DEPICTION OF MATERIAL CIRCUMSTANCES OF WOMEN IN JEAN SASSON'S NOVELS

Vijay Mehta, Preeti Lahotra
2019 International journal of research - granthaalayah  
The postmodern American novelist, Jean Sasson, the voice of Islamic women, depicts minutely and graphically the material circumstances of women in her novels. She has presented the material graph of women in the Middle East, escalating to the skyline and the downtrodden life of low pattern of life. The paper specifically explores the material status of women ranging from the Princesses of Saudi Arabia to the level of maids who struggle for existence amidst tortures and variegated stresses. All
more » ... ated stresses. All the women protagonists in her novels continue their struggle with a specific aim of their lives in Islamic pattern of life. Jean Sasson has presented a rich gallery of women portraits in their specific material pattern of life - Princesses, Middle class women struggling to achieve their dreams and lower strata of women.
doi:10.29121/granthaalayah.v7.i9.2019.626 fatcat:7j7rmcirhnch5l3y5hxdkhdl7m