Mother-Daughter Relationships: A Study of The Dark Holds No Terrors, Difficult Daughters and Fasting, Feasting

Singh, Jitender
January 2013
Language in India;Jan2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p362
Academic Journal
An academic dissertation about conflicts of mother-daughter relationship in three novels by authors from India including "The Dark Holds No Terrors" by Shashi Deshpande, Manju Kapur's "Difficult Daughters" and Anita Desai's "Fasting, Feasting." It explains the emotional and psychological ties connecting the two roles of women, namely mother and daughter. It describes motherhood as the ideal of womanhood in India.


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