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The Disoriented Postmodern World In Michael Ondaatje’s Novels

Authored By: Preetha M & Chitra Sivasubramaniam

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789388332279

Year of Publication: 2019

Pages: 234

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  Literary Criticism & Theory

Price in Rs. 770.00

                             Price in (USA) $. 61.6

Inclusive of All Taxes (After 30% Discount on the Printed Price)

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Book Contents


About the Book


The book traces the richness of Canadian literary tradition and highlights the literary craftsmanship of Michael Ondaatje who has made innumerous contribution to the postmodern Canadian literature. His select novels –Coming Through Slaughter, Running in the Family, In the Skin of a Lion, The English Patient, and Anil’s Ghost are approached from interdisciplinary perspective focusing mainly on the sociological, psychological and historiographical aspects of postmodernism. The chapters deal with the predicament of individuals in the postmodern world delving in depth on the combined impact of the socio-economic and cultural factors on the psychological and historical framework of the society. The book concludes on a positive note as the writer suggests various means to attain the propitious living of the society.


About the Author


Dr. M. Preetha has one and half years of teaching experience. Her areas of research includes Canadian Literature, African American Literature and Indian English Literature. She has presented research papers in National and International Conferences. She has also published articles in reputed books, National and International Journals.


Dr. Chitra Sivasubramaniam is working as Associate Professor in English in the School of Arts and Social Sciences, Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. She has 20 years of experience in the teaching of English Literature and serves as a member of various academic bodies in the University. She has presented papers in several National and International conferences and has published articles in books and journals.