Organising the Shattered Bits of 'Self': A Study of Shashi Deshpande's Novels
|S. S. Publishers, Delhi
|9.00 X 6.00 inch
Shashi Deshpande is one of those eminent Indian novelist in English whose works have been admired both at home and abroad. Her work is comparable to that of the other eminent Indian writers the Anita Desai and Kamala Markandaya. As a novelist she is deeply concerned with the subjective sealities of human existence.
Through the sensitive portrayal of the psychic conflicts of her fictional characters, Shashi Deshpande lays bare the oppressive and anti-human value system of Indian society. However, her novels and on apositive note as all her leading characters are able to gather their shattered bits of 'self' and reorganise themselves, the present book is a study of the psychic conflicts of Deshpande's fictional characters and of their fresh insights into the significance of life by reaching out to the other human beings.
Asha Sharma teaches at Vaish Arya Kanya Shikshan Mahavidyalaya. She is a young and dynamic teacher and her field of interest is Indian English fiction. She obtained the Degree of Ph.D. in English from C.C.S. University, Meerut. Apart from attending some seminars and conferences she has two published articles to her credit.**Contents and Sample Pages**
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