Women's Sensibility and the Partition Trauma: An Analysis of Bapsi Sidhwa's Ice Candy Man
- Home and the World: Women's Place in the Home and Nation in Cracking India. Roy, Sohinee // Journal of Commonwealth & Postcolonial Studies;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p45
The author examines Bapsi Sidhwa's novel "Ice Candy Man," focusing on the representation of home and the relation of women characters to home using postmodern spatial theories. The author theorizes that "Ice Candy Man" depicts the home as a potential site of resistance for women against the...
- HUMANE AND SATANIC SURVIVALS IN ICE-CANDY-MAN. Mujawar, Anisa G. // Journal of Literature, Culture & Media Studies;Jan-Dec2011, Vol. 3 Issue 5/6, p39
Bapsi Sidhwa's Ice-Candy-Man is the most authentic expression of the partition of India. It makes alive the grotesque experiences of refugees, mass murders, and exploitation on both individual and collective level. Being a politically motivated novel, the whole story of the novel moves around...
- Ice-Candy-Man. Rahman, Tariq // World Literature Today;Fall88, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p732
Reviews the book "Ice-Candy-Man," by Bapsi Sidhwa.
- Portrayal of Middle Class Women in Bapsi Sidhwa's Ice-Candy Man During the Catatonic Times of Partition. Gunasekaran, N.; Peruvalluthi, V. // Language in India;
The women characters "subtly but effectively subvert the ingrained elements of patriarchy, privileging female will, choice, strength along with the feminine qualities of compassion and motherhood" in Ice-Candy-man which can undoubtedly be termed as a feminist novel - the traditional novel...
- Migratory Experiences in Bapsi Sidhwa's Novels: An American Brat and Ice-Candy-Man. Kani, A. M. Jamila // Language in India;Oct2013, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p253
The article explores the experiences of migrant characters in the novels "An American Brat" and "Ice-Candy-Man" by Bapsi Sidhwa. The first novel features the experiences of a Pakistani girl named Feroza who migrated to the U.S. to make her modern in approach and outlook. The experience of...
- Parsis Moving Beyond Custom and Tradition -- Bapsi Sidhwa -A Voice to the Voiceless. Lone, Iftikhar Hussain // Language in India;
The article looks at characters in novels written by Bapsi Sidhwa as reflections of the people in the Indian subcontinent. Her novels "Ice-Candy-Man," "The Crow Eaters" and "An American Brat" feature characters who have attained self-awakening or self-realization. The decision of a character in...
- Interview with Bapsi Sidhwa. Afzal-Khan, Fawzia // World & I;Mar94, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p294
Interviews Bapsi Sidhwa, author of the novel `An American Brat.' Motivation in writing the novel; Reaction to the response of the readers with her novel; Intended audience for the novel.
- Ties that bind. Hower, Edward // World & I;Mar94, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p296
Discusses the novels of Bapsi Sidhwa. `The Crow Eaters'; `The Bride'; `Cracking India'; Family as central theme of Sidhwa's fiction.
- The Crow Eaters. // Library Journal;10/1/1981, Vol. 106 Issue 17, p1955
Presents author Bapsi Sidhwa's thoughts about her first published novel 'The Crow Eaters.' Plot of the novel; Inspiration for writing.