victorianresearch.org/atcl/show_author.php?aid=241 Iltudus Thomas Prichard] victorianresearch.org.
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.goldenline.bcdedu.net/anglo-indian-novels/ "Studying Anglo-Indian Novels: A Forgotten Genre"] by Ayusman Chakraborty.  ''The Golden Line''  A Magazine of English Literature, Bhatter College, Dantan, West Bengal.
 
*[http://www.goldenline.bcdedu.net/anglo-indian-novels/ "Studying Anglo-Indian Novels: A Forgotten Genre"] by Ayusman Chakraborty.  ''The Golden Line''  A Magazine of English Literature, Bhatter College, Dantan, West Bengal.
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===Historical books online===
 
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'''About  Anglo-Indian fiction'''
 
'''About  Anglo-Indian fiction'''
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*[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.279815/page/n353/mode/2up "Fiction"]  page 351 ''Catalogue of the Library of the India Office'' 1888 Archive.org
 
* ''A Survey Of Anglo-Indian Fiction'' by Bhupal Singh 1934.  [https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.62453 Archive.org version], mirror from Digital Library of India. This book was used as a source for the following book.
 
* ''A Survey Of Anglo-Indian Fiction'' by Bhupal Singh 1934.  [https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.62453 Archive.org version], mirror from Digital Library of India. This book was used as a source for the following book.
 
*[https://archive.org/details/indiainenglishfi0000gupt/page/n3 ''India in English Fiction, 1800-1970; an Annotated Bibliography''] by Brijen Kishore Gupta 1973 Archive.org Lending Library. The previous book was used as a source.
 
*[https://archive.org/details/indiainenglishfi0000gupt/page/n3 ''India in English Fiction, 1800-1970; an Annotated Bibliography''] by Brijen Kishore Gupta 1973 Archive.org Lending Library. The previous book was used as a source.
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*[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.282843 ''Some Passages In The Life Of An Adventurer In The Punjab''] Printed at Delhi 1842. Easier to read, but missing at least 2 pages, compared  to [https://archive.org/details/in.gov.ignca.14891/page/n3 version 2] Archive.org.
 
*[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.282843 ''Some Passages In The Life Of An Adventurer In The Punjab''] Printed at Delhi 1842. Easier to read, but missing at least 2 pages, compared  to [https://archive.org/details/in.gov.ignca.14891/page/n3 version 2] Archive.org.
 
*''Oakfield or Fellowship In the East'' by W D Arnold [William Delafield], Lieut. 58th Regiment, BNI [Bengal Native infantry]. 2nd edition 1854 [https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.200691  Volume I] Archive.org. [https://books.google.com.au/books?id=KnQQAAAAYAAJ&pg=PP5 Volume II] Google Books. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakfield;_or,_Fellowship_in_the_East ''Oakfield or Fellowship In the East''] Wikipedia, which states "The novel is an indictment of the moral standards of the British regiments in India." Originally published (1853)  using the pseudonym Punjabee. Volume II is set in the period of the [[2nd Sikh War]].
 
*''Oakfield or Fellowship In the East'' by W D Arnold [William Delafield], Lieut. 58th Regiment, BNI [Bengal Native infantry]. 2nd edition 1854 [https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.200691  Volume I] Archive.org. [https://books.google.com.au/books?id=KnQQAAAAYAAJ&pg=PP5 Volume II] Google Books. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakfield;_or,_Fellowship_in_the_East ''Oakfield or Fellowship In the East''] Wikipedia, which states "The novel is an indictment of the moral standards of the British regiments in India." Originally published (1853)  using the pseudonym Punjabee. Volume II is set in the period of the [[2nd Sikh War]].
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*''The Chronicles of Budgepore; or, Sketches of Life in Upper India'' by Iltudus  Prichard catalogued 1870. [https://archive.org/details/dli.granth.88564/page/n5/mode/2up Volume  I], [https://archive.org/details/dli.granth.88526/page/n1/mode/2up Vol II] Archive.org, mirror from Granth Sanjeevani Asiatic Society of Mumbai.  During the latter period of his time in India, Prichard edited the ''Delhi Gazette'' and served as barrister.
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: Prichard also wrote ''How to Manage It: a Novel'' 1864, concerning the [[Indian Mutiny#Fiction|Indian Mutiny]], in addition to non fiction books.
 
*''Chronicles of Dustypore; a Tale of Modern Anglo-Indian Society'' [by H S Cunningham [Henry Stewart], Sir] 1875. [https://archive.org/details/chroniclesofdust01cunn/page/n7 Volume I], [https://archive.org/details/chroniclesofdust02cunn/page/n8 Volume II] Archive.org [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._S._Cunningham H. S. Cunningham] Wikipedia. Born 1832, he went to India in 1866 as Government Advocate and Legal Advisor to the Punjab, based at Lahore. He became  Advocate-General of Madras Presidency 1872 and judge of the Calcutta High Court 1877-1887.  
 
*''Chronicles of Dustypore; a Tale of Modern Anglo-Indian Society'' [by H S Cunningham [Henry Stewart], Sir] 1875. [https://archive.org/details/chroniclesofdust01cunn/page/n7 Volume I], [https://archive.org/details/chroniclesofdust02cunn/page/n8 Volume II] Archive.org [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._S._Cunningham H. S. Cunningham] Wikipedia. Born 1832, he went to India in 1866 as Government Advocate and Legal Advisor to the Punjab, based at Lahore. He became  Advocate-General of Madras Presidency 1872 and judge of the Calcutta High Court 1877-1887.  
 
:[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.169320/page/n89 Review of ''Chronicles of Dustypore''] page 73 ''Sir Henry Stewart Cunningham, K.C.I.E.'' by Margaret M. Verney 1923 Archive.org.
 
:[https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.169320/page/n89 Review of ''Chronicles of Dustypore''] page 73 ''Sir Henry Stewart Cunningham, K.C.I.E.'' by Margaret M. Verney 1923 Archive.org.
 
*[http://access.bl.uk/item/viewer/ark:/81055/vdc_000000045A5C ''The Dead Man's Gift: a Tea-planter's Romance''] by Herbert Compton (London) 1890. British Library Digital Collection. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Eastwick_Compton  Herbert Eastwick Compton] Wikipedia.
 
*[http://access.bl.uk/item/viewer/ark:/81055/vdc_000000045A5C ''The Dead Man's Gift: a Tea-planter's Romance''] by Herbert Compton (London) 1890. British Library Digital Collection. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Eastwick_Compton  Herbert Eastwick Compton] Wikipedia.
 
*[https://archive.org/details/borderofbladesan00foraiala ''The Border of Blades : an Anglo-Indian Romance''] by Captain Bedford Foran 1916 Archive.org. Author is cataloged as William Robert Foran. Set in Peshawar and the North West Frontier. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._Robert_Foran W. Robert Foran] Wikipedia. [https://aussiehunter.org/hunting/hunting-books/great-white-hunters/w-r-foran/ W R Foran] (aussiehunter.org) indicates he was in India with the British Army for a short time in the early 1900s.  
 
*[https://archive.org/details/borderofbladesan00foraiala ''The Border of Blades : an Anglo-Indian Romance''] by Captain Bedford Foran 1916 Archive.org. Author is cataloged as William Robert Foran. Set in Peshawar and the North West Frontier. [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._Robert_Foran W. Robert Foran] Wikipedia. [https://aussiehunter.org/hunting/hunting-books/great-white-hunters/w-r-foran/ W R Foran] (aussiehunter.org) indicates he was in India with the British Army for a short time in the early 1900s.  
 
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*[https://archive.org/details/oxfordanthologyo00saro/page/n3/mode/2up ''The Oxford Anthology of Raj Stories''] edited by Saros Cowasjee. 2007 reprint, first published  1998. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library.
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:Stories by Flora Annie Steel, [[Bithia Mary Croker]], Sara Jeannette Duncan, [[Rudyard Kipling]], [[Alice Perrin]], Maud Diver, Lionel James, Edmund Candler, Otto Rothfeld, Leonard Woolf, [[George Orwell]], Christine Weston, Philip Mason, Joseph Hitrec.
 
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Revision as of 06:00, 21 November 2020

Novels with an Indian theme have been referred to as Anglo Indian fiction.

Note however, that Anglo Indian fiction does not refer to fiction by, or about, persons of mixed British and Indian race. Rather it refers to fiction by British writers living in India, or British writers with a connection to India, or even, in some contexts fiction by Indian authors written during the British Raj period.

Authors, Anglo Indian fiction

Multi book authors

Single, or limited book authors

  • W D Arnold [William Delafield], Lieut. 58th Regiment, BNI, author of Oakfield or Fellowship In the East, refer below
  • W. Robert Foran. He wrote many non fiction books, mainly connected with Africa, but The Border of Blades : an Anglo-Indian Romance, refer below, is the only known book of fiction connected with India.
  • Iltudus Thomas Prichard victorianresearch.org.

External links

Historical books online

About Anglo-Indian fiction

Books

  • Some Passages In The Life Of An Adventurer In The Punjab Printed at Delhi 1842. Easier to read, but missing at least 2 pages, compared to version 2 Archive.org.
  • Oakfield or Fellowship In the East by W D Arnold [William Delafield], Lieut. 58th Regiment, BNI [Bengal Native infantry]. 2nd edition 1854 Volume I Archive.org. Volume II Google Books. Oakfield or Fellowship In the East Wikipedia, which states "The novel is an indictment of the moral standards of the British regiments in India." Originally published (1853) using the pseudonym Punjabee. Volume II is set in the period of the 2nd Sikh War.
  • The Chronicles of Budgepore; or, Sketches of Life in Upper India by Iltudus Prichard catalogued 1870. Volume I, Vol II Archive.org, mirror from Granth Sanjeevani Asiatic Society of Mumbai. During the latter period of his time in India, Prichard edited the Delhi Gazette and served as barrister.
Prichard also wrote How to Manage It: a Novel 1864, concerning the Indian Mutiny, in addition to non fiction books.
  • Chronicles of Dustypore; a Tale of Modern Anglo-Indian Society [by H S Cunningham [Henry Stewart], Sir] 1875. Volume I, Volume II Archive.org H. S. Cunningham Wikipedia. Born 1832, he went to India in 1866 as Government Advocate and Legal Advisor to the Punjab, based at Lahore. He became Advocate-General of Madras Presidency 1872 and judge of the Calcutta High Court 1877-1887.
Review of Chronicles of Dustypore page 73 Sir Henry Stewart Cunningham, K.C.I.E. by Margaret M. Verney 1923 Archive.org.
Stories by Flora Annie Steel, Bithia Mary Croker, Sara Jeannette Duncan, Rudyard Kipling, Alice Perrin, Maud Diver, Lionel James, Edmund Candler, Otto Rothfeld, Leonard Woolf, George Orwell, Christine Weston, Philip Mason, Joseph Hitrec.