Anita desai

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  • Anita Desai 's ' Desai '

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    in her husband 's house. Anita Desai 's language is marked by three characteristics of sensuous richness, high sensitiveness and love for the sound words. She is chiefly interested in the emotional world of woman, and her fiction reflects a rare imaginative awareness of the various forces in operation and a genuine understanding of feminine sensibility as well as psychology. Her central characters are sensitive and respond faithfully to the needs of the self. Anita Desai uses words for their own

  • Anita Desai : An Indian Novelist

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    Chapter-1 Introduction Anita Desai is one of India 's foremost writers. She is an Indian novelist, short-story writer and children 's author. Winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award and Guardian Children 's Fiction Prize, Desai has authored as many as sixteen works of fiction, some of the best ones being 'Fasting, Feasting ', 'The Village By The Sea ', 'In Custody ', and 'Clear Light of Day '. Her distinct style of writing, her original characters

  • Theme Of Voices In The City By Anita Desai

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    Abstract: Unlike other women novelists, Anita Desai concentrates on the exploration of sensibility, that too feminine sensibility by probing deep into the inner life of a woman. Desai reigns supreme in her fictional world by focusing attention towards “the quest inward” and concentrating on the still grimmer and more harrowing presentation of Indian life. In fact all her characters are sensitive, solitary and hyper- introspective. Her fiction balances itself delicately on the fringes between things

  • The Village By The Sea By Anita Mazumdar Desai

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    caregivers in their families? Anita Mazumdar Desai is an Indian novelist. She was born on June 24 1937. She is also known as Anita Mazumdar. She married Ashvin Desai in 1958 and has a daughter named Kiran Desai who has written the novel “The Inheritance of Loss”. Harsh conditions may force children into roles and responsibilities of being a parent to younger children in the family and also the caretaker of the family as seen in Anita Desai’s novel “The Village by The Sea.” Anita Desai's novel, The Village

  • Theme Of The Village By The Sea By Anita Desai

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    1978: Anita won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize. 1980: Was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for 'Clear Light of Day'. 1984: She was again shortlisted for Booker Prize for 'Fasting, Feasting'. 2003: Received Benson Medal of Royal Society of Literature.. Even before the likes of Salman Rushdie, Amitav Ghosh, and Arundhati Roy ushered in new possibilities for Indian-English writers and paved way for their recognition in the global map, there was Anita Desai, one of India's foremost writers

  • Essay On Anita Desai

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    towards Anita Desai’s biography Anita Desai is an Indian novelist and short story writer. She is known for her sensitive portrayal of the inner feelings of her female characters. Many of her novels explore tensions between family members and the alienation of middle-class women. In her later novels, she wrote on varied themes such as German anti-Semitism, the demise of traditions, and Western stereotypical views of India. Anita Desai was born as Anita Mazumdar on June 24, 1937 in Mussoorie, Anita Desai's

  • Marital Discord By Anita Desai

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    INTRODUCTION The present work aims to study the Marital Discord and the problems faced by the women in Indian society which undoubtedly, is marching ahead at the path of development but still assigns traditional roles to the women. Anita Desai has her own separate approach to female problems in Indian social life and life in general. She does not think that marriage is as farce as all human relationships are. Some of her heroines have the idea of a blissful, happy conjugal life, but on the whole

  • The Styl Style Of Anita Desai

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    Anita Desai undoubtedly holds a prominent position among the Contemporary writers of Indo –Anglican fiction. She is a bold and experimental Novelist with a new sense and vibrant richness. Much attention is given to the emotional crisis of her protagonists who live in a chaotic society. She delves deep to find out the factors responsible for such a despair and attempts to suggest solutions to overcome it. From her novels, it is clear that she, possesses one of the healthiest and psychologically

  • Anita Desai : Hunger For Freedom

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    Abstract: Anita Desai is recognized as the first Indian author writing in English who delineates feminist themes seriously, focusing on the conditions of women in India. The conflict of her characters is noted to be as one, between reason and instinct, the will and reality, involvement and detachment. She is deep rooted in her native culture that is evident from her themes, style, landscape, images and of course, in her successful experimentation with English novel. Her novels raise many issues

  • Fasting Feasting By Anita Desai

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    Anita Desai’s novel Fasting, Feasting, is a two part novel set in the 20th century. The first part is situated in India, while the second is situated in Western Massachusetts, in the United States. Desai focuses very seriously on the theme of gender and social roles, particularly referring to female characters. The author reveals that America’s society, in those days, placed gender expectations to its members, especially regarding to female beauty. The written task intends to show how and why American