DR RANJANA TRIPATHI
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
RAJARSHI TANDON GIRLS DEGREE COLLEGE
UNIVERSITY OF ALLAHABAD
The rise of women in creative writing coincided with Indian Renaissance and the rise of nationalism in India. In this paper I shall present the journey of the rise of Indian women writing .Toru Dutt (1856-1877), Sarojini Naidu (1876-1949) Subhadra Kumari Chauhan (1904-1948), Mahadevi Verma ( 1907 – 1987 ) are amongst the pioneers of women writers in India. The paths of their glory were not without impediments. This paper shall reveal their contribution to Literature and the difficulties that they faced to establish themselves struggling against patriarchy .They rebelled against time and established themselves at par with the men who were contributing to literature in those times.