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COMM 187A: Cinema in the Age of Globalization (Nanda): Books


To find biographical information on the author, use the following database and just do a search on:  Desai, Kiran


Because this is an online class and you don't have access to the SCU physical library this quarter, you should concentrate on finding e-books only.  Here's how to do it.  Go to the library home page (   Click on the "Streaming Videos/eBooks" tab at the top.  In the e-Books search box, enter keywords describing your topic.  For example, just enter DESAI, KIRAN in the search box to retrieve books including a chapter on the author's works.  A few examples are on the right.



A Few Tips:

  • To access the full text of the eBooks, just click on the link in the record.  
  • When you find a book that sounds promising, go through the table of contents carefully to select the most relevant chapters for your topic.



Below are a few examples of e-books including at least one chapter on Kiran Desai. 

Transcultural Encounters in South-Asian American Women's Fiction: Anita Desai, Kiran Desai, and Jhumpa Lahiri, by Adriana Elena Stoican


The Indian English Novel of the New Millenium, by Singh, K. Prabhat