• GENDER BIGOTRY IN ITS PEAK: A STUDY OF MAHESWETA DEVIíS RUDALI


    Designation : PG Student, Sathyabama university, Chennai.


    Journal Name : Reserach maGma


    Publication Date : 11/10/2017




    Abstract :
    Mahesweta Devi is one of the prominent female writers in Bengali literature. Her writing explores the voice against the social injustice provoked towards the tribal and women. She used her writings as a weapon to revolt against the problems faced by the subaltern people. Mahesweta is the only Indian fiction writer who won Shahitya Academy Award in Bengali literature. She also deserved Indiaís popular awards which are generally known as PadhmaShr iand PadhmaVibusan. In Rudali she penned the sufferings and struggles of a woman for survival in the patriarchal society. She was totally frustrated in depending on the male characters around her. The central idea of this paper is to focus on the obstacles faced by the women from the childhood till her womanhood, further thestudy concludes by proving to the world that the oppression done to women will not totally demolish her life,besides it provides a strength to search a new way of life which leads her to survive in this male dominated society.


    Keywords :
    Struggle, Plight, Women, Rudali, Patriarchy, Subaltern.


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