ROLE AND CONTRIBUTION OF INDIAN WOMEN WRITERS IN THE WORLD LITERATURE- AN ANALYSIS

Bojja Pranathi Shubhasri

Abstract


This article is a humble attempt to deal with the role and contribution of Indian women writers in the world literature. Indian Women writing in English is being recognised as major contemporary current in English language- Literature. The likes of Salman Rushdie, Amitav Gosh and Anita Desai have won worldwide acclaim for the quality of their writing and their imaginative use of English. These include the role of English as global lingua franca: the position of English in India. The Indian writers in English are writing, not in their native language but in a second language, and the resultant transcultural character of their texts. The Indian women writers who tried to stamp their authority in a male dominated environment as best as it is possible to them. They know very well that it is a very difficult path, as the women had to break through years of male dominance, taboos and beliefs that had heavily impregnated the society.


Keywords


Dissatisfaction, Male Dominated Society and Discrimination.

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