Space and Identity of Women in Indian English Writings

  • Dr. Abha Singh Associate Professor Dyal Singh Eve. College University of Delhi Delhi, India

Abstract

The women’s studies have been receiving increasing academic and disciplinary recognition throughout the globe. The writers are determined to narrate, respond and react to the place of women in society. The purpose of the present paper is to redefine the image of women in post colonial Indian English literature. The post colonial Indian English writers focus on major issues relating to woman such as her awakening to the realization of her individuality, her breaking away with the traditional image. The transformation of the idealized women into an assertive self willed woman, searching and discovering her true self is described by various Indian Writers like Anita Desai, Sashi Deshpande, Nayantara Sahgal, Bharati Mukherjee, Kamla Markandaya, Manju Kapoor and many others have depicted females who are not silent sufferers but have learnt to fight against injustice and humiliation.  

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How to Cite
SINGH, Dr. Abha. Space and Identity of Women in Indian English Writings. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 11, p. 16, nov. 2019. ISSN 2582-3574. Available at: <http://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/10134>. Date accessed: 12 dec. 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v7i11.10134.