Bharti Mukherjee: writing in English literature

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       Bharti Mukherjee, the other post-colonial writer was born on July 27, 1940 at Calcutta she has done her M.A. in English and Ancient Indian culture from the Baroda University and her Doctor of Philosophy, in English and cognitive literature in 1969, From Lowa, university, United States. Mukherjee's works focusses on the phenomenon of migration, the status of new immigrants and the feeling of alienation often experienced by expectation as well as an Indian women and their struggle. Her own struggle with identity first as an immigrant from India then an Indian expatriate in Canada and finally as an immigrant in the United States has led to her current contentment of being an immigrant in a country of immigrants.


Bharti Mukherjee's works focusses on the phenomenon of migration, the status of new immigrants and the feeling of alienation often experienced by expectation as well as an Indian women and their struggle.
Bharti Mukherjee

      Her important works are "The Tiger's Daughter 1972' and Days and Nights'. The Tiger's Daughter is a story about a young girl named 'Tara' who ventures back to India after many years of being away to return to poverty and turmoil. The second phase of her writing encompasses works such as 'Wife, An invisible woman' (Essay), "The Sorrow and the Terror". In 'Wife,' (1975) Mukherjee writes about a woman named simple who has been suppressed by such man and attempts to be the ideal Bengali wife. Out of fear and personal inability. She murders her husband and eventually commits suicide. In her third phase, She wrote Leave it to me (1997) Where she tells the story of a young woman named Debby Di Martino who seeks revenge on parents who abandoned her. The story reveals her ungrateful interaction with kind adoptive parents and a vengeful search for her real parents. The novel also looks at the conflict between eastern and western worlds and at mother-daughter relationships through the political and emotional topics by the main character in her quote for the revenge.

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