Dr. Zeba Siddiqui
Asst Professor, Amity School of Languages
The plays of the Sahitya Akademi Award winner Mahesh Dattani are always concerned with the voices of the dispossessed, those who have been dispossessed for ages and those who have been dispossessed recently. The play Brief Candle, by Mahesh Dattani is concerned with the plight of cancer patients. This paper is an attempt to evaluate the perception of society towards these diseased people. How human beings deal with these hurdles of life and social problems is the prime concern of the author depicted through this play.
Keywords – Mahesh Dattani, Brief Candle, incest, gender discrimination, interdisciplinarity
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