EXILE AND CULTURAL ALIENATION IN ANITA DESAI’S BYE- BYE BLACKBIRD - AN ANALYSIS 

Journal Title: The Dawn Journal - Year 2013, Vol 2, Issue 1

Abstract

The essay as an article seeks to explore the complexities and the dilemma of the immigrants in Exile literature by focusing upon its attraction, repulsion and their exploitation by the vested interests. The study shows how Indian diasporic literature novelists like Anita Desai has chartered this very crisis tormenting the sensitive soul of immigrants. The essay also attempts to highlight, through an authentic study of the novel Bye-Bye Blackbird, how Desai has delineated the problems and plights of exile and the diasporic individuals caught in the crisis of a changing society. Through Desai’s innovative approach compelling drama and masterful style the essay tries to capture the confusions and conflicts of the exiles and shows how her novel Bye-Bye Blackbird simultaneously pictures a holistic view of the Exile literature and the Indian Diasporic literature. The purpose of this paper is to serve as an introduction and inducement to the study of Exile literature. This paper proposes to present a broad outline to Anita Desai’s novel Bye- Bye Blackbird.

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Brinda Shree

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Brinda Shree (2013). EXILE AND CULTURAL ALIENATION IN ANITA DESAI’S BYE- BYE BLACKBIRD - AN ANALYSIS . The Dawn Journal, 2(1), 247-255. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-120138