Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Chandrika Balan (Author) & K. Satchidanandan (Intro.)

Title   Arya and Other Stories

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   New

Publisher   New Delhi, India Orient BlackSwan 2014

ISBN    8125056807 / 9788125056805

Seller ID   101883

She is from a village. She is angry at her conservative mother. She is a flawed activist. She is being judged. She makes compromises. She cannot die, even if she wills it. She chooses to command. Her children want to do away with her. She looks for friendships online. She craves for fame. She musters the courage to pursue her lover. What binds her through all these is her strength; she is indomitable. Arya and Other Stories is a collection of twelve short stories by Chandrika Balan, known in the Malayalam literary world as Chandramati. Balan brings to the reader a glimpse into the world of the woman in a village where feminism has reached. Here men know what feminism is; women know they can be independent; and, children know that their mother is not a caring-bearing machine. Balan’s exploration is into the kind of questions a woman here goes through.Employing different writing styles—realism, magic realism and postmodernism—Balan weaves a sensitive fabric that is a study of the contemporary woman. Accompanied by K. Satchidanandan’s scholarly introduction that traces women’s writing tradition in Kerala, this collection of poignant and incisive short stories is bound to interest every reader of fiction and translation.Printed Pages: 144.

Arya and Other Stories Chandrika Balan (Author) & K. Satchidanandan (Intro.)

Price = 8.10 USD


Books of related interest
Afterbirth and Other Stories
Kajoli Khanna
4.80 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Indian Contribution to the Development of Far Eastern Buddhist Iconography
A.K. Bhattacharyya
65.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Inspirations Traditional
K. Prakash
27.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Indian Summer: A Mem-sahib in India and Sind
APril Swayne-Thomas; Foreword By Sir Sidney Ridley
9.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Immortal Ajanta
Narayan Sanyal
18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Indian Mythology (Library of the World's Myths and Legends Series)
Veronica Ions
8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Indian Wildlife
Ramesh Bedi and Rajesh Bedi
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Inside India: Quintessential Indian Style
Monisha Bharadwaj
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Interpretation of Indian Art
N. Bhuvanendran
8.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

India Chic: Hotels. Palaces. Havelis. Spas
Inderjit Badhwar and Susan Leong
24.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Apracharajas: A History Based on Coins and Inscriptions
Prashant Srivastava
10.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Prehistory and Protohistory of Eastern India with Special Reference to Orissa
Milan K. Chauley
37.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie