Contemporary women writers also focus on the mother- daughter involvement and are deeply influe...
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...(New Delhi: Sarup and Sons, 2006) pp 245-246.
4. (Adrienne Rich, of women Born, Motherhood as Experience and Instituted (New York: W.W. Norton, 1976p. 243).
5. Sales Salvador, Dora. 'The Memory of Desire in Manju Kapur's Difficult Daughters: In Past and Future Tense' In Constanza del Río and Luis M. García Mainar (eds.), Memory, Imagination and Desire. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter. (awaiting publication).
6. Gur Pyari Jandial, 'Evolving a Feminist Tradition: The Novels of Shashi Deshpande and Manju Kapur' (awaiting publication in Atlantic Literary Review [Delhi], 4.3).
7. References to Difficult Daughters (abbreviated DD) are to the novel published by Manju Kapur. Difficult Daughters (Delhi: Penguin, 1998).
8. Nancy Chodorov,The Reproduction of Mothering:Psychoanalysis and the Sociology of Gender,Berkley: university of California press, 1978.
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