A quest for identity, space and culture in the works of V.S. Naipaul
The term “Identity” as a nationality, language, the rights as a true citizen of the country, one’s habitat or even culture- remains one of the most urgent, as well as hotly disputed topics, in literary and cultural studies, today. For more than a decade, it has been a central focus of debate for psychoanalytic, poststructuralist, and cultural materialist criticism. Simultaneously, it has also been subjected to a searching critique of the post-colonial world. (The present research pursuit seriously deals with Naipaul’s as a World literary product, whose farfetched literary journey has been like an expedition towards his quest of belongingness and location along with a subdued culture.