Bharati Mukherjee | Critical Essay by Victoria Carchidi

This literature criticism consists of approximately 16 pages of analysis & critique of Bharati Mukherjee.
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SOURCE: "'Orbiting': Bharati Mukherjee's Kaleidoscope Vision," in MELUS, Vol. 20, No. 4, Winter, 1995, pp. 91-101.

In the following, essay, Carchidi asserts that Mukherjee's short story "'Orbiting' … evokes an image of the interweaving of diverse points of view to create a new perspective that is neither wholly like nor wholly different from the elements that make it up, an image well-suited to Bharati Mukherjee's vision of America."

"Orbiting," the story I discuss here, is included in a collection entitled Braided Lives. This title evokes an image of the interweaving of diverse points of view to create a new perspective that is neither wholly like nor wholly different from the elements that make it up, an image well-suited to Bharati Mukherjee's vision of America. Peter Nazareth writes that when Mukherjee claims to be a North American writer, she is affiliating herself with the "America that embraces all the...

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