A Death Of Time By Shashi Deshpande Analysis

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The other novel THE BINDING VINE depicts how the educated earning woman helps poor women inculcating the spirit of solidarity among women. The novel is about the agony of a wife who is the victim of marital rape; and the plight of women raped outside marriage, who would rather suffer in silence in the name of family honour. A MATTER OF TIME portrays a woman who is more mature and dignified than her predecessors. When others cannot think of themselves outside the familial bond, she, finding herself in, is unperturbed. She is little detached, but manages herself admirably and almost becomes self-dependent. SMALL REMEDIES, her other novel, explores the relation between memory and mimesis. The narrator tries to come to terms with a maze of intertwined memories. In fact, she is made to …show more content…
Thus, Deshpande works makes an exceptional input to the Indian literature in English.

References:
1. Margins of Erasure: Purdha in the Subcontinental Novel in English, Deshpande Shashi, P-70
2. Writing from the Margin & other Essays: Purdha in the Subcontinental Novel in English. Deshpande Shashi P.32. 2005 Viking New Delhi.
3. Writing from the Margin & other Essays: Purdha in the Subcontinental Novel in English, Deshpande Shashi P.32-38. 2005 Viking New Delhi
4. Deshpande Shashi – An interview with Prasanna Shree XIII-XIV
5. Vanamala Vishwanath Interview with “Shashi Deshapande”, Ed R.S.Pathak; The fiction of Shashi Deshapande, 1998, P.237
6. Kirpal Vinay, The Post Modern Indian English novel: Interrogating the 1980’s and 1990’s Bombay: Allied Publishers, 1996, p-148.
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