Myth, History and Realism in Githa Hartharan’s Thousand Faces of Night and in Times of Siege: A Study

  • D Manoharan Associate Professor of English, Arulmigu Palaniandavar College of Arts and Culture, Palani, Tamil Nadu, India
  • K Anbuselvi Principal, Arulmigu Palaniandavar College of Arts and Culture, Palani, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Fiction, Indian Writings, Myth, Realism

Abstract

Women writers in India were moving forward with their strong and sure strides, matching the pace of the world. They were recognized for their originality, versatility and the indigenous flavor of the soil that they brought to their work. Hariharan occupies the outstanding place in the world of Indian English fictions since 2002. Mythology in the Indian context is perhaps the most utilized and most admired for every generation and genre. History bears proof of ever fitness that Indians from every age, time and place and dynasty have expressed their ardent desire to be enriched and knowledgeable in myths, legends and folklore. Githa Hariharan has beautifully explored all those aspects in her novels Thousand Faces of Night and In Times of Siege.

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2018-10-29
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Manoharan, D., & Anbuselvi, K. (2018). Myth, History and Realism in Githa Hartharan’s Thousand Faces of Night and in Times of Siege: A Study. Shanlax International Journal of Arts, Science and Humanities, 6(2), 79-84. Retrieved from http://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/sijash/article/view/205
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