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By Ritu Tyagi

ISBN-10: 1306167639

ISBN-13: 9781306167635

ISBN-10: 1461954517

ISBN-13: 9781461954514

ISBN-10: 9042037458

ISBN-13: 9789042037458

ISBN-10: 9401209960

ISBN-13: 9789401209960

Ananda Devi: Feminism, Narration and Polyphony is the 1st full-length monograph dedicated to Ananda Devi, a dynamic modern Francophone author. Recipient of Prix Louis-Guilloux and Prix Télévision Suisse Romande du Roman, she is defined via many as a prototype of a brand new new release of Mauritian writers. This e-book analyses Devi's unconventional polyphonic narratives, relatively, her suggestions that let marginalized narrators to disrupt androcentric and dominant constructions of narrative building, thereby developing hybrid magical areas for female expression. Drawing at the thought of feminist narratology that investigates the relation among gender and narrative, this e-book specializes in quite a lot of Western and non-Western narrative techniques equivalent to plot and plotlessness, narrative metalepsis, pluritemporality, multisubjectivity, myths, folktales and magic. It additionally demonstrates how her texts turn into the purpose of convergence of the West and the non-West, the female and the androcentric, the genuine and the extra-real as muted discourses resurface and standard differences among different types are blurred in desire of trade and new chances. As this ebook is interdisciplinary in its process, it's going to entice a extensive variety of viewers from these drawn to modern Francophone and Indian-Ocean Literature to students in Women's Writing, Post-Colonial stories, and Narratology

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By Ritu Tyagi

ISBN-10: 1306167639

ISBN-13: 9781306167635

ISBN-10: 1461954517

ISBN-13: 9781461954514

ISBN-10: 9042037458

ISBN-13: 9789042037458

ISBN-10: 9401209960

ISBN-13: 9789401209960

Ananda Devi: Feminism, Narration and Polyphony is the 1st full-length monograph dedicated to Ananda Devi, a dynamic modern Francophone author. Recipient of Prix Louis-Guilloux and Prix Télévision Suisse Romande du Roman, she is defined via many as a prototype of a brand new new release of Mauritian writers. This e-book analyses Devi's unconventional polyphonic narratives, relatively, her suggestions that let marginalized narrators to disrupt androcentric and dominant constructions of narrative building, thereby developing hybrid magical areas for female expression. Drawing at the thought of feminist narratology that investigates the relation among gender and narrative, this e-book specializes in quite a lot of Western and non-Western narrative techniques equivalent to plot and plotlessness, narrative metalepsis, pluritemporality, multisubjectivity, myths, folktales and magic. It additionally demonstrates how her texts turn into the purpose of convergence of the West and the non-West, the female and the androcentric, the genuine and the extra-real as muted discourses resurface and standard differences among different types are blurred in desire of trade and new chances. As this ebook is interdisciplinary in its process, it's going to entice a extensive variety of viewers from these drawn to modern Francophone and Indian-Ocean Literature to students in Women's Writing, Post-Colonial stories, and Narratology

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Today, arranged marriage is largely practiced in South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka), Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia as well as East Asia to some extent. Arranged marriages have been part of the Indian culture since the Fourth Century. Many consider this practice a central fabric of Indian society. 34 ANANDA DEVI – FEMINISM, NARRATION, AND POLYPHONY recounting/rewriting, she is no more the innocent, insane lover carried away by emotions and blinded by passion like any heroine in a love story.

In his opinion, men resemble beasts, ready to devour anything that gets in the way of their false pride. Joséphin saw how his mother’s life and happiness were ruined by her clients, who were very violent with her. Whereas men are monsters, women in Joséphin’s view are heavenly creatures who have captured paradise in their eyes. He sees this beauty in his mother’s eyes and, later, in the eyes of the two little girls. Joséphin longs for this beauty: “[…] toutes les femmes au réveil ont un peu de paradis dans les yeux et c’est ça que je cherche partout, partout, c’est de ça que j’ai soif, moi, Joséphin, envie de boire ce liquide et de faire entrer ce paradis en moi comme ça je serai heureux serai plus jamais seul […] et c’est ça que j’ai vu dans leurs yeux à elles” (67-68).

The use of the term “œuvre d’art” to describe a masculine body reverses the accepted cliché that it is only the feminine body, curvy and admirable, that is the work of art as opposed to the masculine one, strong and muscular. This description then creates a similarity between the two bodies, the masculine and the feminine, often understood as antagonistic and defined in opposition to each other. Furthermore, the body is not central to romance in Pagli. The couple’s love for each other is beyond carnal pleasure and transcends all sexual and physical boundaries as the two become one in a spiritual union.

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