Post-Colonial and Diasporic Sensibilities in Rohinton Mistry's Selected Novels

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  • Bhagyashree Saikia Assistant Professor, Department of English, Tengakhat College, Dibrugarh, India

Keywords:

Rohinton Mistry, Post-Colonialism, Diaspora, Parsi Community, Hybridity

Abstract

This paper attempts to focuses on the post-colonial diasporic sensibilities in Rohinton Mistry’s novels. Residing in Canada Mistry is known for representing different narratives of diaspora. Mistry as a post-colonial diasporic writer tries to liberate the dominant culture from the conventional society as well as from the western ideology. Through his creative writings Mistry concentrates the Parsi community which is now in a state of decline. He enumerates the struggle of the immigrants, their displacement from the native land, culture and tradition of their own. Thus, the paper aims to liberate the national identity from the yoke of colonialism.

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Published

21-03-2022

How to Cite

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B. Saikia, “Post-Colonial and Diasporic Sensibilities in Rohinton Mistry’s Selected Novels”, IJRESM, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 80–82, Mar. 2022.

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