R.K. Narayan and His Social Perspective

R.K. Narayan and His Social Perspective

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R.K. Narayan And His Social Perspective Deals With The Caste-Ridden Hindu Society Which Narayan Presents In His Novels. His Characters Are Fatalists With Explicit Faith In The Invisible. The Book Presents Their HalfAnHearted Attempts At Self-Assertion. However, Their So-Called Sentimentalism Does Not Bear Fruit And They Fall Back To Their Former Position Accepting Defeat In Life.The Book Brings Out Vividly Narayan S AttiAnTude To Life, His Firm Grip Of Hindu Ethos Of Which He Is The Product, And His Failure To Come Out Of It, Though The West Wind Has Blown Much Of Its Dust.However Detached He Sounds Himself To The Readers, His True Spirit Finds Vivid Expression In The Book. At Any Rate R.K. Narayan Is A Thoroughly Indian Novelist Par Excellence, And The Aspect Is Hardly To Be Overlooked.Modernization and modernized characters are targets of irony in many of Narayana#39;s major novels like The Guide, The Man Eater of Malgudi, Mr. Sampath, The Vendor of Sweets. But in The Painter of Signs, they are viewed with markedanbsp;...

Title:R.K. Narayan and His Social Perspective
Author:S.R. Ramtake
Publisher:Atlantic Publishers & Dist - 1998-01-01


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