Anita Desai: Biography
Anita Desai (born 1937) has been touted by "British Writers'" A. Michael Matin as "one of the preeminent contemporary Indian novelists," even referred to by many as the Mother of the Indian psychological novel genre. Her meticulous depictions of modern Indian life, combined...
Name of the book; Village by the see
By; Anita Desai
Story; of an Indian family A story of an Indian family, staying in a village, called Thul, almost 14 miles away form Mumbai one of the
most famous cities of India. This family consists of a mother who is very sick and lying in bed all the time...
Major Works of Anita Desai, the Indian Novelist
Most of Desai's works engage the complexities of modern Indian culture from a feminine perspective while highlighting the female Indian predicament of maintaining self-identity as an individual woman. Cry, the Peacock, Desai's first novel, chronicles...
Post Colonial Impact on Urdu Language Lovers in Anita Desai’s In Custody
Dr.A.CHANDRA BOSE, PhD.,
Assistant Professor of English
The Madura College (Autonomous)
Madurai, Tamilnadu -625 011
The Communalization and Disintegration of Urdu in Anita Desai’s In Custody 1
T of Urdu in India is an extremely layered one which needs to be examined historically, politically and ideologically in order to grasp...
Anita Desai?s novel, The Village by the Sea, is a vibrant narration of perseverance and hope in distress. It is a saga of changes and adaptation, a little of evil and more about the goodness of nature and human kindness.
Based on true events, it is a story set in a small coastal village Thul near...
A Devoted Son by Anita Desai
Summary This story takes place in a shabby suburb in India. Rakesh, the son of a vegetable seller, triumphs in medical school and afterwards. He is a devoted son, bowing to his father, marrying the girl his parents choose, and becoming the director of his own clinic...
Won the Winifred Holtby Memorial Prize for her novel "Fire on the Mountain" and her children's book "The Village by the Sea" (1982), won the Guardian Children's Fiction Award.
Anita Desai is an Indian novelist and short story writer. She is known for her sensitive portrayal of the inner...
THEME OF ALIENATION IN ANITA DESAI’S NOVELS WITH REFERENCE TO ‘CRY, THE PEACOCK’, ‘VOICES IN THE CITY’ AND ‘FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN’
Alienation is one of the greatest problems confronting modern man. The 20th century
Especially the postwar period has been called the ‘Age of Alienation’....
FASTING, FEASTING by Anita Desai
The main characters who struck me the most are Uma and her brother Arun; to them are dedicated the two
parts of the novel.
Personally I think they have a lot of things in common and I’m not only considering the fact that they belong
to the same...
SUMMARY OF THE CASE STUDY
The case study is presenting a lawsuit of Anita Groener, who is suing Minister for Education (hereinafter referred as ‘the Minister’) and the City of Dublin - Vocational Educational Committee (hereinafter referred as ‘the Education Committee’). The charge was bas...
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CONGUGAL CACAPHONY IN ANITA DESAI’S NOVELS
Suneeta Upadhyay, Research Scholar
M.M.H. college, Ghaziabad, C.C.S. University, Meerut
Indian novelist and short story writer, Anita Desai is specially noted for her insightful depiction of the inner life of the female characters in her writings. In...