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  • Anita Desai 's ' Desai '

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    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 sake

  • 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

  • The Inheritance Of Loss By Kiran Desai

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    appearances of formerly subjugated people. It produces negative self-image and alienation from their indigenous cultures (Tyson, 2006, 419). Kiran Desai was born in 1971 and one of the best writers in India. She was fifteen years old when she left for England with her mother, Anita Desai, who is also a well-known author. After a year they moved to the U.S.A, where Desai has lived till date. She is a part of the Indian Diaspora. She is a citizen of India and a permanent resident of the United States of America

  • 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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    responsibilities they may not be psychologically ready for? What all problems are caused if children take up the roles of 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

  • Theme Of The Village By The Sea By Anita Desai

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    for Indian-English writers and paved way for their recognition in the global map, there was Anita Desai, one of India's foremost writers. Indian novelist, short-story writer and children's author, Anita Desai is indeed a name to reckon with in the field of literature. Winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award and Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, Desai has authored as many as sixteen

  • What Is The Theme Of Diaspora By Kiran Desai

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    declaration of guilt, the unqualified acceptance of authority of America is marked. For Biju, immigration is a load. Biju sends America by his father to improvise his status form low level. Biju comes to a bitter awareness on the situation of immigrant. Desai aptly reveals her own feelings and thoughts clearly through Biju. The readers surely concern with the Biju’s character. Stuart Hall, in his study on multiculturalism, checks that in the progress of migration, the idea of “otherness” and the consciousness

  • Essay On Anita Desai

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    Journey 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

  • The Inheritance Of Loss Essay

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    TITLE : The Inheritance Of Loss AUTHOR : Kiran Desai PUBLISHER : Penguin Books India YEAR OF PUBLICATION : 2006 Kiran Desai is an Indian author. She was born in India in 1971. At the age of fourteen she moved to England. Her novel ‘ The Inheritance Of Loss’ won the Man booker Prize for the year 2006 and the National Book Critics Circle fiction award. Desai is the youngest female to win the Booker prize. She is a part of Indan Diaspora. As a south Asian diapora writer she gives voice to people who

  • Self-Alienation to Self-Adjustment: Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things and Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss

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    The dominant idiom of Indian writing today is firmly entrenched in pain, anxiety of displacement, nostalgia, yearning to belong to roots, and so on. Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things and Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss are two such novels that explore the tragedy of man on several levels using different perspectives. Both the novels are about averted culture-clash tragedies, homogeneity vs. heterogeneity, and about Indian sensibilities. This paper attempts to examine the fictional projections