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The Silences & Survival Of India Women In Shashi Deshpande’s Fictions

Authored By: Shameena Bano

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789388859875

Year of Publication: 2019

Pages: 126

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories

Price in Rs. 420.00

                             Price in (USA) $. 33.6

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Book Contents


About the Book


This book is an attempt to study the novels of Shashi Deshpande in terms of silences and survival of Indian women in domestic and social sphere. How the modern Indian women are adjusting with customs and traditions is an issue highlighted by Shashi Deshpande in her fictions. Divided into five chapters. The book analyses the key issues fo women in novels of Shashi Deshpande including discusses the husband-wife relationships, the roles of lovers and friends in women’s lives, issues of rape, desertion of wives by the husbands and the silences of women and their strategies of survival.

About the Author


Dr. Shamenaz Bano is the author, co-author and editor of 9 books, Women Poets: Within and Beyond Shore Volume I, II &III,Verses on Racism, Resistance and Refugee Crisis Vol I, Gender Studies: Fragmentation and Formation, Shades of Life, The Celebration of Our Voices, Trends, Issues and Implicationsin Asian Women Writing, and Feeling for You. She is currently teaching English Literature at S. S. Khanna Girls’ Degree College, Allahabad. She has taught English Literature and Language at Ewing Christian College, Allahabad University and AIET, Allahabad. With a D. Phil in English Literature from the University of Allahabad, she has professional experience for more than 15 years. She has contributed poems to many international poetry magazines andanthologies like Women of Substance, Raven Cage Magazine, Poetry Archive,Women of Reflection, Women of Passion, Poetic Souls, Feeling International, Hope Reborn and Glomag. She is a member of the editorial board of many international journals, including Angloamericanae Journal (Macedonia), KJHSS (Azerbaijan) Anglisticum (Macedonia), IJRHS (Jordan), Cyber Literature: An Online Journal, The Context, English Literator Society, Literary Miscellany, Research Access & Expressions, Levure Litteraire (France-Germany-USA).

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