An Interview with Manju Kapur

Tickell, Alex (2015). An Interview with Manju Kapur. Journal of Postcolonial Writing, 51(3) pp. 340–350.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17449855.2015.1026136

Abstract

In this interview with Alex Tickell the acclaimed Indian author Manju Kapur talks about her fiction and her growth as a writer. Novels discussed include Difficult Daughters, A Married Woman, Home, The Immigrant and Custody. Kapur reflects on the role of women in the families she depicts, the treatment of history and political change in her works, and the reception of her books in India and internationally. She also recalls her early development as a novelist and comments on her approach to the craft of writing.

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