Literary Paraphernalia Of Anita Desai)-Daughter And Anita Desai's Novels
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Abstract: The need to write was born as soon as they could hold a pen and place letters one after each other and across the page. The substance of this paper is set against the story weaving tradition of two generations i.e. mother (Anita Desai)-daughter ( Kiran Desai) duo. The two generations of story weaving, Desais touch on the same raw social nerves and massage them deftly into literary art. Both Desais are known for their devastating wit and charming style. The way both Desais keep the pace going on in her novels is remarkable. They leave no issue untouched and no point of view un-presented. They have a rare eye for detail. As the daughter of the noted writer Anita Desai, Kiran Desai has inherited considerable gains in the world of fiction. Literary paraphernalia of Kiran Desai shows unmistakable imprints of her illustrious mother, Anita Desai. Thus, it can undoubtedly be said that kiran Desai is treading on the same path which her mother, Anita Desai, used to tread.
Key Words: Alienation, Immigration, Migration, Identity, Style, Flashback, Flashforth.
The mother –daughter duo i.e. Anita Desai and Kiran Desai are two prominent stars shinning in the firmament of Indian English Writings and occupy a distinct and distinctive place in the realm of contemporary Indian English Fiction. Both of them deserve appreciation for their literary output as they write on the subjects like home, identity, immigration, alienation and loneliness.
Anita Desai, a renowned writer who is