Indian Women Novelists (18 Vols-Set)

Edited by R.K. Dhawan, Prestige Books, 1995, 4488 p, 18 Vols, ISBN : 8185218404, $308.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Indian Women Novelists/edited by R.K. Dhawan

Contents: Vol. I: 1. Introduction: Indian women novelists/R.K. Dhawan. 2. Feminism in Indian English fiction/Chaman Nahal. 3. Tradition and modernity: the portrayal of women by the women by the women writers/K. Meera Bai. 4. Paradoxes of patriarchy: feminist motifs/Sumita Roy. 5. Recent trends in feminist thought: A Tour de Horizon/Sushila Singh. 6. Feminist critical theory: a search for new paradigms/Sudha P. Pandya. 7. New horizons: exploring the possibilities of feminist literary criticism on Indian writing in English/Christine Gomez. 8. New morality in the modern Indo-English novel: a study of Mulk Raj Anand, Anita Desai and Nayantara Sahgal/Shyam Ansani. 9. Identity crisis: the problem of the cultural transplants/K. Meerabai. 10. History and the possibilities of choice: a study of Anita Desai's Baumgartner's Bombay: Upamanyu Chatterjee's English August and Shashi Deshpande's That Long Silence/Suresh Chandra. 11. Some recent trends in modern Indian fiction: a study of Shashi Deshpande's That Long Silence, Shashi Tharoor's The great Indian novel and Amitav Ghosh's The Shadow Lines/Shakuntala Bharvani. 12. City in the novels of Kamala Markandaya, Anita Desai and Shashi Deshpande/Subhash Chandra. 13. Husband wife alienation in the novels of Nayantara Sahgal and Anita Desai/K. Meera Bai. 14. Method and narrative techniques in Kamala Markandaya's nectar in a sieve, Anita Desai's Cry, the peacock, Nayantara Sahgal's A time to be happy and Ruth Jhabvala's Heat and Dust/K. Meera Bai. 15. Indian women short story writers in English: a critical study/C.V. Venugopal and M.G. Hegde. 16. The image of man in Gloria Naylor's The women of Brewster Place and Shobha De's Socialite evenings/Subhash Chandra. 17. From Purdah to popular culture: Anees Jung's unveiling India and Shobha De's socialite evenings/Bhargavi P. Rao. 18. Family and marriage in Shobha De's socialite evenings/Subhash Chandra. Index.

Vol. II: 1. The Indian Writer's problems/Anita Desai. 2. The alienated self in the novels of Anita Desai/R.S. Pathak. 3. Problems of self in the novels of Anita Desai/Shanta Acharya. 4. The use of fantasy in the novels of Anita Desai/Jasbir Jain. 5. Anita Desai and the wounded self/V.V.N. Rajendra Prasad. 6. Childhood in Anita Desai's novels: a psychological interpretation/Usha Bande. 7. The theme of marital Disharmony in the novels of Anita Desai/P.F. Patil. 8. The theme of man-woman relationship in the novels of Anita Desai/P. Bhatnagar. 9. An existential approach to Maladjustment of Marital relations in Anita Desai's novels/Uma Banerjee.10. The forgotten men: a study of Anita Desai's male characters/Kamal N. Awasthi. 11. View of nature in Anita Desai's novels/Suresh C. Saxena. 12. Cities and gardens in the novels of Anita Desai/Jasbir Jain. 13. Anita Desai's technique/Syed Amanuddin. 14. Imagery as a mode of apprehension in Anita Desai's novel/Amina Amin. 15. Anita Desai, Arun Joshi and Anasakti Yoga/Usha Bande. Index.

Vol. III: 1. Anita Desai and Virginia Woolf: a comparative study/Asha Kanwar. 2. Anita Desai and R.K. Narayan/Paul Sharrad. 3. The poly-timbered voice: women in cry, The peacock/Prabhat Kumar Pandeya. 4. Rhythm in cry, The peacock/Kalpana S. Wandrekar. 5. The generic structure of cry, The peacock/Thakur Guruprasad. 6. The individual and the search for self-identity in cry, The peacock/Bipin B. Panigrahi and Viney Kirpal. 7. The lonely voyage: feminine psyche in cry, The peacock/Prabhat Kumar Pandeya. 8. Artists in voices in the city/Ramesh K. Srivastava. 9. Amla-Dharma love-an enigma in voices in the city/Usha Bande. 10. Heroism and pathos in voices in the city: a thematic analysis/S.K. Tikoo. 11. The beat hero in voices in the city/Subhash Chandra. 12. The voice in voices in the city/P. Bhatnagar. 13. Voices in the city: a study of Monisha's plight/Indira Bhatt. 14. The ailing aliens: bye-bye, blackbird: a symptomatic study in schizophrenia/Kalpana S. Wandrekar. 15. Where shall we go this summer?: Anita Desai's stance against negativism/T.S. Anand. 16. Where shall we go this summer?: an analytic study/Vimala Rao. 17. Where shall we go this summer?: a critical approach/N. Pratima. 18. Bad faith in where shall we go this summer?/Usha Bande. 19. Symbolism in where shall we go this summer?/K.P. Ambekar. 20. The filial ties--a bane: fire on the mountain/Usha Pathania. 21. Varieties of loneliness in fire on the mountain/Premila Paul and R. Padmanabhan Nair. 22. Bridging the polarities of imagination and reason in clear light of day/Santosh Gupta. Index.

Vol. IV: 1. Old Delhi revisited: clear light of day/Sudhakar Ratnakar Jamkhandi. 2. The image of India in clear light of day/Vrinda Nabar. 3. Anita Desai's clear light of day and Virginia Woolf's the waves: a comparative study/Asha Kanwar. 4. They'd much rather step down from the Pedestal: women in The village by the sea/Sudhakar Ratnakar Jamkhandi. 5. The wheel turns: central theme in the village by the sea/P.F. Patil. 6. Fetters of illusion: in custody/F.A. Inamdar. 7. The writer's obligation in "In custody"/Bipin B. Panigrahi. 8. In custody: the road not taken/N. Ramachandran Nair. 9. In custody: a pattern of contrast/D.N. Bandyopadhyay. 10. Pursuit of art: a study of in custody/P. Bhatnagar. 11. A tale of two cities: Baumgartner's Bombay/Suresh C. Saxena. 12. The outsider situation in Baumgartner's Bombay/Usha Bande. 13. Baumgartner's Bombay and the myth of Sisyphus/Subhash Chandra. 14. Anita Desai's search for roots in Baumgartner's Bombay/Suresh C. Saxena. 15. Baumgartner's Bombay: an assessment/J.B. Mishra and Sharda Dubey. 16. Baumgartner's Bombay: a point of view/Suresh K. Shukla. 17. Baumgartner's Bombay: a note/G.R. Taneja. 18. How traditional can a modern Indian be: an analysis of Inside the Haveli/Viney Kirpal. 19. Tradition and modernity in Inside the Haveli/R.K Asthana. 20. Geeta and the problem of adjustment in Inside the Haveli/K. Radha. 21. The subjugation of women: an aspect of the Indian Ethos with special reference to Inside the Haveli/Shobha P. Shinde. 22. Entrapment and freedom in Inside the Haveli/Santosh Gupta. 23. Indian Kinship organization and Taboo customs as reflected in Inside the Haveli/Z.N. Patil. 24. Inside the Haveli: inadequate as a work of art/Sunanda P. Chavan. Index.

Vol. V: 1. Inside the Haveli : the epistemology of eternal India/Shirish V. Chindhade. 2. Style in Inside the Haveli: a study in politeness strategies/Z.N. Patil. 3. The writing of a novel/Shashi Deshpande. 4. My life is my own: a study of Shashi Deshpande's women/P. Ramamoorthi. 5. Sexual predicament and Shashi Deshpande's women/R. Mala. 6. The dark holds no terrors: a woman's search for refuge/Premila Paul. 7. The image of woman in The Dark Holds no terrors/Sarabjit Sandhu. 8. Glint and sparkle, Love and death: reflections on come up and be dead/A.A. Mutalik-Desai. 9. The image of woman in roots and shadows/Sarabijit Sandhu. 10. Indu: another Sisyphus in Roots and Shadows/G.D. Barche. 11. Indian Womanhood: fight for freedom in Roots and Shadows/P. Bhatnagar. 12. The theme of marriage and selfhood in roots and shadows/Ujwala Patil. 13. The image of woman in That long silence/Sarabjit Sandhu. 14. Silent no more: a study of That long silence/Subnhash Chandra. 15. That long silence: a study/Indira Bhatt. 16. Breaking the silence : That long silence/Sarla Palkar. 17. The stories of Shashi Deshpande/T.N. Geetha. 18. Immigrant lives: protagonists in Bharati Mukherjee's The tiger's Daughter and wife/F.A. Inamdar. 19. Jasmine: an immigrant experience/Shakuntala Bharvani. 20. Jasmine: exile as spiritual quest/Sumita Roy. 21. Americanness of the immigrants in The middleman and other stories/Subhash Chandra. 22. The American dream: immigration and transformation theme in The middleman and other stories/S.K. Tikoo. 23. Karma cola: another version of east-west encounter/Laxmi Parasuram. 24. Raj: a thematic study/Usha Bande. Index.

Vol. VI: 1. Psychocultural dynamics of sexism/Manchi Sarat Babu. 2. Ethnicity and women novelists: Pearl Buck's come, My beloved, Ruth Jhabvala's travellers and Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon/Mohamed Elias. 3. Women and society: element of dispossession in Margaret Laurence's The diviners and Anita Desai's Where Shall we go this summer?/D.K. Pabby. 4. The nowhere man: a comparative study of Anita Desai's Baumgartner's Bombay and Kamala Markandaya's The Nowhere man/S. Indira. 5. The immigrant experience: a comparison of Anita Desai's Bye-Bye Blackbird and Markandaya's the Nowhere Man/Sunita Marathe and Viney Kirpal. 6. Assimilation or alienation; a study of Geeta in Anita Desai's voices in the city and Monisha in Rama Mehta's Inside the Haveli/Indira Nityanandam. 7. Communal Frenzy and partition: Bapsi Sidhwa, Attia Hosain and Amitav Ghosh/Novy Kapadia. 8. An interview with Kamala Das/T.N. Geetha. 9. The quest for identity in the novels of Kamala Das/K.C. Shrivastava. 10. Sexual politics and Kamala Das/Iqbal Kaur. 11. A feminist reading of My Story/Subhash Chandra. 12. Motherly sensibility in My story/M.M. Kanwadkar. 13. Colonial Anguish in My story/Iqbal Kaur. 14. A note on My Storry/Shyamala A. Narayan. 15. A study of the short stories of Kamala Das/T.N. Geetha. 16. The short stories of Kamala Das: an analysis/K. Radha. 17. An interview with Jai Nimbkar/T.N. Geetha. 18. Marriage is "A joint venture"/Vilas Salunke. 19. Love and marriage versus individual freedom: temporary answers/T.S. Borate. 20. A sociolinguistic analysis of temporary answers/Z.N. Patil. Index.

Vol. VII: 1. Feminism in the novels of Kamala Markandaya/P. Geetha. 2. Victims and Virgins: some characters in Markandaya's novels/Haydn M. Williams. 3. The Indian scenario in the novels of Kamala Markandaya: an assessment of popular Indian superstitions and beliefs/Madhumita Ghosal and Mehru M. Major. 4. Colour imagery in Kamala Markandaya's novels/Madhumita Ghosal and Mehru M. Major. 5. Technique and theme in the novels of Kamala Markandaya/Sunaina Kumar. 6. The language of Kamala Markandaya's novels/Shyamala A. Narayan. 7. A feminist perspective of women characters in the novels of Virginia Woolf and Kamala Markandaya/B. Sudipta. 8. What the people of India are really like: a study of Nectar in a Sieve/Madhu Joshi. 9. Nectar in a Sieve: a study in Indian social values/Jaya Baliga. 10. The fertility motif in Nectar in a Sieve/E. Nageswara Rao. 11. Cross-Cultural interaction in Nectar in a Sieve/Ramesh Chadha. 12. Art in a Sieve: a study of Nectar in a Sieve/Subhash Chandra. 13. Deconstructing feminism : Nectar in a Sieve and the Phenomenon of change/G.R. Taneja. 14. Limitations of Markandaya in Nectar in a Sieve/Ramesh K. Srivastava. 15. Love and death in Some Inner Fury/Ramesh K. Srivastava. 16. An eloquent cry of despair: Some Inner Fury/Madhu Joshi. 17. Being and becoming: the quest of three women in Some Inner Fury/Jaya Baliga. 18. Raging inferno and fumbling inarticulacy: limits of narrative technique in Some Inner Fury/Ramesh K. Srivastava. 19. The east-west theme: Some Inner Fury, the serpent and the rope and a dream in Hawaii/Punim Juneja. 20. Anatomy of silence in A Silence of Desire/N. Ramachandran Nair. 21. Sarojini: the unconvincing middle-class wife in A Silence of Desire/Uma Banerjee. Index.

Vol. VIII: 1. Tradition and modernity in A silence of desire/Anita Mahajan. 2. Rejection of silence in A Silence of Desire/Usha Pathania. 3. Levels of colonial consciousness in possession/Ramesh K. Srivastava. 4. An archetypal view of relationships in possession/Kamal N. Awasthi. 5. Woman as possessor: a reflection of Anti-patriarchal rage and divided consciousness in possession/Ramesh K. Srivastava. 6. Symbolic triumvirate: bicycle chain, Sari and Tin Trunk in A Handful of Rice/Ramesh K. Srivastava. 7. Humour in A Handful of rice/K. Radha. 8. Crisis of values in A Handful of Rice/Subhash Chandra. 9. A Handful of Rice: a perspective/I.K. Masih. 10. A study of a Handful of rice/Ramesh K. Srivastava. 11. The hunger and anger of Ravi in A Handful of Rice/K. Radha. 12. Markandaya's A Handful of rice and Malamud's The Assistant: a comparative study/Syed Mashkoor Ali. 13. Structural interplay in The coffer Dams/Ghanshiam Sharma. 14. A conflict between younger and older generations in Two Virgins/Anita Mahajan. 15. Knowledge of blood: a study of Two Virgins/Prabhat Kumar Pandeya. 16. "And Never the Twain Shall Meet": The nowhere man/Thakur Guruprasad. 17.The nowhere man--a tragedy?/Jameela Bano. 18. In search of a nest: The nowhere man/V.C. Sudheer. 19. Ethnic encounters in a passage to India and The nowhere man/A.V. Krishna Rao and Sharon Simon. 20. Human relationships in pleasure city/S.K. Tikoo. 21. Pleasure city: the continuation of colonial influence on independent India/Madhumita Ghoshal and Mehru M. Major. 22. Mayah Balse's Just a matter of mistresses: a voyage within/P.K. Singh. Index.

Vol. IX: 1. An interview with Nayantara Sahgal/S. Varalakshmi. 2. Historical consciousness in the Novels of Nayantara Sahgal/A.V. Krishna Rao. 3. Nayantara Sahgal's Sextet: from a time to be happy to rich like us/Lakshmi Sinha. 4. The novel as political biography: Sahgal's Rich like us and plans for departure/Jasbir Jain. 5. Woman made woman--A feminist reading of Nayantara Sahgal's This time of morning and a situation in New Delhi and Doris Lessing's Martha Quest and The Grass is singing/Neena Arora. 6. The individual and the nation: a study of Nayantara Sahgal's work vis-a-vis the Canadian women Writers/S. Varalakshmi. 7. The other harmony: Nayantara Sahgal's non-fiction/A.V. Krishna Rao. 8. An analytic study of A Time to be Happy/A.V. Krishna Rao. 9. This Time of Morning: a critical assessment/A.V. Krishna Rao. 10. The flight from the virtuous stereotype: a study of Storm in Chandigarh/T.S. Anand. 11. Storm in Chandigarh: an assessment/Anita Mahajan. 12. Individual freedom as the Central Motif in Storm in Chandigarh/Susheela P. Rajendra. 13. A situation in New Delhi: a novel of political dislocation/Ranjana Harish. 14. A situation in New Delhi: a point of view/Tom Mulcaire. 15. Devi: The political Gatecrasher in A Situation in New Delhi/Uma Banerjee. 16. After Nehru what?: a perspective on a situation in New Delhi/O.P. Mathur. 17. Politics and passion: a teleological perspective in a situation in New Delhi/D.N. Bandyopadhyay. 18. The nature of brother-sister relationship: Untouchable, A Bend in the Ganges and A situation in New Delhi/Sangeeta Gupta. 19. The Day in Shadow: an experiment in feminist fiction/S.K. Tikoo. Index.

Vol. X: 1. The Day in Shadow: a study/Anita Mahajan. 2. Towards freedom, from fear: a discussion of Rich like us/C. Vijayasree. 3. Rich like us: an analysis/S. Varalakshmi. 4. From sacrifice to sacrilege: a study of Rich like us/C.R. Visweswara Rao. 5. Kicking at the walls of the sub-genre: a note on Rich like us/Meera Ramachandran. 6. The aroma and the Nausea: Individual and politics in Rich like us/O.P. Mathur. 7. Myth as metaphor: the structure of Rich like us/M. Kumaraswamy Raju. 8. Rich like us : a view/Sanjogita Singh. 9. Rich like us: a note/Neena Arora. 10. Plans for departure: an analysis/S. Varalakshmi. 11. A multidirectional mess: a note on plans for departure/Subhash Chandra. 12. Plans for departure: a study/M.G. Hegde. 13. The political spectrum of mistaken identity/Suresh C. Saxena. 14. Mistaken identity: perspectives on theme/Satya Brat Singh. 15. A sense of proportion: multiple perspectives in mistaken identity/David Kerr. 16. Mistaken identity: a critical assessment/S. Varalakshmi. 17. Mistaken identity: a note/Shruti Vaidya. 18. Mistaken Identity: a critical review/Neena Arora. 19. Coming together and the marriage of two cultures in Jhabvala's fiction/Roopali S. Chibber. 20. An artist's experience of India: Jhabvala's fiction/Vasant A Shahane. 21. Image of woman in the fiction of Jhabvala/Ramesh Chadha. 22. Jhabvala's vision and art in Get ready for battle and the Householder/S.K. Tikoo. 23. Mad seekers, doomed lovers and cemeteries in India: Heat and dust and a new dominion/Haydn M. Williams. 24. A frantic cry of disillusionment: a new dominion/Vandana Bhagwat. Index.

Vol. XI: 1. From empire feudalism and racism to commonwealth citizenship: the views of four female intruders in the colonial tropics. A comparison of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's out of India with Karen Blixen's Out of Africa, Jeannie Gunn's We of the never never and Doris Lessing's The grass is singing/David Myers. 2. To whom she will: an interpretation/D.C. Agrawal. 3. Esmond in India: a study/R.G. Agarwal. 4. Journey into "That--there" world: a study of a backward place/A. Jaganmohana Chari. 5. A backward place: a study/R.G. Agarwal. 6. Heat and dust: an Alien perspective/Premila Paul. 7. Portrayal of orthodox ideas in heat and dust/Anju Sharma. 8. Heat and dust: an assessment/Syed Mashkoor Ali. 9. Duality of time in heat and dust/Jaishree Umale and Mehru M. Major. 10. Heat and dust: an evaluation of cross-cultural conflicts/T.S. Anand. 11. Expatriate sensibility as style in heat and dust/Sudha Rai. 12. Heat and Dust: journey's end for Jhabvala/Meenakshi Mukherjee. 13. The parallel triangles: the relation between the two love stories in heat and dust and the form of this novel/Prashant Sinha. 14. Quest for love and beauty in In search of love and beauty/P. Usha Kumari. 15. Three continents: a critical analysis/F.A. Inamdar. 16. The lonely woman: three stories of Jhabvala/Sarala Barnabas. 17. Complementarity and confirmation in Like birds, Like fishes and Other stories/Subhash Chandra. 18. Paro: dreams of passion or passion of dreams?/R.S. Pathak. 19. Paro--a psychological approach/T.S. Anand. 20. Paro: Dreams of passion: meaning through mediocrity/Ferheiz C. Bharucha. 21. A study of spatiality in Sibal's Yatra/Sudhir Kumar. 22. Derma as palimpsest: the Fracture in Sibal's Yatra/T.N. Dhar. Index.   

Vol. XII: 1. Facets of feminism in Indian English fiction/G.D. Barche. 2. Feminism: time to stop suffering in silence/Alka Saxena. 3. Feminism as an extension of existentialism: women in Indian English fiction/K. Meera Bai. 4. Liberated or libidinous: women writing in English/A.G. Khan. 5. Women characters in the novels of Virginia Woolf and Kamala Markandaya/B. Sudipta. 6. The inner world of Indian women: neurotic characters of Indian women novelists/M. Rajeshwar. 7. The search for selfhood in the patriarchal enclosure: women in marriage in Kate Chopin's The awakening, Anita Desai's Voices in the city and Nayantara Sahgal's The day in shadow/Urbashi Barat. 8. Shobha De's Sultry Days and Gita Mehta's A River Sutra: a study in orientalism/Indira Bhatt. 9. Shobha De "Vatsyayani"/A.G. Khan. 10. Shobha De's Socialite evenings: an initiation tale from innocence to experience/Inna Walter. 11. Rise and fall of a star: a study of Starry nights/Geeta Barua. 12. Search for identity in Shobha De's Starry nights/Nisha Trivedi. 13. Artist vamp: a feminist approach to Shobha De's Starry nights/Sudhir Kumar. 14. Tender, beautiful and erotic: Lesbianism in Shobha De's Starry Nights/Prabhat Kumar Pandeya. 15. Shobha De's Sisters: an appraisal/Bijay Kumar Das. 16. Shobha De: from 'Starry Nights' to 'Sultry Days'/R.S. Pathak. 17. Why I write/Uma Vasudev. 18. The high culture fiction of Arun Joshi and Uma Vasudev/Suresh Chandra.   19. The other face of Uma Vasudev: the song of Anasuya/Man Mohan Singh. 20. A case for Anasuya: a study of Uma Vasudev's The song of Anasuya/Chandra Ganguli and Sunita Jain. 21. The sexual Odyssey: a note on Uma Vasudev's The Song of Anasuya/Ramesh Dnyate. 22. From little ugly duckling to Minister of state: political growth of Shreya in Uma Vasudev's Shreya of Sonagarh/Geeta Barua. 23. Married with three children yet virgin: love and sex in Uma Vasudev's Shreya of Sonagarh/Prabhat Kumar Pandeya. 24. The centre cannot hold: vulnerable world of Anita Desai/A. Clement. 25. Sense and sensibility of women characters in the novels of Anita Desai/Rita Roy. 26. Index.

Vol. XIII: 1. From self-alienation to self-identification: a study of Anita Desai's novels/S.P. Swain and P.M. Nayak. 2. The importance of musical soirees in Anita Desai's novels/Y.P. Kalra. 3. The incarcerated self and the derelict house: a study of the house image in Anita Desai's novels/S.P. Swain. 4. The crazy ones in Anita Desai and Margaret Atwood/Sunaina Singh. 5. Widening the human perspective through multiculturalism: the fiction of Margaret Laurence and Anita Desai/D.K. Pabby. 6. Multicultural ethos in the fiction of Margaret Laurence and Anita Desai: a comparative note/D.K. Pabby. 7. The protagonist's predicament: M.G. Vasanji's Nurudin in No New Land and Anita Desai's Baumgartner in Baumgartner's Bombay/Indira Bhatt. 8. Exploration of inner space: Anita Desai and Bharati Mukherjee/S. Indira. 9. The theme of disintegration: a comparative study of Anita Desai's cry, the Peacock and Bharati Mukherjee's wife/S. Sujatha. 10. Anita Desai's voices in the city: a study in alienation/S.P. Swain and P.M. Nayak. 11. Feminine consciousness in Anita Desai's Fire on the Mountain: the flame within/A. Hariprasanna. 12. Anita Desai's Fire on the Mountain: the flame within/P.M. Nayak and S.P. Swain. 13. Alienation and adjustment: a study of Anita Desai's The Village by the sea/S.P. Swain. 14. Anita Desai's Baumgartner's Bombay: an attempt to survive/Mrinalini Solanki. 15. Attia Hosain, Dina Mehta and Manohar Malgonkar: post-colonial survey of colonial events/A.G. Khan. 16. In search of order: a study of V.S. Naipaul and Attia Hosain/Novy Kapadia. 17. Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a broken column: The disintegration of a family/Amina Amin. 18. Culture and self: a perspective of Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a broken column/Jaya Baliga. 19. Identify crises and the partition in Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a broken column/Novy Kapadia. 20. Androgyny in Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a broken column/Subhash Chadnra. 21. Socio-political values in Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a broken column/R.K. Mathur. 22. Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a Broken column: a Muslim perception of the partition/D.R. More. 23. Visuals as gestures: a study of Raji Narasimhan's The heart of standing/Lalit M. Sharma. 24. Power of the glory: a thematic analysis of Prema Nandakumar's Atom and the Serpent/M.G. Hegde. Index.

Vol. XIV: 1. The theme of east-west encounter: the expatriate Writer's personal Dilemma/K. Meera Bai. 2. Of living in two cultures: expatriate women in Jhabvala's fiction/A. Hariprasanna. 3. The theme of marital disintegration in Jhabvala's Get ready for battle/M.A. Waheed. 4. Jhabvala's In search of love and beauty: a study in quest and disillusion/S.R. Jalote. 5. A study of Rama Rau's Novels/Basavraj S. Naikar. 6. Kay: the unheroic heroine in Santha Rama Rau's The adventuress/Uma Banerjee. 7. Santha Rama Rau's The Adventuress: a critical study/Jibesh Bhattacharyya. 8. The on-going quest of Bharati Mukherjee from expatriation to immigration/Christine Gomez. 9. From expatriation to immigration: the case of Bharati Mukherjee/A.V. Krishna Rao. 10. From marriage to murder: a comparative study of Bharati Mukherjee's wife and Jasmine/Jaiwanti Dimri. 11. Psychotic violence of dimple in Bharati Mukherjee's wife/Prasanna Sree Sathupati. 12. Dimple in Bharati Mukherjee's wife: a study of the lacerated self/S.P. Swain. 13. Sado-Masochism as a literary device in Bharati Mukherjee's wife/M. Rajeshwar. 14. Splintered self: an approach to Bharati Mukherjee's wife/S. Indira. 15. Cross-cultural crisis in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine and The Tiger's Daughter/Shobha Shinde. 16. Yasmine Gooneratne's A change of skies and Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine: the immigrant experience in Australia and the U.S.A./Indira Nityanandam. 17. Feminine mystique in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine/C. Sengupta. 18. From acculturation to self-actualization: diasporal dream in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine/T. Padma. 19. Jasmine: an Odyssey of unhousement and enhousement/S. Indira. 20. Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine: An immigrant's attempt at assimilation/Indira Bhatt. 21. Bharati Mukherjee's The Holder of the world/Shakuntala Bharvani. 22. The utmost coasts abroad: Hannah Easton's Quest in The Holder of the world/Sandhya Rao Mehta. 23. Forbidden stream: Shourie Daniels's The salt Doll/S.P. Swain. 24. Journey through time: Meena Alexander's Fault Lines/Manjushree S. Kumar. 25. A reader's Odyssey into Meena Alexander's Nampally Road/P. Kiranmai Dutt. 26. The Feminist Echo in Kamala Markandaya's fiction/K. Madhavi Menon. Index.

Vol. XV: 1. An interview with Shashi Deshpande/T.N. Geetha. 2. Conflict and identity in Shashi Deshpande's novels/Prasanna Sree Sathupati. 3. Nirdvandva: individuation and integration as the Heroines' quest in Shashi Deshpande's fiction/J. Bhavani. 4. Shashi Deshpande's The Dark Holds No. Terrors: Saru's feminine sensibility/S.P. Swain. 5. Shashi Deshpande's The dark holds no. terrors: a study in guilt consciousness/Indira Bhatt. 6. Shashi Deshpande's That long silence and The question of the reader response/Bijay Kumar Das. 7. Shashi Deshpande's The Binding vine: silent no more/Indira Nityanandam. 8. The female Protagonist's journey from periphery to centre in Shashi Deshpande's The intrusion and other stories/Madhumalati Adhikari. 9. Jai Nimbkar's A joint venture: a study in feminine-feminist female consciousness/T.S. Borate. 10. Women and family in Jai Nimbkar's Come rain and miles Franklin's My brilliant career: a feminist approach/Laxmi Moktali. 11. Tell my story: the feminist theme in Tara Ali Baig The Moon in Rahu/Vimala Rama Rao. 12. The craft of truth-telling: Tara Ali Baig's The Moon in Rahu/Vimala Rama Rao. 13. Soul-Questers and spiritual Bedlams: a study of Gita Mehta's Karma Cola/N. Kalaamani. 14. Gita Mehta's A River Sutra: A Pilgrim's progress/Pradeep Trikha. 15. Gita Mehta's A river sutra: the threads of life/Indira Nityanandam. 16. The myth of redemption in Gita Mehta's A river sutra/Rama Nair. 17. Penance as multiple response in Githa Hariharan's : the Thousand faces of night/K. Damodar Rao. 18. The art of fiction: a note on the "Prelude" of Githa Hariharan's The thousand faces of night/Rama Nair. 19. Walking the tight rope: a reading of Githa Hariharan's The thousand faces of night/S. Indira. 20. A search for identity: The thousand faces of Night/Indira Nityanandam. 21. Guilt and reconciliation in Sarala Barnabas's The Promise of Spring/Ramesh Dnyate. 22. Sarala Barnabas's The promise of spring : a sociopragmatic analysis/Z.N. Patil. 23. Sarala Barnabas's Sakshi: aspects of womanhood/Vinay Deep Rathi. 24. The sins of the past and the lessons of the present: a study of Sarala Barnabas's Nayantara/G.D. Simon. Index.

Vol. XVI: 1. On how I became a writer/Nergis Dalal. 2. The theme of selfhood in Nergis Dalal's Minari and The Inner Door/Novy Kapadia. 3. A study of Nergis Dalal's Minari and the sisters/Sarala Barnabas. 4. The dilemma of marriage in Nergis Dalal's The sisters/Novy Kapadia. 5. Nergis Dalal's The girls from overseas and Ruth Prawer Jhabvala's A backward place: a matter of survival/Sarala Barnabas. 6. Nergis Dalal's The girls from overseas: a cultural encounter and existential query/Ferheiz C. Bharucha. 7. Dina Mehta: an interview/R. Raj Rao. 8. An interview with Dina Mehta/T.N. Geetha. 9. The novelist and the flux of time: an interview with Dina Mehta/Shakuntala Bharvani. 10. The short stories of Dina Mehta/T.N. Geetha. 11. Semiology of woman -- a study of Dina Mehta's Three stories/T.S. Anand. 12. Infidelity and betrayal: a study of feminine reaction in Dina Mehta's The other woman and other stories/Latha Rengachari. 13. Community and the individual in Dina Mehta's And some take a lover/R.S. Pathak. 14. Love and politics in Dina Mehta's And some take a lover/Novy Kapadia. 15. Dina Mehta's And some take a lover: journey through history to selfhood/Indira Bhatt. 16. Choice or compromise in Sunita Jain's A girl of her age/Novy Kapadia. 17. A journey towards freedom, from fear: a study of the feminine sensibility in Nayantara Sahgal's The day in Shadow/Susheela P. Rajendra. Index.

Vol. XVII: 1. A new voice in the Indian fiction: Githa Hariharan/Pradeep Trikha. 2. The New Woman in Namita Gokhale's Gods, graves and grandmother/Subhash Chandra. 3. A bond or a burden?: a study of Shashi Deshpande's The Binding Vine/S. Indira. 4. Re-writing the image: a study of The slate of life/Subhash Chandra. 5. Amrinder's Lajo and Khushwant Singh's Delhi: Sikhs in a crisis of identity/O.P. Mathur. 6. Amrita Pritam's The revenue Stamp and Kamala Das's My story: a comparative study/I.U. Memon. 7. Mamoni Raisom Goswami: the insistent pattern/D.K. Barua. 8. Indira Goswami's The saga of Kamrup: a study/Suman Bala. 9. Rajee Seth, the woman and the writer/Jasjit Purewal. 10. Narrative patterns: measures of feminine discourse: Krishna Sobti and Anita Desai/Jasbir Jain. 11. Krishna Sobti: The sound of silence/G.R. Taneja. 12. It's my body, my desire: responding to Krishna Sobti's blossoms in darkness/Subhash Chandra. 13. The fictional world of Ismat Chughtai/M. Asaduddin. 14. Sociological dimension of Ismat Chughtai's The Quilt and other stories/Subhash Chandra. 15.The all-embracing mind: a study of the evolution of Qurratulain Hyder's art of fiction/M. Asaduddin. 16. Themes and techniques in Lakshmi Kannan's fiction/Christine Gomez. 17. Recent women novelists in Telugu: a survey/C.L.L. Jayaprada. 18. Feminine sensibility in select Telugu novels and Malati Chendur's Hridayanetri/A.V. Krishna Rao. Index.

Vol. XVIII: 1. Women depicted in Punjabi women novelists/Jasbir Kaur. 2. Cognitive modes in Amrita Pritam's fiction/P.V. Dhamija. 3. The tale of a cleft soul: duality of women in the Novels of Amrita Pritam/Soma Banerjee. 4. Amrita Pritam's Chakka Number Chhatti: a portrait of an artist/Harcharan Singh Sobti. 5. Amrita Pritam's The Skeleton: an apology for women's emancipation/D.R. More. 6. Ajeet Cour: a study in loneliness/Harcharan Singh Sobti. 7. Daleep Kaur Tiwana: an illusion of woman/Harcharan Singh Sobti. 8. The women novelists of Bengal (1855-1905)/Esha Dey. 9. Forms of feminine protest: rebellion within marriage in Sita Devi's "The wedding Dress" and Kamala Das's A little Kitten/Urbashi Barat. 10. My literary thoughts/Ashapurna Debi. 11. Ashapurna Debi: an assessment of her work/Sukla Basu. 12. Who is a better feminist--the rural Parboti or the urban Romola?: a study of Ashapurna Debi's Distant Windows/Sarbani Sen. 13. Discovering creative space: The short stories of Ashapurna Devi/Sumita Roy. 14. Art as protest: social commitment in the novels of Mahasweta Devi/Urmila Chakraborty. 15. The unconquered: a study of Mahasweta Devi's "Draupadi"/E. Satyanarayana. 16. Revolt myth in Mahasweta Devi's operation--? Bashai Tudu/E. Satyanarayana. 17. A note on Marathi women novelists/V.A. Dahake. 18. Teruo/Gauri Deshpande. 19. A critique of Gauri Deshpande's Teruo/Prabha Ganorkar. 20. The novels of Kamal Desai/Suikhmony Rai. Index.   

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