Shashi Deshpande Summary

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About the Author

Shashi Deshpande is a well known name in the field of Indian literature. She was born in Dharwad in Karnataka as the girl of the famous Kannada playwright and an incredible Sanskrit researcher Sriranga. She completed her studies in Dharwad, Bombay and Bangalore.
Shashi Deshpande had a sharp personality. She got degrees in Economics and Law. Infact, she was a gold medalist. After marriage she had to shift in Bombay. Amid her stay in Mumbai, she chose to seek after a course in News coverage. In this way, she got herself enlisted in the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. From that point, she took up an occupation as a columnist in the magazine "Spectator". She worked there for a few months. While working in the magazine, she started composing
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She is never after contrivances. There is an ernest voice, intense about the story being told and its way. She is one of the scholars with little posturing.Her books more often are about female protagonists. This has driven perusers to call her a feminst essayist. She has frequently grumbled against this title. Shashi Deshpande is of the view that in calling her books feminst, one straitjackets the works; detains them with the mark. She feels that while she is women 's activist, her books are books. She has not composed the books as a debating voice, to build up a theory in a verbal confrontation. She feels her books are open examinations of the encounters of individuals in particular setting. Her plots shape into insistent pictures of women 's activist perspectives. A large portion of us are blinded by this optics to such a degree, to the point that we neglect to perceive whatever other legitimacy in her. For instance, I was thinking about her novel That Long Silence. I think in this novel the utilization of the pioneer figure of speech is extremely fascinating. The way in which Shashi Deshpande in this novel weaves together two sorts of intertextuality is likewise exceptionally
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