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Bharati Mukherjee: Critical Perspectives
     

Bharati Mukherjee: Critical Perspectives

by Emmanuel S. Nelson
 

The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading. Such diversity in the contributors’ theoretical

Overview

The twelve essays that form this book, first published in 1993, interpret Bharati Mukherjee’s oeuvre from a variety of critical perspectives. The authors’ approaches range from the biographical to the poststructuralist, from cultural analysis to comparative commentary to deconstructive reading. Such diversity in the contributors’ theoretical stances and interpretive strategies enables this collection of essays to serve a key purpose: to offer not only multiple but conflicting perspectives on Mukherjee’s art and achievement.

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Assesses the work of contemporary Indian-born American novelist Mukherjee, who firmly places herself in the genre of post- colonial immigrant writers. Emphasizes the ideological and literary implications of how she inscribes ethnicity, gender, and immigration. Also considers her non-fiction and critical work. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781138243613
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/29/2017
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: British in India Series , #1
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)