Women's Sensibility and the Partition Trauma: An Analysis of Bapsi Sidhwa's Ice Candy Man

Begum, Shahnaz
July 2012
Labyrinth: An International Refereed Journal of Postmodern Studi;Jul2012, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p121
Academic Journal
The Partition of India in 1947 gave to Indian novelists sensational topics around which to weave their stories. Partition literature depicts the trauma of communal violence, particularly perpetrated on women. This paper aims to examine the Parsi novelist Bapsi Sidhwa's novel Cracking India also known as Ice Candy Man to find out a suitable answer of the traumatic experiences faced by women and children during Partition.


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