Reconciling Identities: The Diasporic Bengali Woman in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake

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Reshmi Lahiri-Roy;
  • Publisher: Flinders Humanities Research Centre
  • Journal: Transnational Literature (issn: 1836-4845)
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  • Subject: Diaspora | Jhumpa Lahiri | The Namesake | Language and Literature | P | Literature (General) | PN1-6790

Themes of home, belonging and space reverberate through Jhumpa Lahiri’s 2003 novel, The Namesake. This paper focuses on the negotiation of diasporic identities in transnational and transcultural spaces by the three main women protagonists in the narrative. Ashima, Moush... View more
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