The Fiction Of Margaret Drabble and Anita Desai
Publisher: Creative Books, New Delhi, 2000.

ISBN: 81-86318-75-5

 

 

 

 

Book Summary

 

This book argues that landscape is a meaningful construct in the writings of Anita Desai and Margaret Drabble. The study traces the evolving relationship between the subjective and the objective worlds inhabited by women. Drabble and Desai continue to explore the predicament of modern twentieth and the twenty first century women situated withing two diverse cultures. An attempt is made to establish the terms of recognition and affiliation which women seem to be striving for . Landscape imagery serves to highlight the intricate nature of their predicament. This book is a comprehensive study of the novels of Margaret Drabble and Anita Desai. Through a close reading of women and ;landscape a new dimension has been added to the feminist criticism.