Multicultural Identity Crisis in Bharati Mukherjee’s Novel Jasmine

Authors

  • Seema Parveen Research Scholar, Department of English & MEL Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Language University Lucknow, UP
  • Prof. Tanveer Khadija Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Language University, Lucknow, UP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53032/TCL.2021.6.1.08

Keywords:

Diaspora, Homelessness, Identity-crisis, Displacement

Abstract

This paper intends to explore the transformations with disintegration literary pieces of Bharati  Mukherjee has gained a milestone as she brings out the segregation experienced by the immigrants of South Asian Countries. Through her novels, she voices her personal life experiences to show the reconstructing shape of American Society. She centrally locates her emphasis on the women characters their struggle for identity, their harsh experiences and their final emergence as the self- assertive, self opinioned individuals free from fear imposed on them. The list of Diasporic writer is too long and the root of Diaspora is so deep. Through the novel Jasmine, Bharati Mukherjee focuses the multicultural identity of a woman. This paper is an effort to portray the bitter experiences of homelessness, displacement, oppression and exploitation of protagonist Jasmine.

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References

Bhatia, Sunil. American Karma: Race, Culture and Identity in the Indian Diaspora. University Press.2007

Dhawan, R.K. The Fiction of Bharati Mukherjee: A Critical Perspective. Atlantic Publishers, 1998

Kumar, Nagendra. The fiction of Bharati Mukherjee: A Cultural Perspective. Atlantic Publishers, 2013

Mukherjee, Bharati. Jasmine. Grove Press Publication, 1989

Tondon, Sushma. Bharati Mukherjee’s Fiction: A Perspective. Sarup, 2004.

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2021-04-30
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DOI: 10.53032/TCL.2021.6.1.08
Published: 2021-04-30

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Seema Parveen, & Prof. Tanveer Khadija. (2021). Multicultural Identity Crisis in Bharati Mukherjee’s Novel Jasmine . The Creative Launcher, 6(1), 63–68. https://doi.org/10.53032/TCL.2021.6.1.08

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