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oa Alternation - Space and identity in Jayapraga Reddy's unpublished autobiography, The Unbending Reed and her On the Fringe of Dreamtime and Other Stories

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1023-1757

 

Abstract

In this article I consider Jayapraga Reddy's unpublished autobiography, entitled The Unbending Reed, and her short stories collected in the publication On the Fringe of Dreamtime and Other Stories. I read the two texts contrapuntally, drawing attention to the complex connections between the double narratives of disablement and enablement at work in these two disparate examples of her writings, the one autobiographical and the other fictional. I explore issues of identity, self-representation and representation in the light of Reddy's autobiographical and imaginative writings, drawing attention to differences in spatial configurations in the two writings.

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2000-01-01
2019-08-23

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