International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2017)

Impact of socio economic concerns in Bhabani Bhattacharya’s- So many hungers, he who rides a tiger and a dream in Hawaii


Naveenta, Dr. Poonam Rani

Indian writers of 20th century had a strong fascination to deal with the changing national scenes related to different levels as social, political, historical, and economic. In the field of fiction Mulk Raj Anand, R.K. Narayan, Bhabani Bhattacharya and Kamala Markandaya give full vent to their shouldering resentment against the economic and social evils in fictional terms. The picture of hunger whatever be it causes and reasons is found in various colors in Raja Rao’s Kanthapura, Kamala Markandaya’s Nectar in a sieve, R.K. Narayan’s The Guide, Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable and Bhabani Bhattacharya’s So Many Hungers and He Who Rides a Tiger are representative picture of this new type of novels. Bhabani Bhattacharya is undoubtedly a prominent Indo- English fiction writer. He presents pestilence as hunger, not in fragments but in its wholeness. He not only delineates the gruesome scene of famine in Bengal, but depicts its physical and moral aspects in depth. He portrays a positive vision of life. In an interview with Sudhakar Joshi; he says that the novel should a social purpose. His stories abound in social and historical realities.
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How to cite this article:
Naveenta, Dr. Poonam Rani. Impact of socio economic concerns in Bhabani Bhattacharya’s- So many hungers, he who rides a tiger and a dream in Hawaii. International Journal of English Research. 2017; 3(1): 30-32.