International Journal of English Research

International Journal of English Research


International Journal of English Research
International Journal of English Research
Vol. 6, Issue 6 (2020)

Efforts for identity and diaspora in novels of Jhumpa Lahiri: A socio- literary perspective


Ranjeeta Kumari

Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian born Canadian/American novelist, has made a deep impressing on the literary canvass. The novel of Jhumpa Lahiri’s depicts the issues of her own cultural in west Bengal in India. This is an article argue the predicament of name and sense of identity and belonging of the character of the Indian origin and immigrant in the USA in “The Namesake” (2003) the novel written by Jhumpa Lahiri. “The Namesake” composes it the best kind of ready references to segregate Diaspora as the term Diaspora’ and its role in the present era, the life of first and second generation immigrants and their effort for identity and belonging are well expressive through the plot and character. The fact that jhumpa lahiri is the child of Indian immigrants when she migrate from England (when she was born) to American makes her both emigrate and Diaspora writer. She has written many novels on the Indian Disparity of the theory of identity and culture difference in the space of Diaspora in her works.
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Ranjeeta Kumari. Efforts for identity and diaspora in novels of Jhumpa Lahiri: A socio- literary perspective. International Journal of English Research, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2020, Pages 16-18
International Journal of English Research