The trauma of neo-colonialism in Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things and Aravind Agiga's The White Tiger

Author: Švarc, Ksenija
Source document: Theory and Practice in English Studies. 2013, vol. 6, iss. 2, pp. [105]-118
Extent
[105]-118
  • ISSN
    1805-0859
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Article
Language
English
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Abstract(s)
Since the advent of neoliberal capitalism and the liberalization of the Indian market, various Indian-English authors have criticized these neo-colonial processes in their novels, which depicted manifestations of the detrimental effects of neocolonialism on the environment, the culture, and the individual people. Through portraying these effects as trauma, authors provide a subversive critique of the abrupt changes in contemporary Indian society. This paper attempts to explore some of the manifestations of environmental, cultural and individual trauma in the novels of Arundhati Roy and Aravind Adiga.
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