88-7 Front

A Study of Bharati’s THE TIGER’S DAUGHTER


ISBN: 978-93-82166-88-7

Author: Dr. Satender Kumar

About the Book:

This book is a close study of the text of novels ‘The Tiger’s
Daughter’ the very first novel of Bharati Mukherjee, with a
view to describe its theme in the wider sense of consciousness
of not even Indian but South Asian Diaspora, which binds
together with the various complexities of the postcolonial theory.
The dimensions of novelistic complexities as subject of critical
attention is now far extended beyond a simple thematic study
of Diaspora, exile, isolation, and alienation, to encompass all
the meanings and features such as margin, construction of
homeland, hyphenated identity, displacement, and assimilation,
and above all the complexity of a point of view of a woman
a writer of South Asian Diaspora in North America. Our century
that is, the last two decades of the twentieth century and the
starting of the twenty-first century witnessed the breaking of
barriers between national/regional literature and the global/
continental literature. It has provided the requisite framework
and the rigorous tools to analyze the complex themes, so that
it has become possible to break new grounds in postcolonial
studies of Diaspora.