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Anita Desai

by Elaine Yee Lin Ho

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Published by Northcote House [for the] British Council in Tavistock .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Desai, Anita, -- 1937- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Outsiders in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-117) and index.

    StatementElaine Yee Lin Ho.
    SeriesWriters and their work, Writers and their work (Unnumbered)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.D465 Z685 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 118 p. ;
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18828853M
    ISBN 10074631051X, 074630983X
    ISBN 109780746310519, 9780746309834

    About Anita Desai. Anita Desai was born and educated in India. Her novels Fasting, Feasting, Clear Light of Day and In Custody, were all shortlisted for the Booker Prize. In Custody was filmed by Merchant Ivory Productions. Anita Desai is a Fellow of More about Anita Desai. Anita Desai was born in Mussoorie, India, in of Indian and German parentage. Her works focus on relationships and family life in India, particularly the problems of women in Indian s: 1.

    From The Jacket This book is an attempt to discuss comprehensively the symbolism of Anita Desai who is unquestionably one of the foremost Indian English novelists. Her greatness is evident not only in her depiction of the depths of human consciousness and subconsciousness, in her existentialist concern which makes her writings uniquely powerful in her poetic expression, etc., but also in her.   this is the project in LS i am asked to do by my lecturer. i'm so glad i found this team! this is the best crew ever!!! it is according to the story book "The Village By The Sea" in chapter

    Anita Desai (nee Mazumbar) is a critically lauded 20th-century writer, and her novels on the experiences and inner lives of Indian men and women are known for their compassion, eloquence, and lucid prose. In Custody () is a novel set in Delhi, India by Indian American writer Anita Desai. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 5 External links. Deven earns a living by teaching Hindi literature to college students. As his true interest was in Urdu poetry, he jumps at the chance to meet the great Urdu poet, Nur. Under the advice of Author: Anita Desai.


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