Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_wiki.exoticindiaart.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Language and Literature > Fiction > The Parrot Green Saree
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
The Parrot Green Saree
Pages from the book
The Parrot Green Saree
Look Inside the Book
Description
About The Book

The Parrot Green Saree is the story of two women, two generations, and two worlds moulded out of memory, expectations, and desire. Set primarily in the United States, this is also the story of displacement and loss, of a remembered homeland, of political and personal battles, of individual freedom. And it is about rebirth. (In Bengali, the novel was titled Phoenix.)

The last novel of Dev Sen's Naxal trilogy, The Parrot Green Saree explores the ethical and existential dilemmas of the urban, intellectual Indian, much like the two novels that precede it — I, Anupam and In a Foreign Land, By Chance. But it is unique in the way it looks at political issues through a turbulent mother–daughter relationship, bringing to Indian literature in Bengali, perhaps for the first time, a fascinating, highbrow, sexually daring, `unmotherly' mother of a grown-up daughter.

Can the brilliant, charming, and sexually adventurous Bipasha, an internationally renowned academic and poet, win back the love and confidence of Rohini, her alienated teenage daughter? And could the two women ever be friends.

About The Author

Nabaneeta Dev Sen

is one of the prominent Bengali litterateurs of our times with more than 80 books to her name. A student of Presidency, Jadavpur, Indiana, Harvard, Cambridge, and Berkeley universities, and an outstanding academic, she retired as Professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Her works reflect her intellection on an amazing array of social, political, and psychological topics, under different genres like poetry, novels, short stories, plays, literary criticism, travelogues, translations, and children's literature. Her Radhakrishnan Memorial Lecture series at Oxford University, a pioneering work on women's Ramayanas, has started a new school of studies on Sita across the world. Founder President of Soi—Women Writers' Association of West Bengal, she has received national and international awards, including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, and Bangla Akademi Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tutun Mukherjee

is former professor of Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, India, and has also taught courses at Centre for Women's Studies and Department of Theatre Arts in the university. Her specialization is Literary Criticism and Theory, and her research interests include translation, women's writing, theatre, and film studies. She has written extensively on these subjects which overlap in her work. Besides articles and book chapters in national and international journals, as a single author and editor, her publications include I.A. Richards' Contribution to New Criticism, Chicago Critics, an evaluation, jointly edited Companion to Comparative Literature, World Literature, and Comparative Cultural Studies, to mention a few. She has earlier translated two brilliant works—the play Medea, and the novella Defying Winter (Sheetsahosik Hemantolok) by Nabaneeta Dev Sen.

**Contents and Sample Pages**







The Parrot Green Saree

Item Code:
NAU202
Cover:
HARDCOVER
Edition:
2019
Publisher:
ISBN:
9789389136036
Language:
English
Size:
9.00 X 6.00 inch
Pages:
127
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 0.28 Kg
Price:
$21.00
Discounted:
$15.75   Shipping Free
You Save:
$5.25 (25%)
Look Inside the Book
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
The Parrot Green Saree
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 1289 times since 8th Nov, 2019
About The Book

The Parrot Green Saree is the story of two women, two generations, and two worlds moulded out of memory, expectations, and desire. Set primarily in the United States, this is also the story of displacement and loss, of a remembered homeland, of political and personal battles, of individual freedom. And it is about rebirth. (In Bengali, the novel was titled Phoenix.)

The last novel of Dev Sen's Naxal trilogy, The Parrot Green Saree explores the ethical and existential dilemmas of the urban, intellectual Indian, much like the two novels that precede it — I, Anupam and In a Foreign Land, By Chance. But it is unique in the way it looks at political issues through a turbulent mother–daughter relationship, bringing to Indian literature in Bengali, perhaps for the first time, a fascinating, highbrow, sexually daring, `unmotherly' mother of a grown-up daughter.

Can the brilliant, charming, and sexually adventurous Bipasha, an internationally renowned academic and poet, win back the love and confidence of Rohini, her alienated teenage daughter? And could the two women ever be friends.

About The Author

Nabaneeta Dev Sen

is one of the prominent Bengali litterateurs of our times with more than 80 books to her name. A student of Presidency, Jadavpur, Indiana, Harvard, Cambridge, and Berkeley universities, and an outstanding academic, she retired as Professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Her works reflect her intellection on an amazing array of social, political, and psychological topics, under different genres like poetry, novels, short stories, plays, literary criticism, travelogues, translations, and children's literature. Her Radhakrishnan Memorial Lecture series at Oxford University, a pioneering work on women's Ramayanas, has started a new school of studies on Sita across the world. Founder President of Soi—Women Writers' Association of West Bengal, she has received national and international awards, including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, and Bangla Akademi Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tutun Mukherjee

is former professor of Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, India, and has also taught courses at Centre for Women's Studies and Department of Theatre Arts in the university. Her specialization is Literary Criticism and Theory, and her research interests include translation, women's writing, theatre, and film studies. She has written extensively on these subjects which overlap in her work. Besides articles and book chapters in national and international journals, as a single author and editor, her publications include I.A. Richards' Contribution to New Criticism, Chicago Critics, an evaluation, jointly edited Companion to Comparative Literature, World Literature, and Comparative Cultural Studies, to mention a few. She has earlier translated two brilliant works—the play Medea, and the novella Defying Winter (Sheetsahosik Hemantolok) by Nabaneeta Dev Sen.

**Contents and Sample Pages**







Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to The Parrot Green Saree (Language and Literature | Books)

River Valley to Silicon Valley (Story of Three Generations of an Indian Family)
by Abhay K.
PAPERBACK (Edition: 2018)
Bookwell, Delhi
Item Code: NAT997
$19.00$14.25
You save: $4.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Daughters – A Story of Five Generations
by Bharati Ray
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Penguin Books
Item Code: NAC156
$28.50$21.38
You save: $7.12 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Voices in the Dark (A Century of Classic Nepali Short Stories about Women)
by Ann Hunkins
Paperback (Edition: 2017)
Vajra Books, Nepal
Item Code: NAN824
$31.00$23.25
You save: $7.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Upside Down King (Unusual Tales About Rama and Krishna)
by Sudha Murty
Paperback (Edition: 2018)
Puffin Books
Item Code: NAP403
$16.00$12.00
You save: $4.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Water for Pabolee (Stories about People and Development in the Himalayas)
Deal 20% Off
by Robert C. Alter
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Orient Longman Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDG487
$38.50$23.10
You save: $15.40 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
 Bhoomi (Breaking the Shackles of Generations of Bondage)
by Allam Rajaiah
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Sahitya Akademi, Delhi
Item Code: NAI472
$11.00$8.25
You save: $2.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Vanishing Generations
Deal 20% Off
by T. V. Varkey
Hardcover (Edition: 2017)
Tranquebar Press
Item Code: NAH886
$39.00$23.40
You save: $15.60 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Simhasana Dvatrimsika (Thirty-Two Tales of The Throne of Vikramaditya)
Item Code: NAF007
$14.50$10.88
You save: $3.62 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A Harvest of Ecstasy - A Novel About Syrian Christians
by Mathew Attokaran
Paperback (Edition: 2015)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAL031
$24.00$18.00
You save: $6.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Beyond the Sky (Prapanchan): A Novel about Pondicherry - Winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award
by P.Balasubramanian
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Sahitya Akademi, Delhi
Item Code: NAD297
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Her Story, Our Story and On the Swing (Short Stories and a Novella)
by Yashodhara Deshpande Maitra
PAPERBACK (Edition: 2008)
Stree
Item Code: NAT382
$24.00$18.00
You save: $6.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Collected Plays: VOLUME TWO: TALE-DANDA THE FIRE AND THE RAIN THE DREAMS OF TIPU SULTAN TWO MONOLOGUES FLOWERS-BROKEN IMAGES
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: IDG094
$44.50$26.70
You save: $17.80 (20 + 25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Timeless Tales from Bengal (An Anthology of Bangla Children's and Young Adults' Stories)
by Dipankar Roy and Saurav Dasthakur
Hardcover (Edition: 2018)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAP638
$36.00$27.00
You save: $9.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I am so happy to have found you!! What a wonderful source for books of Indian origin at reasonable cost! Thank you!
Urvi, USA
I very much appreciate your web site and the products you have available. I especially like the ancient cookbooks you have and am always looking for others here to share with my friends.
Sam, USA
Very good service thank you. Keep up the good work !
Charles, Switzerland
Namaste! Thank you for your kind assistance! I would like to inform that your package arrived today and all is very well. I appreciate all your support and definitively will continue ordering form your company again in the near future!
Lizette, Puerto Rico
I just wanted to thank you again, mere dost, for shipping the Nataraj. We now have it in our home, thanks to you and Exotic India. We are most grateful. Bahut dhanyavad!
Drea and Kalinidi, Ireland
I am extremely very happy to see an Indian website providing arts, crafts and books from all over India and dispatching to all over the world ! Great work, keep it going. Looking forward to more and more purchase from you. Thank you for your service.
Vrunda
We have always enjoyed your products.
Elizabeth, USA
Thank you for the prompt delivery of the bowl, which I am very satisfied with.
Frans, the Netherlands
I have received my books and they are in perfect condition. You provide excellent service to your customers, DHL too, and I thank you for that. I recommended you to my friend who is the director of the Aurobindo bookstore.
Mr. Forget from Montreal
Thank you so much. Your service is amazing. 
Kiran, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India