International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 11, Part A (2015)
A study on the alienation from self, society and humanlty as described in the novel of Arun Joshi ‘The Foreigner’
Arun Joshi is the most outstandingly sensitive and thought- provoking novelist who has addressed alienation and annihilation of modern man. The novels of Joshi are branded as the theme dealing with fretfulness, alienation and the existential predicament of contemporary man. The central characters of Joshi’s novels are mentally disturbed and filled with despair, self-hatred and self-pity and regard themselves as strangers in this lonely planet. The concept of alienation is not quite new in the modern world it has been in use in the theological, philosophical, sociological and psychological writings for an extensive while. The current paper describes the alienation from self, society and humanity as described in the novel of Arun Joshi ‘The Foreigner’
How to cite this article:
Omprakash P Handrao, Sandeep Kumar. A study on the alienation from self, society and humanlty as described in the novel of Arun Joshi ‘The Foreigner’. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(11):64-66.