Rohinton Mistry Summary

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  • 7 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (7)

4,694 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, Ross presents an overview of Mistry's career, citing factors behind his critical success, and contends that Mistry's balancing of elements within his fiction is i... Read more
7,272 words, approx. 25 pages
In the following essay, Eustace focuses on the preponderance of fecal matter in Mistry's various works, particularly in the short story “Squatter.” These squatting figures—... Read more
5,011 words, approx. 17 pages
In the following essay, Heble discusses the role of personal identity, cultural dislocation, and the difficulties inherent in emigrating to a new country. I. Foreign Presences The title for this paper... Read more
4,300 words, approx. 15 pages
In the following essay, Malak focuses on Mistry's storytelling techniques, likening them to the Shahrazadic tradition, which he believes Mistry has subtly melded with the Western style of narra... Read more
3,802 words, approx. 13 pages
In the following essay, Bharucha examines Mistry's writing as part of the Indian Diaspora and the expatriate's identification with and alienation from both his old and new countries. As ... Read more
7,111 words, approx. 24 pages
In the following essay, Samantrai explores aspects of modern Western culture and the immigrant's role in its evolution, using Mistry's Swimming Lessons as an example of how the immigrant... Read more
4,320 words, approx. 15 pages
In the following essay, Bharucha outlines the limited roles of women as shown in three novels by Parsi writers and the distinctions made between male and female authors. Parsi women have not been rigo... Read more