She mingles myths and real life stories in order to bring forward, a group of women of different ages and generations and castes, with a common interest. The novelist gives an account of the epic stories and its relevance to the contemporary society. Githa Hariharan’s debut novel,
Anne Bradstreet (1612 – 1672) has been a long-lasting leading figure in the American literature who embodied a myriad of identities; she was a Puritan, poet, feminist, woman, wife, and mother. Bradstreet’s poetry was a presence of an erudite voice that animadverted the patriarchal constraints on women in the seventeenth century. In a society where women were deprived of their voices, Bradstreet tried to search for their identities. When the new settlers came to America, they struggled considerably in defining their identities. However, the women’s struggles were twice than of these new settlers; because they wanted to ascertain their identities in a new environment, and in a masculine society.
studied are Femina and Woman's Era. It’s a comparative content analysis. Also, this thesis also looks at how women perceive these magazines. It looks at women’s magazines as a reading experience. A qualitative research has been conduct of the women readers..
There exists a very real relationship between the Female Gothic novel of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century and the social context of women at that time. This new class of fiction is essentially treated by women as it addresses women’s experiences offered an opportunity to address “the hidden, unspeakable reality of women’s lives: not just their lives in the private inner world of the psyche, but also their social and economic lives in a real world of patriarchal institutions” (DeLamotte 165). Notwithstanding the success of male Gothicists, Gothic fiction is perceived as a female-dominated genre as Leonard Wolf writes: Despite the triumphs of Lewis and Maturin, the Gothic novel was something of a cottage industry of middle-class
She faces social pressure by wanting the conventional family and not what her friend’s would like, as ar mentioned any on. and he or she or he faces psychological pressure throughout her maternity with mount, once she is that the questioned by the people around her as a result of she believes that there is one factor wrong with the baby, though describing but the birth of mount affects the family on its whole, the novel strictly focuses on but Harriet experiences it. The reader sees the downfall of the family through her eyes, and gains info exclusively of but Harriet’s psyche is affected throughout the story. The feminist approach that is used is that the muse of the novel and is very important to possess surveyed once continuing to analysis completely different parts
Literary feminism was concerned with the politics of women’s authorship and the representation of women’s condition with literature. The feminist and feminist writers have been successful in achieving the legal rights for women, yet much has to be done at the social level. Feminist writers today proudly hold their cause of ‘womanhood’ through their writings. The Indian literature field is bold to represent feminism in the hands of well known writers. Who have transformed from theoretical theme to historic and cultural realities, levels of consciousness, women’s outlook and actions.
Anita Nair, is one such writer who portrays realistic female characters in her works. Her strength as a writer lies in bringing alive the everyday thoughts desires and doubts Nair portrays her-female characters as a realistic nature of thoughts and ideas in her novels. This paper focuses on quest for identity and the feministic approach of female characters in Anita Nair’s second novel Ladies coupe. Key words : Post-colonial society; quest for identify; women’s emancipation. Identity is a state of mind that is granted by the interaction with the fellow beings in the society and also, by the acceptance in the society.
QUEST FOR IDENTITY IN SHASHI DESHPANDE NOVEL ROOTS AND SHADOWS M.P.C.V.K.VARA PRASAD Doctoral Scholar in English Department of Humanities and Social Sciences A.U. College of Engineering (A) Andhra University Visakhapatnam -530 003 Abstract The paper analyses the novel of Shashi Deshpande in terms of the women protagonists ' search for peace and quest for harmony within and without. This endeavor explores the impediments to harmony in family and society as experienced by the women in Shashi Deshpande 's novel. The women of Shashi Deshpande 's novel indulge in various experiences from passion and emotion finally arriving at a mature understanding of themselves and the world around them. Identity crisis or search of identity has received a thrust in the Post- Colonial literature.
She is a post colonial writer who reveals the true position of women in a patriarchal society and deals with the problems of women. Her novels present the longing struggle of women to establish an identity. In her novel A Married Woman, Astha is the main protagonist of the story. The story moves around her. It is a romantic story of Astha and her husband, Hemant.
Her novels explore the disturbed psyche of the modern Indian women. Her primary focus of attention is the world of woman and the struggle of women in the context of modern Indian society. She has created ripples in the society of male domination by narrating women and their plight, fears, dilemmas, contradiction and ambition. She