The Faces of Nostalgia in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s Novel “Before We Visit the Goddess”

  • S I Shanthicoleen Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of English, CTTE College for Women, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Chitra Banerjee, Before we visit the Goddess, nostalgia, family

Abstract

Nostalgia has become a popular topic of study across various disciplines. This paper explores how the ideas of nostalgia differ by the two authors in their writing and analyzing them concerning the novels of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. The four forms of nostalgia, according to Gary cross, help us unmasking the fascinating, idiosyncratic character of modern nostalgia, and the two kinds of nostalgia, according to Svetlana Boym, helps us in understanding the emotions of the individual.

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2020-03-01
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Shanthicoleen, S. I. (2020). The Faces of Nostalgia in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s Novel “Before We Visit the Goddess”. Shanlax International Journal of English, 8(2), 26-31. https://doi.org/10.34293/english.v8i2.1942
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