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...
- Women's Dilemma in Manju Kapur's Novels Difficult Daughters and Home. Maheswari, H. Uma // Language in India;Dec2015, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p255
Manju Kapur is a post- colonial writer who intuitively perceives the position of women in a patriarchal society and deals with the problems of women. Kapur's Difficult Daughters is the story of a young woman Virmati who falls in love with a married man, hitherto a condemned passion in her narrow...
- 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...