Feminist English Literature

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, Jan 1, 1999 - Indic literature (English) - 318 pages
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Feminism Is A Rapidly Developing Critical Ideology Of Great Promise. It Has Evolved Into A Philosophy Encompassing Diverse Fields Of Human Activity In Society. The Feminist Theory, Its Varied Articulations And Its Ramifications In A Literary Context Constitute A Significant Segment For Critical Endeavour.The Present Anthology Provides A Broad Spectrum On Feminist English Literature With In-Depth Analysis Of The Works Of Kamala Das, Kamala Markandaya, Anita Desai, Rama Mehta, Shashi Deshpande, Uma Vasudevan, Githa Hariharan, Nina Sibal, Arundhati Roy, Mary Shelley, Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Margaret Atwood, Jean Rhys, Ellen Glasgow, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Toni Morrison And Others.The Volume Also Contains Articles On Feminist Theory, The Emerging Self Of Women In Indian English Fiction And General Appraisal Of Women Novelists As Regards Their Portrayal Of The Woman S Question.
 

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Among manifold writings in British ,American , African and many other literatures feminism is a burning issue to be pondered. The varied articulations and its ramifications with special reference to literature is reaching the edge of the studies done in the related fields.Authors of present era are working hard on their writings to achieve the target of actual feminism
This book, by the eminent writer of the age, is a real analytic study of the writer's views and approaches towards existing feminism.the writer has gone to the extent of saying the truth about the literary appraoch of the writers of the past and present.A beautiful comparison of the same views of the writers is been discussed by the writer which were at times to reach clash..The work emphatically presents the analysis of the ancients and the novals
 

Contents

Feminist English Literature An Introduction
1
The Unconscious Desire and its Fulfilment
10
Images of Alienation A Study of Anita Desais
18
Inside the Haveli The Silent Transformation
43
Jaya
64
A Sexist Approach
75
The Image of Woman in Uma Vasudevans
85
Yatra A Journey Unto SelfAccomplishment
89
Atwoods T and Thou
175
The Feminine Predicament in Margaret Atwoods
182
A Dolls House A Reassessment
189
Ellen Glasgows The Miller of Old Church
197
Female Characters in F Scott Fitzgerald
203
A Critique of Toni Morrisons Feminism
214
The Alienated Self A Study of Anita Desais
222
T S Eliot and Hinduism
234

The God of Small Things A Feminist Analysis
95
Fictional Treatment of the Neurotic Phenomenon
105
For a Story of My Own The Female
113
Shobha Des Socialite Evenings A Feminist
127
A Study
140
Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens Feminist
147
The Concept of Perfect Man in Between
157
Where Shall We Go This Summer? Sitas
247
Tradition and Deviation A Study of Anita
253
Feminism Jettisoned in Pinters Plays
280
Nargis Dalai The Woman Writer
293
Concept of Woman in Nectar in a Sieve
308
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