V. S. Naipaul: A Select Bibliography of Criticism and Biography

Compiled by Serafin Roldan-Santiago, Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville, FL; formerly at U of Puerto Rico

"A Nobel for Mr. Naipaul." The New York Times .October 12, 2001.

Adams, Robert Martin. "V. S. Naipaul." Hudson Review 33 (1989): 474-78.

Allen, Walter. "London Again." The New York Review of Books 2.3 (1964).

Anderson, Linda R. "Ideas of Identity and Freedom in V.S. Naipaul and Joseph Conrad." English Studies 59 (1978): 510-17.

Angrosino, M. B. "V. S. Naipaul and the Colonial Image." Caribbean Quarterly 21.3 (1975): 1-11.

Applewhite, James. "A Trip With V. S. Naipaul." Raritan: A Quarterly Review 10.1 (1990): 48-54.

Athill, Diana. "Editing Vidia." Granta 69 (2000): 179-205.

Atkinson, C. William. "At the Inner Station: Conrad, Greene, and Naipaul on the Congo." Phd. Emory University, 1991.

Atlas, James. "'Magic Seeds': A Passage to India." The New York Times Book Review. November 28, 2004.

Bala, Suman. V.S. Naipaul: A Literary Response to the Nobel Laureate. New Delhi: Khosla Pub. House, 2003.

Ball, John Clement. Satire & the Postcolonial Novel: V. S. Naipaul, Chinua Achebe, Salman Rushdie. New York: Routledge, 2003.

Bardolph, Jacqueline. "Son, Father and Writing: A Commentary." Commonwealth Essays and Studies 9.1 (1986): 82-90.

Barloewen, Constantin von. "Naipaul's World." World Press Review 32 (1985): 32-33.

Barnouw, Dagmar. Naipaul's Strangers. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003.

Bayley, John. "Country Life." The New York Review of Books 34.6 (1987).

Bedford, Sybille. "Stoic Traveler." The New York Review of Books 1.6 (1963).

Beecroft, Simon. "Sir Vidia's Shadow: V. S. Naipaul, the Writer and The Enigma of Arrival." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 35.1 (2000): 71-86.

Belitt, Ben. "The Heraldry of Accommodation: A House for Mr. Naipaul." Salmagundi 54 (1981): 23-42.

Berger, Roger A. "Writing Without a Future: Colonial Nostalgia in V. S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River." Essays in Literature 22.1 (1995): 144-56.

Bhabha, Homi. "Naipaul's Vernacular Cosmopolitans." Chronicle of Higher Education 48.9 (2001): 13+.

Blakemore, Steven. "'An Africa of Words': V. S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River." South Carolina Review 18.1 (1985): 15-23.

Blodgett, Harriet. "Beyond Trinidad: Five Novels by V.S. Naipaul." South Atlantic Quarterly 73 (1974): 388-403.

Bowman, James. "A Way in the World: A Novel (Book Review)." National Review 46.16 (1994): 6-7.

Boxhill, Anthony. "The Little Bastard Worlds of V.S. Naipaul's The Mimic Men and A Flag on the Island." International Fiction Review 3 (1976): 12-19.

_____. "Mr Biswas, Mr Polly and the Problem of V. S. Naipaul's Sources." Ariel 8.3 (1977): 129-41.

_____. "The Paradox of Freedom: V.S. Naipaul's In a Free State." Critique: Studies in Modern Fiction 18.1 (1976): 81-91.

_____. "The Physical and Historical Environment of V.S. Naipaul's The Mystic Masseur and The Suffrage of Elvira." Journal of Canadian Fiction 3.4 (1975): 52-55.

_____. V.S. Naipaul's Fiction in Quest of the Enemy. Fredericton, N.B., Canada: York Press, 1983.

_____. "V. S. Naipaul's Starting Point." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 10.1 (1976): 1-9.

Boyers, Robert. "Confronting the Present." Salmagundi 54 (1981): 77-97.

Brathwaite, Edward. "Roots." Bim 10 (1963): 10-21.

Brooks, David. "Naipaul's Civilization: Islamic Versions of Time and History." Weekly Standard 7.7 (2001): 38-39.

Brown, John L. "V. S. Naipaul: A Wager on the Triumph of Darkness." World Literature Today 57.2 (1983): 223-27.

Brunton, Roseanne. "The Death Motif in V. S. Naipaul's The Enigma of Arrival: The Fusion of Autobiography and Novel As the Enigma of Life-and-Death." World-Literature-Written-in-English, Singapore (WLWE) 29.2 (1989): 69-82.

Buruma, Ian. "In the Empire of Islam." The New York Review of Books 45.12 (1998).

_____. "Signs of Life." The New York Review of Books 38.4 (1991).

Calder, Angus. "Darkest Naipaulia." New Statesman 82 (1971): 482-83.

Campbell, Elaine. "A Refinement of Rage: V.S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River." World Literature Written in English 18 (1979): 394-406.

Chappell, Fred. "A Turn in the South: Book Review." National Review 41.3 (1989): 51-52.

Chaudhary, Helga. "V. S. Naipaul's Changing Vision of India: A Study of An Area of Darkness, and India, a Wounded Civilization." Literary Half-Yearly 23.1 (1982): 98-114.

Ciolkowski, Laura. "Books in Brief; Nonfiction (V. S. Naipaul)." The New York Times Book Review (2000): 27.

Clemens, Walter C. Jr. "The Third World in V. S. Naipaul." Worldview 25.Sept (1982): 12-14.

Cocks, Joan. "A New Cosmopolitanish? V. S. Naipaul and Edward Said." Constellations: An International Journal of Critical & Democratic Theory 7.1 (2000): 46-64.

Coetzee, J. M. "The Razor's Edge." The New York Review of Books 48.17 (2001).

Cooke, John. "A Vision of the Land: V. S. Naipaul's Later Novels." Journal of Caribbean Studies 1 (1980): 140-61.

Cudjoe, Selwyn R. V. S. Naipaul: A Materialist Reading. Amherst, MA: U of Massachusetts P, 1988.

Cˇlestin, Roger. From Cannibals to Radicals: Figures and Limits of Exoticism. Minneapolis, MN: U of Minnesota P, 1996.

Day, Frank. "Naipaul's Vision of Wounded Civilizations." South Carolina Review 18.1 (1985): 10-14.

Dayan, Joan. "Gothic Naipaul." Transitions 59 (1993): 158-70.

Derrick, A. C. "Naipaul's Technique As a Novelist." The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 7 (1969): 32-44.

Didion, Joan. "Discovery." The New York Review of Books 31.15 (1984).

_____. "Without Regret or Hope." The New York Review of Books 27.10 (1980).

Dissanayake, Wimal, and Carmen Wickramagamage. Self and Colonial Desire: Travel Writings of V. S. Naipual. New York: Peter Lang, 1993.

Doerksen, Nan. "In a Free State and Nausea." World Literature Written in English 20.1 (1981): 105-13.

Dunwoodie, Peter. "Commitment and Confinement: Two West Indian Visions." Caribbean Quarterly 21.3 (1975): 15-26.

Duyck, Rudy. "V. S. Naipaul's Heart of Darkness." ACLALS Bulletin 7.4 (1986): 86-94.

Eder, Richard. "The Root of Rootlessness." Los Angeles Times Book Review (1994): 3, 11.

Elliott, J. H. "Triste Trinidad." The New York Review of Books 14.10 (1970).

Epstein, Joseph. "Between Father and Son: Book Review." New Criterion 18.7 (2000): 58- ?

_____. "A Cottage for Mr. Naipaul." The New Criterion 6.2 (1987): 6-15.

Erapu, Leban. "V.S. Naipaul's In a Free State." Bull. of the Assn. for Commonwealth Lit. and Lang. Studies 9 (1972): 66-85.

Eyre, M. Banning. "Naipaul at Wesleyan." South Carolina Review 14.2 (1982): 34-47.

Farwell, Harold. "A Bend in the River: Overview." Reference Guide to English Literature. ed. D. L. Kirkpatrick. 2nd ed. ed. St. James Press, 1991.

Feder, Lillian. Naipaul's Truth the Making of a Writer. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000.

Fersch, Annabelle. "V. S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River and the Art of Re-Reading." Commonwealth Novel in English 5.2 (1992): 1-8.

Figueroa, John J. "Introduction - V.S. Naipaul: A Panel Discussion." Revista Review Interamericana 77.6 (1976): 554-63.

Finnegan Smith, Pamela. "Sarmiento and Naipaul: Essay As History." Confluencia: Revista Hispanica De Cultura y Literatura 3.1 (1987): 41-45.

Firth, Kathleen. "Aspects of V. S. Naipaul's Caribbean Fiction ." Phd. Universitat De Barcelona, 1987.

_____. "V. S. Naipaul: East Indian-West Indian." Revista Canaria De Estudios Ingleses 28 (1994): 95-108.

Freed, Lynn. "The Critical Is Personal." The New York Times Book Review (2004): 11.

Genovese, Eugene D. "A Turn in the South: Book Review." The New Republic 200.7 (1989): 30-34.

Gorra, Michael. After Empire: Scott, Naipaul, Rushdie. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1997.

_____. "Postcolonial Studies." The New York Times Book Review (2001): 9.

Gourevitch, Philip. "Naipaul's World." Commentary 98.2 (1994): 27-31.

Gowda, H. H. Anniah. "India in Naipaul's Artistic Consciousness." Literary Half-Yearly 16.1 (1975): 27-39.

_____. "Naipaul in India." Literary Half-Yearly 11.2 (1970): 163-70.

Greenberg, Robert M. "Anger and the Alchemy of Literary Method in V. S. Naipaul's Political Fiction: The Case of The Mimic Men." Twentieth Century Literature: A Scholarly and Critical Journal 46.2 (2000): 214-37.

Griffith, Glyne A. "Travel Narrative As Cultural Critique: V. S. Naipaul's Travelling Theory." Journal of Commonnwealth Literature 29.2 (1993): 87-92.

Guinness, Gerald. "Naipaul's Four Early Trinidad Novels." Revista Review Interamericana 6 (1976): 564-73.

Gurnah, Abdulrazak. "Fantasies of Trinidad: V. S. Naipaul and the Nihilism of Primitive Peoples." Times Literary Supplement .May 20, 1994 (1994): 12.

Gurr, Andrew. "The Freedom of Exile in Naipaul and Doris Lessing." Ariel 13.4 (1982): 7-18.

Gussow, Mel. "Another Bend in the River For Naipaul: He Tests the Water for Nobel Prize Speech." The New York Times. November 15, 2001.

Hamner, Robert D., ed. Critical Perspectives on V. S. Naipaul. Washington, D. C.: Three Continents Press, 1977.

Hashmi, Ghazala F. "The Two Indias of V. S. Naipaul." Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies 1.1 (1993): 28-33.

Hassan, Dolly Z. "The Messianic Leader in V. S. Naipaul's West Indian Works." Commonwealth Novel in English 4.2 (1991): 55-67.

_____. V. S. Naipaul and the West Indies. New York: Peter Lang, 1989.

Hayward, Helen. The Enigman of V. S. Naipaul: Sources and Contexts. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

Healy, Jack J. "Fiction, Voice, and the Rough Ground of Feeling: V. S. Naipaul After Twenty-Five Years." University of Toronto Quarterly 55 (1985): 45-63.

Hearne, John. "The Snow Virgin: An Inquiry into V. S. Naipaul's Mimic Men." Caribbean Quarterly 23.2-3 (1977): 31-37.

Howe, Irving. "A Dark Vision." New York Times Book Review. May 13 (1979): 1, 37.

Huggan, Graham. "Anxieties of Influence: Conrad in the Caribbean." Commonwealth Essays and Studies 11.1 (1988): 1-12.

_____. "V. S. Naipaul and the Political Correctness Debate." College Literature 21.3 (1994): 200-06.

Hughes, Peter. "Tropic of Candor: V. S. Naipaul." Contemporary Literature 38.1 (1997): 205-12.

_____. V. S. Naipaul. London: Routledge, 1988.

Ismond, Patricia. "Another Life: Autobiography As Alternative History." Journal of West Indian Literature 4.1 (1990): 41-49.

Jarvis, Kelvin. "V. S. Naipaul: A Bibliographic Update (1987-94)." Ariel: A Review of International English Literature 26.4 (1995): 71-85.

Jones, D. A. N. "The Enchantment of Vidia Naipaul." London Review of Books 6 (1984): 15-16.

Jones, Stephanie. "The Politics and Poetics of Diaspora in V. S. Naipaul's A Way in the World." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 35.1 (2000): 87-97.

Kakutani, Michiko. "An Opinionated Traveler Drawn to the Developing World." The New York Times. August 13, 2002.

Kamra, Shashi. The Novels of V.S. Naipaul: A Study in Theme and Form. New Delhi: Prestige Books, 1990.

Kantak, V. Y. "Man and Landscape in Naipaul's Fiction." ACLALS Bulletin 42 (1975): 43-51.

Kaul, R. K. "A Society Gone Sour: Naipaul's Portrayal of India." The Indian Literary Review: A Tri-Quarterly of Indian Literature 4.3 (1986): 37-41.

Kazin, Alfred. "Displaced Person." The New York Review of Books 17.11 (1971).

Kelly, Richard. V. S. Naipaul. New York: Continum, 1989.

Khan, Akhtar Jamal. V.S. Naipaul: A Critical Study. New Delhi: Creative Books, 1998.

Kimbahune, R. S. "V. S. Naipaul's Travelogues." Indian Readings in Commonwealth Literature. eds. G. S. Amur and V. R. N. Prasa. New Delhi: Sterling, 1985. 187-92.

King, Bruce. V. S. Naipaul. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2003.

King, Lloyd. "Mimic the Bait and See the Critic Bite: A View of Naipaul's The Mimic Men." ACLALS Bulletin 8.1 (1989): 20-28.

Kortenaar, Neil ten. "Writers and Readers, the Written and the Read: V. S. Naipaul and Guerrillas." Contemporary Literature 31.3 (1990): 324-34.

Kumar, Amitava. The Humour & the Pity: Essays on V.S. Naipaul. New Delhi: Buffalo Books , 2002.

Kumar, T. Vijay. "Being, Nothingness, and the Paradox of Freedom: A Study of V. S. Naipaul's 'One Out of Many'."The Literary Endeavour: A Quarterly Journal Devoted to English Studies 4.3-4 (1984): 8-14.

Labaune Demeule, Florence. "De Chirico Revisited: The Enigma of Creation in V. S. Naipaul's The Enignma of Arrival." Commonwealth Essays and Studies 22.2 (2000): 107-18.

Lane, M. Travis. "The Casualties of Freedom: V.S. Naipaul's In a Free State." World Literature Written in English 12 (1973): 106-10.

Langran, Phillip. "V. S. Naipaul: A Question of Detachment." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 25.1 (1990): 132-41.

Lavin, Marjorie Woods, and Fredric Agatstein. "Personal Identity and the Imagery of Place: Psychological Issues and Literary Themes." Journal of Mental Imagery 8.3 (1984): 51-66.

Levy, Judith. V. S. Naipaul: Displacement and Autobiography. New York: Garland Publishing, 1995.

Lewis, Peter. "The Ficts of Life: Biography, Autobiography, Faction, Fiction." Stand (1985): 43-49.

Lindroth, James R. "The Figure of Performance in Naipaul's The Mimic Men." Modern Fiction Studies 30.3 (1984): 519-29.

Lockwood, Bernard. "V.S. Naipaul's The Middle Passage." Revista/Review Interamericana 6 (1976): 580-86.

Lolla, Maria Grazia. "V. S. Naipaul's Poetics of Reality: 'The Killings in Trinidad' and Guerrillas." Caribana 1.41-50 (1990).

Lopez de Villegas, Consuelo. "Identity and Environment: Naipaul's Architectural Vision." Revista/Review Interamericana 10.2 (1980): 220-29.

_____. "The Paradox of Freedom: Naipaul's Later Fiction." Revista/Review Interamericana 6.4 (1976-1977): 574-79.

Macdonald, Bruce F. "The Birth of Mr. Biswas." The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 11.3 (1977): 50-54.

Maja-Pearce, Adewale. "The Naipauls on Africa: An African View." Journal of Commonwealth Literature 20.1 (1985): 111-17.

Malak, Amin. "V. S. Naipaul and the Believers." Modern Fiction Studies 30.3 (1984): 561-66.

Manjit Inder Singh. V. S. Naipaul. Jaipur: Rawat Publications, 1998.

Mann, Harveen Sachdeva. "Primary Works of and Critical Writins on V. S. Naipaul: A Selected Checklist." Modern Fiction Studies 30.3 (1984): 581-91.

_____. "A Voyage into the of World V. S. Naipaul: 'The Crocodiles of Yamoussoukro'." New Orleans Review 18.2 (1991): 54-65.

Mantel, Hilary. "Naipaul's Book of the World." The New York Review of Books 49.16 (2002).

Mason, Nondita. The Fiction of V. S. Naipaul. Calcutta: The World Press, 1986.

McGuinness, Frank. "A Rough Game." London Magazine 11 (1971): 156-58.

McSweeney, Kerry. "V. S. Naipaul: Sensibility and Schemata." Critical Quarterly 18.3 (1976): 73-79.

McWatt, Mark. "The West Indian Writer and the Self: Recent 'Fictional Autobiography' by Naipaul and Harris." Journal of West Indian Literature 3.1 (1989): 16-27.

Mellors, John. "Mimics into Puppets: The Fiction of V. S. Naipaul." London Magazine 15.6 (1976): 117-21.

Merkin, Daphne. "Suffering, Elemental As Night." The New York Times Book Review (2002): 11-12.

Meyers, Jeffrey. "V. S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux." PN Review 26.3 (1999): 37-47.

_____. "V. S. Naipaul: Essays, Stories, Reviews, and Interviews, 1948-1992." Bulletin of Bibliography 50.4 (1993): 317-23.

Michener, Charles. "The Dark Visions of V. S. Naipaul." Newsweek 98 (1981): 104-11.

Mickelsen, David J. "V. S. Naipaul's 'The Crocodiles of Yamoussoukro'." World Literature Written in English 27.2 (1987): 269-74.

Miller, Karl. "In Scorn and Pity." The New York Review of Books 22.20 (1975).

Mishra, Pankaj. "The House of Mr. Naipaul." The New York Review of Books 47.1 (2000).

_____. ed. "Introduction." The Writer and the World. V. S. Naipaul. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. vii-xv.

_____. ed. "Introduction." Literary Occasions: Essays. V. S. Naipaul. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. vii-xvi.

Mishra, Vijay. "Mythic Fabulation: Naipaul's India." New Literature Review 4 (1978): 59-65.

Morley, Patricia A. "Comic Form in Naipaul's Fiction." Bulletin of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language 9 (1972): 49-65.

Morris, Robert K. Paradoxes of Order: Some Perspectives on the Fiction of V. S. Naipaul. Columbia, MO: U of Missouri P, 1975.

Mudrick, Marvin. "The Muslims Are Coming: the Muslims Are Coming!" Hudson Review 35 (1982): 130-38.

Mustafa, Fawzia. V. S. Naipaul. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.

Nachman, Larry David. "The Worlds of V. S. Naipaul." Salmagundi 54 (1981): 59-76.

Naipaul, Shiva. "I Cannot Disown Trinidad and It Cannot Disown Me." The Listener 107 (1982): 13-14.

Nakai, Asako. "Journey to the Heart of Darkness: Naipaul's 'Conradian Atavism' Reconsidered." Conradian 23.2 (1998): 1-16.

Narasimhaiah, C. D. "'Somewhere Something Has Snapped': A Close Look at V. S. Naipaul's An Area of Darkness." The Literary Criterion 6.4 (1965): 83-96.

Nazareth, Peter. "The Mimic Men As a Study of Corruption." East Africa Journal 7.7 (1970): 18-22.

_____. "Out of Darkness: Conrad and Other Third World Writers." Conradiana: A Journal of Joseph Conrad Studies 14.3 (1982): 173-87.

Neill, Michael. "Guerrillas and Gangs: Frantz Fanon and V. S. Naipaul." Ariel: A Review of International English Literature 13.4 (1982): 21-62.

Nicholls, Colin. "El Dorado Introuvable: Vidia Naipaul et la Mort des Caraibes." Presence Africaine 133-134 (1985): 191-202.

Nightingale, Margaret. " George Lamming and V. S. Naipaul: Thesis and Antithesis." ACLALS Bulletin 5.3 (1980): 40-50.

_____. "V. S. Naipaul As Historian: Combating Chaos." Southern Review: Literary and Interdisciplinary Essays 13.3 (1980): 239-50.

_____. "V.S. Naipaul's Journalism: To Impose a Vision." New Literature Review 7 (1979): 53-65.

Nightingale, Peggy. Journey Through Darkness: The Writings of V. S. Naipaul. St. Lucia: U of Queensland P, 1987.

Nixon, Rob. London Calling: V. S. Naipaul, Post-Colonial Mandarin. New York: Oxford UP, 1992.

Noel, Jesse A. "Historicity and Homelessness in Naipaul." Caribbean Studies 11 (1972): 83-87.

Ormerod, David. "In a Derelict Land: The Novels of V. S. Naipaul." Wisconsin Studies in Contemporary Literature 9 (1968): 74-90.

Padgaonkar, Dileep. "The Hindu Awakening." New Perspectives Quarterly 10 (1993): 60-62.

Padhi, Bibhu. "Naipaul on Naipaul and the Novel." Modern Fiction Studies 1984.30 (1984): 3.

Padmanabhan Nair, K. N. Irony in the Novels of R.K. Narayan and V.S. Naipaul. Trivandrum, S. India: CBH Publications, 1993.

Panwar, Purabi. V.S. Naipaul: An Anthology of Recent Criticism. Delhi: Pencraft International, 2003.

Paquet, Sandra Pouchet. "Documents of West Indian History: Telling a West Indian Story." Callaloo: A Journal of African American and African Arts and Letters 20.4 (1997): 764-76.

Park, Jong-Seong. An Exploration of the Outsider's Role in Selected Works of Joseph Conrad, Malcolm Lowry, and V.S. Naipaul. U of London, 1996.

_____. "The Outsider's Inquiry into a Colonial Encounter in V. S. Naipaul's The Middle Passage." Journal of English Language and Literature 44.4 (1998): 963-73.

Parrinder, Patrick. "V.S. Naipaul and the Uses of Literacy." Critical Quarterly 21.2 (1979): 5-13.

Phillips, Caryl. "A Way in the World: Book Review." The New Republic 210.24 (1994): 40-45.

Prescott, Lynda. "Past and Present Darkness: Sources for V. S. Naipaul's A Bend in the River." Modern Fiction Studies 30.3 (1984): 547-59.

Pritchard, William H. "Naipaul's Written World." Hudson Review 47.4 (1995): 587-97.

Pritchett, V. S. "Crack-Up." The New York Review of Books 10.7 (1968).

Pryce-Jones, David. "Indian War Drums." National Review 54.6 (2002): 23-24.

Pyne-Timothy, Helen. "V. S. Naipaul and Politics: His View of Third World Societies in Africa and the Caribbean." CLA Journal 28.3 (1985): 247-62.

_____. "Women and Sexuality in the Later Novells of V. S. Naipaul." World Literature Written in English 25.2 (1985): 298-306.

Rai, Sudha. V.S. Naipaul: A Study in Expatriate Sensibility. New Delhi: Arnold-Heinemann, 1982.

Ramadevi, N. The Novels of V.S. Naipaul Quest for Order and Identity. New Delhi: Prestige Books, 1996.

Ramchand, Kenneth. "From Street to House; Ken Ramchand Introduces a Discussion of Naipaul's Later Fiction." Independence 6 (1982): 11-14.

_____. "The Theatre of Politics." Twentieth Century Studies 10 (1974): 20-36.

Rampersad, Arnold. "V. S. Naipaul: Turning in the South." Raritan: A Quarterly Review 10.1 (1990): 24-47.

Ramraj, Victor J. "V. S. Naipaul: The Irrelevance of Nationalism." World Literature Written in English 23.1 (1984): 187-96.

Rao, Judy. "V. S. Naipaul and the Self-Destructive Novel." Journal of West Indian Literature 3.2 (1989): 53-66.

Rao, Susheela N. "Darkness Visible: The Emerging Portrait of India in Naipaul's Updated Indian Travelogue." Literary Half-Yearly 38.1 (1997): 28-41.

Richmond, Angus. "V. S. Naipaul: The Mimic Man." Race and Class 24.2 (1982): 125-37.

Robinson, Fred Miller. " Comic Realism and V. S. Naipaul's A House for Mr. Biswas." Thalia: Studies in Literary Humor 5.2 (1982): 14-23.

Rocca, Francis X. "The Family Business: Book Review." National Review 52.2 (2000): 48.

Rohlehr, Gordon. "The Ironic Approach: The Novels of V. S. Naipaul." Critical Perspectives on V. S. Naipaul. ed. Robert D. Hamner. Washington, D. C.: Three Continents Press, 1977. 178-93.

Roldan-Santiago, Serafin. "V. S. Naipaul's Vulcanization of Travel and Fiction Paradigms." The Atlantic Literary Review 2.3 (2001): 143-73.

Rothchild, John. "A Turn in the South: Book Review." Washington Monthly 21.5 (1989): 58-60.

Rothfork, John. "V. S. Naipaul and the Third World." Research Studies 49.3 (1981): 183-92.

Roy, Ashish. "Race and the Figures of History in Naipaul's An Area of Darkness." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 32.4 (1991): 235-57.

Royal, Robert. "The Enigma of Arrival: Book Review." National Review 39 (1987): 49-50.

Said, Edward. "Expectations of Inferiority." New Statesman 102.2639 (1981): 212.

Samantrai, Ranu. "Claiming the Burden: Naipaul's Africa." Research in African Literatures 31.1 (2000): 50-62.

Sandall, Roger. "'Colonia' According to Naipaul." Commentary (1983): 77-81.

Schiff, Stephen. "The Ultimate Exile." The New Yorker 70.60-71 (1994).

Scott, Kilvert Ian, and Michael Thorpe. V. S. Naipaul. Harlow, Essex, UK: British Council, Longman Group, 1976.

Shattuck, Roger. "The Reddening of America." The New York Review of Books 36.5 (1989).

Sheppard, R. Z. "Literary Platypus." Time 143.22 (1994): 64.

_____. "Notes From the Fourth World." Time 113 (1979): 89-90.

Simpson, Louis. "Disorder and Escape in the Fiction of V. S. Naipaul." The Hudson Review 37.4 (1984): 571-77.

Singh, H. B. "V.S. Naipaul: A Spokesman for New Colonialism." Literature and Ideology 2 (1969): 71-85.

Smith, Jane I. "Beyond Belief: Islamic Excursions Among the Converted People: Book Review." The Christian Century 115.24 (1998): 835-36.

Smyer, Richard I. "Experience As Drama in the Works of V. S. Naipaul." Kunapipi 3.2 (1981): 33-41.

_____. "Naipaul's A Bend in the River: Fiction and the Post-Colonial Tropics." Literary Half-Yearly 23.2 (1982): 59-68.

Spence, J. E. "Two Novels of Africa." African Research and Documentation 14 (1977): 3-10.

Spurling, John. "The Novelist As Dictator." Encounter 45.6 (1975): 73-76.

St. Omer, Garth. "The Writer As Naive Colonial: V.S. Naipaul and Miguel Street." Carib 1 (1979): 7-17.

Stuttaford, Genevieve. " India: A Million Mutinies Now: Book Review." Publishers Weekly 237.45 (1990): 48.

Subramani. "Historical Consciousness in V. S. Naipaul." New Literature Review 15 (1988): 21-32.

Suleri, Sara. "Naipaul's Arrival." The Yale Journal of Criticism: Interpretation in the Humanities 2.1 (1988): 25-50.

Tarantino, Elisabetta. " The House That Jack Did Not Build: Textual Strategies in V. S. Naipaul's The Enigma of Arrival." ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 29.4 (1998): 169-84.

Taylor, Benjamin. "Half a Life: Review." The New Leader 84.5 (2001): 26-29.

Theroux, Paul. "The Enigma of Friendship." New Yorker 74.22 (1998): 44-52, 54-55.

_____. Sir Vidia's Shadow: A Friendship Across Five Continents. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1998.

_____. "To Be Without Roots." The Washington Post Book World 5.49 (1971): 22.

_____. "V. S. Naipaul." Modern Fiction Studies 30.3 (1984): 445-54.

_____. V. S. Naipaul: An Introduction to His Work. London: Andre Deutsch, 1972.

Thieme, John. "Authorial Voice in V. S. Naipaul's The Middle Passage." Prose Studies 5.1 (1982): 139-50.

_____. "Calypso Allusions in Naipaul's Miguel Street." Kunapipi 3.2 (1981): 18-32.

_____. "A Hindu Castaway: Ralph Singh's Journey in The Mimic Men." Modern Fiction Studies 30.3 (1984): 505-18.

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