The Fiction of Amitav Ghosh: A Critical Study

Jayanti Singh


Amitav Ghosh is a postcolonial Indian writer lives abroad but his writings deal with the socio-cultural and historical aspects of India especially the West Bengal. His approach may be historical but displacement and its related problems have become the core issue of his writings. He could touch the basic problems of India stemmed from the displacement due to different economic issues. The present paper tries to touch all the aspects of his writings focusing the problematic issues that the writer has emphasized.

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Jayanti Singh, Lecturer in English, Biren Mitra Memorial Women’s College, Cuttack and a Research Scholar, Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar.


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