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Focus on Women Education in Early Indian English Novels

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.7, No. 4)

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Page : 29-31

Keywords : Indian writers; Education; Patriarchy; New Women;

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The paper focuses on the works written by early Indian writers throwing light on the condition, need and concern for women's education. Keeping the patriarchy as root, the Indian women novelists made a debut after independence and started producing novels dealing with themes of family, dowry, child marriage, superstitious practices, education, purdah system and widow remarriage. With their personal experiences and suffrage women novelists have paved down the path for modern writers of the time. They represented their vision of a ‘New Women', a woman who is courageous, educated, independent and liberated

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