International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part L (2017)
Sex and marriage in the fiction of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and its impact on Indian family life
Ruth Prawler Jhabvala has achieved an International reputation as an Indian novelist. Her most of the novels deal with the themes like love, and marriage in the middle class society. Though she is a European, her marriage to an Indian architect and stay in India has given her deep insight into India's social, political, religious economic, moral and cultural life. In almost all the novels of Ruth Prawler Jhabvala, there is neither a true portrayal of the process of love transforming into marriage nor the true deep love after marriage is reflected. Her main aim is to create a fiction where the transitional phase of post-modern nature of Indian family is depicted with the interacting module of east-west superimposition. The present paper is an exploration of her views on sex and marriage in her fictions and its impact on Indian family life.
How to cite this article:
Nand Gopal. Sex and marriage in the fiction of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and its impact on Indian family life. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(3): 774-781.