Violence and Oppression in Nayantara Sahgal’s Lesser Breeds

Authors

  • Suruchi Aswal Ph.D. Scholar Department of English University of Rajasthan Jaipur. India

Abstract

In this paper I will explore the theme of violence and oppression in the novel Lesser Breeds, written by Indian-based writer Nayantara Sahgal. Having a political background of Nehru family and being the cousin of Indira Gandhi (former Prime Minister of India), her fictions deals with India’s elite responding to the political crisis. The novel is set in from the year 1932 to the present time of 2000; the past era of the country when people were fighting for their nation’s independence under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi who was the chief motivator, idol, and guide for India’s countrymen. 

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Published

2018-08-10