CONTENTS:- 1. Study in Detail; 2. Protagonists in Early Novels; 3. Towards Maturity; 4. Protagonists in Later Novels; 5. Language, Structure and Technique.
The present book is an attempt to provide certain clues for a better understanding of women character in Anita Desai's novel. The book analyses the psychic turmoil of Anita Desai's female protagonists. Darwin's concept of survival of the fittest is not applicable to them. Here survival is taken up as the competence to adjust with the situations of internal distress and external danger.