Language and theme in Anita Desai"s fiction
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Published by Classic Pub. House in Jaipur .
Written in English



  • India


  • Desai, Anita, 1937- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Women and literature -- India -- History -- 20th century.,
  • India -- In literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-190)

StatementKunj Bala Goel.
LC ClassificationsPR9499.3.D465 Z67 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1832984M
LC Control Number89904900

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Anita Desai’s in Custody A Critical Appraisal by Neeru Tandon English | ISBN: , | pages | EPUB | September 1, | Mb. Anita Desai is a leading member of a generation of writers who have carved out a niche for Indian fiction in English—today a burgeoning literary arena with writers of Indian descent or origin chiming in from around the world. Through sensitive psychological probing and sharp social critique, her novels chart the emotional lives of people. Critical Studies: Anita Desai: A Study of Her Fiction by Meena Belliappa, Calcutta, Writers Workshop, ; The Twice-Born Fiction by Meenakshi Mukherjee, New Delhi, Arnold-Heinemann, ; The Novels of Mrs. Anita Desai by B.R. Rao, New Delhi, Kalyani, ; Anita Desai the Novelist by Madhusudan Prasad, Allahabad, New Horizon, ; Perspectives on Anita Desai edited by Ramesh . Anita Desai Homework Help Questions. Give a critical analysis of Anita Desai's In Custody. In this novel, as in so many others by Anita Desai, the key themes of identity and language are explored.