The Political Exploitation of Feminine Sensibility in Alphabet of Lust

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Jay Prakash
Dr. Ram Prakash Pradhan


Kamala Das is one of the great voices of feminine sensibility in the history of Indian English literature. She wrote poetical and non-poetical works on love and sex very openly and frankly. Political issues have also been a concerning matter in the personal as well as political life of Kamala Das. Her poetical or non-poetical works have the source of political issues in the form of feminine exploitation to the core of life in the patriarchal society all over the world. Her literary works have a great source of such exploitation in not only her social views but also in the politics, extending from the local to the upper level of cabinet ministry. The present research paper is trying to explore the political exploitation of the feminine sensibility in her novel, Alphabet of Lust, 1976.


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Jay Prakash, and Dr. Ram Prakash Pradhan. “The Political Exploitation of Feminine Sensibility in Alphabet of Lust”. The Creative Launcher, vol. 5, no. 5, Dec. 2020, pp. 199-06, doi:10.53032/tcl.2020.5.5.25.


Das, Kamala. Alphabet of Lust. Orient Paperbacks, 1976.

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