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Publisher:Seagull Books
Published In:2010
ISBN-10:8170461391
ISBN-13:9788170461395
Binding Type:Paperback
Weight:0.63 lbs
Pages:pp. xix + 127

The Title "Mother of 1084" is written by Mahasweta Devi. This book was published in the year 2010. The ISBN number 8170461391|9788170461395 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book has total of pp. xix + 127 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Seagull Books. We have about 583 other great books from this publisher. Mother of 1084 is currently Available with us.

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About the Book

Written in 1973-74, this sensitive novel deals with the psychological and emotional trauma of a mother who awakens one morning to the shattering news that her beloved son is lying dead in The Police morgue, reduced to a mere numeral : corpse no. 1084. This awakening propels her on a journey of discovery, in the course of which, struggling to understand her Naxalite son's revolutionary commitment, she begins to recognize her own alienation, as a woman and wife, from the complacent, hypocritical, bourgeois society her son had rebelled against.

One of Mahasweta Devi's most widely-read works in Bengal, this is an insightful exploration of the complex relationship between the personal and the political. It is also considered a significant milestone in her literary career, a watershed novel both in terms of approach and content and in terms of language and style.

About the Author

Mahasweta Devi is widely acknowledgment as one of India's foremost writers. Her trenchant, powerful, satiric Fiction has won her recognition in the form of the Sahitya Akademi (1979) and Jnanpith (1996) awards, amongst several other literary honours. She was also awarded the Padmasree in 1986, for her activist work amongst dispossessed tribal communities. Cover Design : Sunandini Banerjee

Contents

Introduction/Samik Bandyopadhyay

1. Mother of 1084/Mahasweta Devi