The Novels of Arun Joshi: A Critical Study
The Present Book Is An Addition To The Study Of Arun Joshi S Novels In The Context Of The Theme Of The Crisis Of Identity In The Post-Modern World In The Wake Of Colonial Hangover, Economic Depression, Psychological Split-Up As Well As Existential Angst And Freedom Of Choice. The Major Characters In Joshi S Novels Find Themselves In A Predicament From Which They Find It Difficult To Get Disentangled. The One World Is Dead And The Other Powerless To Be Born. The Worldly Affluence Is Not Enough. The Escape From The Outer World To The Inner Keeps One Engaged. Bred On The Western Literary And Philosophical Obsession In Camus, Sartre, Malamud, And Other American Novelists, Joshi Finds It A Fashionable Craze To Write About The Crisis Of Identity Almost In The Same Vein In Which The Seventeenth Century English Authors Posed To Be Melancholy.
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Aftab alienation American Anita Desai Anuradha Apprentice Arun Joshi Arun Joshi's fictional Arun Joshi's Novels Astrologer Babu become Benares Bhagawad Gita Bhaskar Bilasia Billy Biswas Billy's boatmen Bombay Camus City civilized corruption crisis of identity deals death Dharma Dhawan New Delhi existential existentialist fantasy father feels fictional technique Fictional World Foreigner Gargi Grand Master hero Hindu Ibid Indo-English novelists Joshi New Delhi June Blyth Khemka king Last Labyrinth Leila Sabnis literature live marry Master Bhoma modern Mulk Raj Anand Nameless-One narrative narrator Nayantara Sahgal Novels of Arun O.P. Mathur parable philosophical Police Commissioner Prasad predicament primitive problem Professor protagonist quest quoted R.K. Dhawan R.K. Narayan R.S. Pathak Ratan Rathor refers River Romesh Sahai Romy rootlessness Sartre says Scholar Gipsy sense short stories Sindi Oberoi society Som Bhaskar Som's soul Strange suffers T.S. Eliot tells theme tribal world wife World of Arun writes Yogeshwar