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Aestheticism, Postmodernism and Displacement in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Fiction: A Novel View of the Search for Fulfillment by Obliviating the Past

©2015 Textbook 97 Pages

Summary

This research explores how the desire to break with the barriers of tragic past and seeking survival in another world gives a new perspective to Diaspora. It is not the existence in the new world which causes the disaster of individuals; rather it is the tragic past which destroys their lives totally. Moreover, the rejection of old habits, traditions and conditioning, and a merging with the culture of the new context is an existing issue of the postmodern transcultural world. The feeling of home is like something haunting and dark which frightens the people. Their quest of survival in a transcultural world, and their will to sacrifice their relations for that reason is an insight into situations of fast changing social fabric in India. The male and the female agency works in order to build an individual identity, and it constructs individual realities based on personal experiences. the old world and the changing perceptions of the new world.

Details

Pages
97
Type of Edition
Erstausgabe
Year
2015
ISBN (PDF)
9783954899241
ISBN (Softcover)
9783954894246
File size
354 KB
Language
English
Publication date
2017 (May)
Keywords
Postmodern Aesthetics Displacement Notion of Agency Individual Perspectives Cultural Hybridity
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Title: Aestheticism, Postmodernism and Displacement in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Fiction: A Novel View of the Search for Fulfillment by Obliviating the Past