The issues of rootedness and displacement recur in her novels and the former assert itself predominantly in the real and imagined realms of her fiction. Keywords: place, space, spatial identity, cultural consciousness, homeland, rootedness, displacement. Literature reveals spatial identity and cultural consciousness in its varied manifestations. It can also verbalize the attachment of individuals to various places and spaces. The latitudes and and longitudes of their lived zones influence both the spatial and temporal realms of human imagination.
Name (in full) of Participant: Smt. Himanshu Kandpal Designation: Assistant professor in English Name of the Institution: Govt. M.S. College for women, Bikaner (Rajasthan) E- Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Contact Number: 09784728738 Title of the proposed paper: Reinterpretation of Draupadi's myth in Shauna Singh Baldwin's play We Are So Different Now Abstract Myths are important part of any culture and society. Indian scriptures abound in mythological stories which are reinterpreted and revised numerous times by the contemporary writers because these stories are deeply ingrained in the collective unconscious of Indian society and forms the ideological basis of thinking.
Deeda narrates different stories from her memories in Trinidad Bhojpuri, which take us back to era of colonial rule. Along with this mohan uses folklore of Saranga. Here method of storytelling is get an insight into a culture. Use of folklore serves a purpose. Three stories that a run together creates a magnificent picture of women centered Jahajin.
Harjo has written (and performed) many artistic works that combine and move away from traditional definitions of ‘genre’. Harjo’s memoir Crazy Brave, weaves multiple visions and experiences of her life into a beautiful and heartwarming story of birthing, becoming, and being one’s self. She writes in and out
In such situations, the emotional idealism and practical realities are also very often at variants such as the novels of Anita Desai. The inner most psyche of her protagonist is revealed to us through their interactions with those who are emotionally related to them on the basis of kinship. Anita Desai is another luminary of this brilliant group of women novelists in the firmament of Indian fiction in English. She is gifted with a sensibility with her aesthetic goals. Though not admittedly feminist, Anita Desai is aware of a predicament of Indian women writers.
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION Literary narratives create a new form of appreciating the indigenous tribal community and their culture. It enhances the understanding of tribal culture through human psyche and sentiments unlike anthropological studies. Tribal literature mostly is expressed through folktales, songs, myths and legends bringing out their customs and values. Orissa is one of the states with many tribes in India. They live in an organized and well knit community.
Though not everything which is written down is Literature, but as a classification literature doesn’t really have a boundary line. Leaving aside the issue of identity, we cannot deny the fact that prose Writing in English from India’s Northeast has a powerful genre. There have been a number of writers, both in fiction and non-fiction, who claim serious attention. Insurgency, ethnic violence, corruption in the bureaucracy, home, migration, exile, memory are some of the powerful or dominant themes that the novelists of this region deal with. As mention earlier, writers like Mamang Dai, Easterine Kire and Temsula Ao have through their conscious writings about their people and their place contributed immensely for the people to see and hear the voices of the marginalized people.
In Punjabi literature Surinder Singh Narula can be recognized as the initiator of this genre. In his PeoPuttar a very interesting and well description of regional life of Amritsar can be noticed. Keywords: Region, Regional Novel, Plot, Culture, Society etc. Regional novel refers the life of a particular region through literature and is a popular type of novel, in western as well as Indian literature. This particular type of novel aims at the depiction of various aspects of socio-cultural life of a particular region.
In Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan she wrote about the legendary past of India. Toru Dutt expressed the Indian belief of the supremacy of Fate in Human life. The poetry of Toru Dutt is notable also for the feel of Indian life that it has been able to convey in a foreign language. Indo-Anglian literature has occupied an outstanding place not only in India but in European countries also. Toru Dutt was a remarkable Indo-Anglian Poetess who was like Keats.
The budding of inestimable varieties promising literary texts in India is owing to her linguistic assortment. Multilingual India with its repository of literatures has the potential for becoming an inspiring practicum for literary translation and comparative studies. It furnishes abundant scope for comparative scholars to study Indian Literature based on history, ideology and theology. According to 1981 census 221 spoken languages were recorded in India excluding languages of speakers totaling less than 10,000. In addition to the 18 languages recognized by our Indian Constitution as major languages four more are recognized by the Sahitya Akademi for their impact in literature.