|Author:||Ritu Menon,Shashi Deshpande|
|Title:||A Matter of Time|
|Format:||mbr lit txt lrf|
|ePUB size:||1917 kb|
|FB2 size:||1168 kb|
|DJVU size:||1398 kb|
|Category:||British and Irish|
|Publisher:||The Feminist Press at CUNY; 1st edition (May 1, 2001)|
Shashi Deshpande's book, for one, begins at a different kind of starting point. Most storylines tend to start at the happy facade, veer into the sad twist, and thereon, chart a way forward. With bittersweet pride, I have to agree that is correct. Shashi Deshpande's book, for one, begins at a different kind of starting point. A matter of time is an honest, emotionally retrospective & complex book, mostly because it explores human relationships with this web of interwoven connections, & you're still just a spectator. an island in all that chaos & complexity.
Shashi Deshpande's book "A Matter of Time" is a "must" book for all those who are interested in the Indian way of thinking. In her book Deshpande tries to answer some very important questions like, "What is a relationship?", "What is life?", "What is death?", "Is death the final act which wipes out all that has been?" - questions that have bothered human beings from time immemorial. Seeped in Indian thoughts and philosophical thinking, rich in Indian images, the novel is a tapestry of human relationships. Thus in this novel Shashi Deshpande brings together women of three generations and shows their different outlooks on life. As with her other books, a variety of experiences await the reader of this novel. What a reader gets out of this book very much depends on the his/her own mental frame work. This novel is not meant to entertain, but to enlighten.
debut, "austere, philosophical, and rich; a work that. grows in moral force and pathos. Set in present-day Karnataka, A Matter of Time explores the intricate relationships within an extended family, encompassing three generations. Images from Hindu religion, myth, and local history intertwine delicately with images of contemporary India as the women face and accept the changes that have suddenly become part of their lives.
Shashi Deshpande, Ritu Menon (Afterword). She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2008. List of books by Shashi Deshpande. Dark Holds No Terrors (1982) That Long Silence (1989) A Matter of Time Moving On Small Remedies Shadow Play (2013) The Narayanpur Incident If I Die Today In the Country of Deceit The Binding Vine Ships That Pass (2012) The Intrusion And Other Stories 3 Novels : A Summer Adventure, The Hidden Treasure, The Only Witness Come Up & Be Dead Collected Stories (Volume - 1). Collected Stories (Volume - 2) Writing from the Margin: And Other Essays. Books by Shashi Deshpande
Book: A Matter of Time. Author: Shashi Deshpande Genre: Fiction. Publisher : Penguin Books. Deshpande’s simple yet powerful prose reads like a grandmother’s tale, that pierces deep into heart and settles. The last meeting of Gopal and Sumi is bluntly put It is on this note of laughter they part Deshpande writes and as one starts imagining the possibility of their union one reads They will not meet again.
Afterword by Ritu Menon. New York: The Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1999.
System Control Number: (Sirsi) 3221651. ed. Publication, Distribution, et. New York. Feminist Press at the City University of New York, (c)1999. Projected Publication Date
One morning, with no warning, Gopal, respected professor and devoted husband and father, walks out on his family for reasons even he cannot articulate. One morning, with no warning, Gopal, respected professor, devoted husband, and caring father, walks out on his family for reasons even he cannot articulate. His wife, Sumi returns with their three daughters to the shelter of the Big House, where her parents live in oppressive silence: they have not spoken to each other in 35 years.