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Author Jajja, Mohammad Ayub
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract Partition of the sub-continent of India in 1947 has been dealt with by many Pakistani and Indian English language novelists. Partition affected millions of people, changed the map of the sub-continent. The countries of the region still live under its shadows. The present study intended to investigate the portrayal of the Partition by two English language writers from India and Pakistan, Bapsi Sidhwa and Khushwant Singh in their novels, with the objective to focus upon and highlight their respective perspectives on the Partition, mainly, in Ice Candy Man and Train to Pakistan respectively. The study was based upon the exhaustive analysis of the texts, from the two novels in the light of postcolonial theory. The study has shown that Sidhwa has her own individual and independent perspective on Partition, while Singh subscribes to official Indian perspective on it. The study has also shown that the view points of certain Indian and Bangladeshi critics about the portrayal of Partition by Sidhwa are unjustified and unfair.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study