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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 11, Part D (2018)

Gender Sensitization in “An Inspector Calls”: A Feminine Gendering Portrait of Social Landscape by J B Priestley

Author(s)
Rajesh Kumar
Abstract
Amidst in cultural landscape of England, Priestley in “An Inspector Calls”, sternly advocates about the idea of feminine-gendering-landscape in pre-war British society. Through the massive representation of feminine characters of the play, he tends to open the reality of white-skinned-men of the society who as per patriarchal or men-gendered attitudes how suppress the women in the pre-war British society. “An Inspector Calls” set in 1912, amidst cultural landscape of Britain, a time when there was a class divide and gender sensitization and especially feminine-gendering who expected to know their position and place in provincial or metropolitan landscape in British society that is evident from the doom character of the play-Eva Smith alias Daisy Renton. So, Priestley explores the idea of gender discrimination through Mr. Arthur Birling, Gerold Croft and Eric birling in one side and Sybil Birling, Sheila Birling with especial attention on Eva Smith by the plaint Goole on other side.
Pages: 237-239  |  218 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Rajesh Kumar. Gender Sensitization in “An Inspector Calls”: A Feminine Gendering Portrait of Social Landscape by J B Priestley. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(11):237-239.
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