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Women Writers And Indian Diaspora

Authored By: Beena Agarwal

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 978-81-7273-606-4

Year of Publication: 2011

Pages: 200

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  English Literature

Price in Rs. 350.00

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Book Description

Book Contents


The Present Volume Women Writers And Indian Diaspora Is An Exhaustive And Exclusive Study To Investigate The Various Dimensions Of The Poetics Of Exile Presented In The Novels Of The Women Writers Of Indian Diaspora. The Reconstruction Of The Voice Of Women Immigrants Along With Other Associated Dynamics The Psyche Of Expatriation, Has Been A Subject Of Serious Speculations Of The Women Writers. This Paradigm Shift In Feminist Fiction Has Expanded The Horizon Of Diaspora Fiction Striving In Direction Of The Synthesis Of Gender And Cultural Apathies. The Comprehensive Study Of Seventeen Different Texts Including The Writing Of Bharati Mukherjee, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Anita Rau Badami, Jhumpa Lahiri, Uma Parmeswaran, Manju Kapur And Kiran Desai Will Help To Explore New Grounds Of Criticism And Interpretation Of Cross-cultural Dilemma Presented By Women Writers. The Papers In This Volume Are Organized To Record The Growth Of Diaspora Literature From A State Of Alienation To Acculturation With A Specific Focus At The Socio-psychological Dynamics Of Cultural Disparities Constituting The Dimensions Of Diaspora Literature.


About the Book


About the Author


Dr. Beena Agarwal Is Working As An Associate Professor In The Department Of English Studies, D.S. College, Aligarh. She Obtained Her Ph.D In English In 1991. She Has To Her Credit More Than Forty Articles And Research Papers Published In The Leading Journals And Anthologies Across India. She Has Presented Several Research Papers In The Prestigious National And International Seminars.


Besides Of Academic Pursuits, She Is Actively Engaged In The Projects Related With Social Reawakening. Her Areas Of Interest Are Indian English Literature, Gender Studies, Indian Diaspora, Post Colonial Studies And Dalit Literature.