AbstractsWomens Studies

Form Exploitation to Emancipation The Metamorphosis of Womanhood in Rabindranath Tagores Fiction;

by H. Charaulatha

Institution: Annamalai University
Year: 2015
Record ID: 1215728
Full text PDF: http://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/handle/10603/35307


The ever changing reality of life inevitably reflects newlineitself in literature The position of women in society is newlineno exception to this phenomenon The status of women all newlineover the world particularly in India changed between the newlinebeginning of the ninetieth century and the first half of newlinethe twentieth century The personality of the typical newlineIndian woman was overwhelmingly swamped by the maleoriented newlineculture She was left with no mind or personality newlineof her own She was even glorified in the suffering newlineinflicted upon her by the wanton male The glorification of newlinethe Sita image particularly by women the pativrata newlineideal and the craving to be a mother of sons are the newlinereflections of the male attitudes to which she was newlinesuccumbed through ages She was defined as the centre of newlineculture but actually imprisoned in walls of the family and newlineshackled by tradition newline%%%