Vol. 4, Issue 3 (2017)
Diasporic Consciousness in Amit Chaudhuri’s “A New World”
Author(s): M Kokila, S Selva Meenal
Abstract: Diaspora is a displacement of a community or individual from one geographical region to another geographical region. Indian English Fiction is repleted with several occurrences of diasporic issues where the artist makes an effective endeavour to present India’s rich varied culture, tradition, and heritage while living in abroad. Amit Chaudhuri is writing in the great Bengali tradition. Chaudhuri differ in almost everything realities being depicted to their academic mooring, narrative apprehension and use of language. Amit Chaudhuri’s fourth novel “A New World” under the prespective of diasporic issues such as rootlessness, individuality disaster, homesickness, disagreement between tradition, and modernity etc., The central character Jayojit Chatterjee, who, his young son Vikram has come to Calcutta from the United States to visit Jayojit’s parents for two months.