Proceedings of Research Papers Presented At The National Research Seminar In English On “Widening Canvas Of Literature” Held On 03rd And 04th December, 2015
Dr. Aparna Banik
Assistant Professor (English)
Cloth Market Girls Commerce College, Indore
Ms. Vanshika Gangwani
Assistant Professor of English in AITR Indore
The proposed paper entitled cross cultural perspectives : in the novel of Salman Rushdie and V.S Naipaul, is serious attempt to explore their concern for the displaced position of migrants. Rushdie and V.S Naipaul both are Diaspora writers they both have seen consequences of Diaspora, both of them are dislocated writers due to transcending boundaries, and its consequences are much focused issues in the present day literature. Migration often creates forces of different magnitudes acting simultaneously.. The present paper will probe into the cross cultural issues occurred due to Diaspora in the writing of Salman Rushdie and V.S Naipaul.
Salman Rusdie and V.S Naipaul have a number of novels in their credit which highlight the displaced position of migrants and the representation of their struggle with different culture .The novels which are chosen for this paper include:
V.S Naipaul’s ”A House for Mr. Biswas” published in (1961).Salman Rushdi’s “Midnight’s Children” Published in (1981).
Keywords- Diaspora, Nostalgia, Shift from nostalgia to utopia, Cross-Culture.