SUBTERFUGES OF PATRIARCHY AND THE SURVIVALS: A STUDY OF FLOATING OPERA AND THE CRYING OF LOT OF 49

Authors

  • Muzafar Ahmad Bhat Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of English, Annamalai University
  • Dr..S.Kartikkumar Assistant professor, Department of English, Annamalai University

Keywords:

Zeitgeist, patriarchy, animalistic, domination, conjugal, sex, media

Abstract

It ought to be stressed that Barth and Pynchon are technical virtuosi. They are bestowed with the talent to employ the literary tools and devices with functional valuations and variations. Furthermore, the Weltanschauung of Barth and Pynchon is deeply colored but not totally obtruded by the stresses and strains Sturmund-Drang the tensions and anxieties Angst experienced by men and women. Barth and Pynchon capture as it were the very pulse of the present world, which has witnessed two Global Wars, the Wall Street Crash, the Great depression, the anomie and the great accent placed on materialism.

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Additional Files

Published

15-07-2017

How to Cite

Muzafar Ahmad Bhat, & Dr.S.Kartikkumar. (2017). SUBTERFUGES OF PATRIARCHY AND THE SURVIVALS: A STUDY OF FLOATING OPERA AND THE CRYING OF LOT OF 49. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 3(7). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1253