Contemporary Portrayals of Women by Women: Comparing India and Ghana
- Social Consciousness in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things. M. A., Sonia // Language in India;May2013, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p605
A literary criticism of the novel "The God of Small Things" by Arundhati Roy is presented. It recognizes Roy for her new and original writing style and her attitude regarding social consciousness. It highlights the novel's themes, including the confrontation between class antagonism and class...
- Negotiating Femininity, Moulding a Nation in Difficult Daughters by Manju Kapur. Marino, Elisabetta // European English Messenger;Winter2014, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p15
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- Emergence of Manju Kapur as Feminist in Difficult Daughters and A Married Woman. Sridevi, R. // Language in India;Oct2012, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p424
The article justifies the protest of Virmati, the protagonist in the novel "Difficult Daughters" by Indian novelist Manju Kapur. It offers a background of the character, which reflects the importance given by Kapur to familial characters especially women. It also explores the significance of the...
- Debarati Bandyopadhyay - Roy's The God of Small Things. Bandyopadhyay, Debarati // Muse India;May/Jun2011, Issue 37, p21
The article focuses on the concepts related to food and society as depicted in "The God of Small Thing," by Arundhati Roy. As stated, the novel critiques the Indian society and its alienation from the culture and ethos of certain sections within it. It states that in Roy's novel, in addition to...
- Portrait of a renegade. Beal, Daphne // Vogue;Oct2002, Vol. 192 Issue 10, p244
Profiles Indian author Arundhati Roy, author of the best-seller 'The God of Small Things.' Education and personal background; State of Indian literature; Roy's writing style.
- Arundhati Roy - princess to pariah. Chowdhury, Shoma // New Internationalist;Oct2010, Issue 436, p20
The article focuses on the perspectives of Indian writer and social activist Arundhati Roy on the Maoist insurgency movement in India. The reactions of the national media in India to Roy's response to the terror attacks in Mumbai, India in 2008 and pieces published by Roy are discussed. Works...
- BIG THINGS FOR SMALL THINGS. // Quill & Quire;Mar1998, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p78
Reports on Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy's career starting as an actor and scriptwriter in films to the author of bestseller 'The God of the Small Things.' Circumstances that forced a career change for her as a writer; Popularity of the book in 13 countries.
- Psychological Well-being within Patriarchal Borders: A Reading of Shashi Despande's The Dark Holds No Terrors and Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things. Singh, Jyoti // Language in India;Jul2014, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p357
The present paper intends reading Shashi Despande's The Dark Holds No Terrors and Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things with a view to analyse how women are conditioned to acquire femininity in a patriarchal set up and how at times it hinders in attainment of an authentic selfhood. It also...
- Manju Kapoor's Difficult Daughters A Saga of Feminist Autonomy and Separate Identity. Chhikara, Mayur // Language in India;Jul2010, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p189
Manju Kapur presents the yearning for autonomy and separate identity in her women protagonists in this post-modern novel in a traditional thread. The novelist has portrayed her protagonists as women caught in the conflict between the passions of the flesh and a yearning to be a part of the...