About the BookIn almost all the literatures of the world, the women writers are transcending the boundaries and making their presence felt on the international stage. Post-Colonial Women Writers: New Perspectives celebrates the excellence, originality and diversity in women’s writings which is rapidly flourishing in the global market and creating waves. In a single work of literary criticism, the book presents a brilliant constellation of women writers—an exemplary canon of women’s writing—drawn from New Literatures the world over. These women writers have been highly acclaimed and have also been the recipients of prestigious literary prizes. The book offers an inclusive analysis of a number of relevant post-colonial and feminist writers whose critiques open up a new set of questions related to post-colonialism and its various issues like hybridity, otherness, orientalism, multiculturalism, diaspora, globalization and feminism.
Dealing with the major women writers in English across centuries and spaces, the book aims at fascinating the readers with a broad spectrum of perspectives which have much contemporary relevance in the arena of post-colonialism today. It will undoubtedly prove valuable to students, researchers and teachers of English Literature.About the Author/sA gold medallist from the Patna University, Bihar, Dr. Sunita Sinha teaches English in Women’s College, Samastipur, Lalit Narain Mithila University. She has to her credit the book, Graham Greene: A Study of His Major Novels, published by the Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd. New Delhi. Her areas of interest are British, Indian and Canadian literature. She has also participated in many national and international seminars and conferences. She is also the Honorary Editor/Resident Director for Bihar for the Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd., New Delhi and is currently editing three anthologies on Post-Colonial Literature; British Literature and Kiran Desai. She has also to her credit many scholarly papers published in various national and international journals.