Who wrote "Tom Jones"?

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In 1749, Henry Fielding wrote "Tom Jones," one of the most expensive novels of that time.

The darker side of colonial occupation was shown by:

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The darker side of colonial occupation was shown by Joseph Conrad.

Kandukuri Viresalingam is the author of:

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Kandukuri Viresalingam is the author of Rajasekhara Charitamu.

'Saraswati Vijayam' was written by:

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Potheri Kunjambu from North Kerala wrote a novel called 'Saraswati Vijayam' in 1892, mounting a strong attack on caste oppression.

The earliest novel in Marathi was:

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The earliest novel in Marathi was 'Yamuna Paryatan,' written by Baba Padmanji.

Which novel did O. Chandu Menon try to translate into Malayalam?

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O. Chandu Menon tried to translate 'Henrietta Temple' into Malayalam. Henrietta Temple was written by Benjamin Disraeli.

If O. Chandu Menon was par excellence in writing, then his descriptions were put beautifully in paintings by:

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O. Chandu Menon's writings were described through paintings by Raja Ravi Varma, who painted Indulekha as a Malabar beauty.

Which famous writer was a part of the Salt Satyagraha, and spent his life wandering across different parts of India and travelling even to Arabia?

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Vaikkom Muhammad Basheer was an early Muslim writer from Kerala. He left home to take part in the Salt Satyagraha. Later, he spent years wandering across different parts of India and Arabia, living with Sufi and Hindu saints, and teaching as a westener.

The hero of Daniel Defoe's 'Robinson Crusoe' was:

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The hero of Daniel Defoe's 'Robinson Crusoe' was a slave trader and an adventurer.

Who claimed that he was the founder of a new province of writing?

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Henry Fielding, author of 'Tom Jones,' a novelist of the early 18th century, claimed that he was the founder of a new province of writing where he could make his own laws.

The language spoken by the common people is called:

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Vernacular means the language spoken by the common people. It is used in novels, too.

____ was inspired by 'The Pickwick Papers'.

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'Pickwick Abroad' was inspired by 'The Pickwick Papers,' and became very popular in India.

Which of these novels was not written by Charles Dickens?

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'Far From the Madding Crowd' was written by Thomas Hardy.

The pioneer of modern Hindi literature was:

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Bharatendu Harishchandra was the pioneer of modern Hindi literature as well as Hindi theatre.

Anguriya Binimoy was written by ____.

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Anguriya Binimoy was written by Bhudeb Mukhopodhyay.

Srinivas Das wrote:

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Srinivas Das wrote 'Pariksha Guru' (The Master Examiner) in 1882.

A form of representation through writing, drawing, painting, etc. that provides a criticism of society in a manner that is witty and clever is called:

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Satire is a form of representation through writing, drawing, painting, etc. that provides a criticism of society in a manner that is witty and clever.

The central character of "Rangbhoomi" was:

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The central character of "Rangbhoomi" was Surdas, a visually impaired beggar from an untouchable caste. It was written by Munshi Premchand.

Who among these novelists wrote an epistolary novel?

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Samuel Richardson wrote "Pamela," which was an epistolary novel, i.e. written in the form of a series of letters.

'Chandrakanta' was the bestselling novel of:

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'Chandrakanta' was the best selling novel of Devaki Nandan Khatri, a romance with dazzling elements of fantassy.

Which country was the author of 'Germinal' from?

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The author of 'Germinal,' Emile Zola, was from France.

What town does the novel 'Hard Times' describe?

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'Hard Times' written by Charles Dickens in 1854 describes Coketown, a fictitious town, full of pollution and an unpleasant reality.

Vaikkom Muhammad Basheer belonged to:

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Vaikkom Muhammad Basheer was one of the early Muslim writers who gained wide renown as a novelist in Malayalam.

The novel began to be written in the:

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Though novels began to be written in the 17th century, they really flowered up from the 18th century.

Which notable event occured in 1836?

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In 1836, the notable event was that Charles Dickens began to serialise his novel 'The Pickwick Papers' in a magazine.

The ___ is the modern form of literature. It was born from printing - a mechanical invention.

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The novel is a modern form of literature, which was born from printing, a mechanical invention.

'Phulmoni' and 'Karuna' were written in:

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'Phulmoni' and 'Karuna' were written in Assamese by Assamese missionaries.

Indulekha was written in:

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'Indulekha' was written by O. Chandu Menon in 1889.

'Godan' means:

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'Godan' in Hindi means offering a cow as a donation.

'Saraswati Vijayam' was written in:

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'Saraswati Vijayam' was written in 1892 by Potheri Kunjambu.

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