Indian English Women's Fiction: A Study of Marriage, Career and Divorce

By: D. Murali Manohar

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About the BookThe present book traces the background to Indian English women’s fiction, excluding the translated texts, from the late nineteenth century novels of Toru Dutt, Krupabai Satthianadhan, and Shevantibai M. Nikambe. Almost all the twentieth century major works of leading women writers such as Kamala Markandaya, Nayantara Sahgal, Anita Desai, Kamala Das, Gita Mehta, Shashi Deshpande, Shobha De to the emerging novelists like Anjana Appachana, Namita Gokhale, Githa Hariharan, Manju Kapur have been studied in depth to discuss the issues of marriage, career and divorce. The book attempts to delve into the life of “educated” women and traces the answers to the followings: • What kind of marriage should the women undergo: arranged marriage or love marriage or love-cum-arranged marriage? • What is the difference between a job and a career? • What kind of career should they choose? • Who is going to determine what career to choose? • What career options do the women have? • Do women want separation or divorce and why? • What is the right time for divorce? There are many other feministic issues which have been approached to realistically and analytically, with special reference to several literary works. The present book thus offers an in-depth study of elite women on one hand and caters to the academic needs of students and researchers of Indian English women fiction on the other. The general readers will definitely find it a real eye-opener and also interesting. Printed Pages: 272

Title: Indian English Women's Fiction: A Study of Marriage, Career and Divorce

Author Name: D. Murali Manohar

Categories: Literature, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors: 2018

ISBN: 8126906839

ISBN 13: 9788126906833

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 1202689

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