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- Re-visioning of Myths from a Woman's Point of View in Githa Hariharan's novel "The Thousand Faces of Night.". Bahuguna, Divyarajan // Golden Research Thoughts;Jan2012, Vol. 1 Issue 7, Special section p1
This is not just a womanist novel but it is a definite feminist writing in which myths are revisioned, rewrote and retold from a female point of view. Devi the protagonist of the first novel-The Thousand Faces of Night, returns to Madras after obtaining a degree from the USA and she returns only...
- Portrayal of Women in Githa Hariharan's Novels: The Thousand Faces of Night and When Dreams Travel. Maheswari, K. G. // Language in India;Sep2013, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p167
The article presents a literary criticism of Githa Hariharan's novels "The Thousand Faces of Night" and "When Dreams Travel," focusing on the portrayal of women. While "The Thousand Faces of Night" introduces a women with her modern values in conflict with traditional and accepted norms, the...
- The Portrayal of Women in Anita Nair's Ladies Coupe. Deepa, K. // Language in India;Apr2013, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p32
Anita Nair was born in Kerala. She is a famous poet, short story writer and journalist. In Ladies Coupe Anita Nair focuses on men and women relationship, marriage and divorce, social and cultural, and psychological issues. Here the character Margaret Shanthi is a chemistry teacher who got...
- Different Phases of Women in Shashi Deshpande's Novel Moving On. Subashini, B.; Krishnamoorthy, R. // Language in India;Oct2012, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p430
The Indian society has gone through a lot of changes in recent times regarding women's position. New situations demand women's active participation in various roles. While making choices women experience various problems, which create opportunity for women to transcend their traditional role....
- Distinguishing themselves: New fiction by expatriate Indian women. Paranjape, Makarand // World Literature Today;Winter91, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p72
Examines five recent books by expatriate Indian women. `Birthday Deathday and Other Stories,' by Padma Perera; `The Conversations of Cow,' by Suniti Namjoshi; `A Wicked Old Woman,' by Ravinder Randhawa; `Amritvela,' by Leena Dhingra; `Jesus Is Indian and Other Stories,' by Agnes Sam.
- Narrating to Survive: Ethics and Aesthetics in Githa Hariharan's When Dreams Travel. Sankaran, Chitra // Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language & Literature;2008, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p65
Githa Hariharan, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Fiction (1993), explores significant issues with regard to narrativity in her novel, When Dreams Travel. The narrator weaves around Scheherazade - or Shahrzad of the Arabian Nights - a vibrant and inventive story about a perennially...
- Re-telling of Myths in Githa Hariharan's Thousand Faces of Night. Vaidya, Priyanka // Labyrinth: An International Refereed Journal of Postmodern Studi;Oct2013, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p184
In the paper entitled "Retelling of Myths in Githa Hariharans's Thousand Faces of Night", myths are revisioned, rewritten, and retold from a female point of view, it differs from the male discourse, especially by contrasting myths form the Mahabharata with stories from the Sanskrit. It depicts...
- In Times of Siege (Book). // New Yorker;8/18/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 23, p143
Reviews the book 'In Times of Siege,' by Githa Hariharan.
- Book: Out of sight. Doctor, Geeta // India Today;2/16/2009, p26
The article reviews the book "Fugitive Histories," by Githa Hariharan.