Diasporic Predicaments and Cultural Transformation in Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace

Authors

  • T.S. Vathanam Research Scholar, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu,India.
  • Dr. S. Lavanaya Assistant Professor of English, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

Diaspora is the movement of people away from their own country. It refers to the geographically displaced people such as indentured labourers or slaves basically under the empire and often referred to as exile or expatriates. Amitav Ghosh was born on July 11, 1956 in Calcutta. He grew up in Sri Lanka, East Pakistan, Iran and India. Ghosh is a Indian writer settled in Canada who has experienced the cultural and geographical displacement. This paper aims to analyze the diasporic condition of the migrants in his novel The Glass Palace. He sketches the pathetic condition of the migrants under the British rule. Ghosh speaks about the experience of the migrants in the host

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Published

2018-11-10

How to Cite

Vathanam, T., & Lavanaya, D. S. (2018). Diasporic Predicaments and Cultural Transformation in Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH , 6(11), 13. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/5439