Feministic Perception of New Woman in Manju Kapur’s Novel A Married Women

  • K. Padmalatha Reseach Scholar, Department of English Kakatiya University Warangal. TS. India


Feminism is an intellectual and societal progress. It mostly concentrates on women’s struggle for identity and survival. It beholds woemn’s privileges on the one hand and self-empowerment on the last. Their depressed condition was inspired some women writers like Virginia, Arundhati Roy, Shobha De, Bharati Mukherjee and Virginia Woolf, Anita Desai, and so on to representation of the male philosophy via tracing the assembly of manliness and femininity. Afterwards on many writers’focuses on these troubles, one among the woman writer is Manju Kapur who was born in 1948 in Amritsar. Her five significantly celebrated novels to her credit are Difficult Daughters, A Married Woman, Home, The immigrant and Custody, she has emerged a significant and famous novelist on the existing literary view. Kapur mainly speaks for the middle-class woman’s search for freedom and how they overcome all those obstacles to attain their own place in this modern age. In her first novel Difficult Daughters Viramati, Shankuntala, Ida, Shagun and Ishita all are middle class educated urban Indian women burdened to establish themselves with their own self-governing confirmation.


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PADMALATHA, K.. Feministic Perception of New Woman in Manju Kapur’s Novel A Married Women. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 10, p. 10, oct. 2019. ISSN 2582-3574. Available at: <https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/10049>. Date accessed: 14 july 2020.