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Title: A Critical Study of the Select Novels of Anita Desai Arundhati Roy and Kiran Desai in Postcolonial Perspectives
Researcher: Jadhav Ashok Jagnnathrao
Guide(s): Gangane A S
Keywords: Arts and Humanities
Literary Reviews
University: Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
Completed Date: 2018
Abstract: Postcolonialism is a current movement of thought that reveals the effects of colonialism on the social, cultural, economic, political and linguistic life of colonial societies. It also reacts to the discourse of colonization. It tries to dismantle the entire historical process and the European hegemony and assumptions of the writings of the postcolonial societies as marginal and subordinate. The postcolonial literature refers to literatures written in English in former colonies. It attempts to find out the ways in which non-European literatures and cultures have been marginalized as an effect of colonial rule. In the present research work, the attention is focused on a critical study of the select novels of Anita Desai, Arundhati Roy and Kiran Desai in the postcolonial perspectives with the following objectives: 1) To study the cultural upheaval and the efforts made by the natives to endorse the colonial influences. 2) To analyze the racial discrimination and marginalization so as to establish cultural identity of the colonized people. 3) To search postcolonial problems of immigration and displacement. 4) To reveal the feminine sensibility and female subaltern voices. 5) To acknowledge the postcolonial aspects of Anglophilia, hybridity and mimicry as the frequent themes in the Indian English Fiction. The methodology used for this research is analytical, critical and comparative; and approaches are socio-political, cultural, economic and linguistic. The findings of the research are: the decolonization accounts for the social, cultural, economic, and political marginalization of the indigenous people. Anita Desai, Arundhati Roy and Kiran Desai revealed the postcolonial perspectives through their writings in their novels. The cultural identity of the colonized people, after independence, has been established newlineviii newlinethrough the postcolonial writings. Anita Desai, Arundhati Roy and Kiran Desai have contributed massively in terms of shaping, creating and illuminating the region of the colonized and they have played signi
Pagination: 245p
Appears in Departments:Department of English

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