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Definitely, some authors will stay with me but maybe I overdosed on the genre during my PhD or the books themselves have petered out and become repetitive. Nevertheless, since I am a minefield of information on this topic, I might as well share my hard-won gyan. There may have been books with the same sort of story before that e.
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The SATC TV series was predated by a novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, but it was really the TV series that became the pop culture phenomenon and that inspired in turn popular writing, including Indian chick lit. My PhD thesis covers women of Indian nationality living in India. Both have the pressure to get married, but the NRI books stress cultural conflict coming to India during the groom search process and having a culture shock of sorts while the novels published in India from onwards describe more broadly living as single women and building a career in India as well as the romantic shenanigans.
The interest in my PhD became how economic liberalisation generated a new type of young Indian woman who is presented in these novels. However, in this series, I will also cover some NRI chick lit books.
In my thesis, I propose that the golden era of Indian chick lit was from around to Indian chick lit was one of the first- if not the first — Indian commerical writing genre to be succesful. Initially, Indian chick lit novels were somewhat imitative of the Western formula — particularly Sex and the City.
However, writers such as Anuja Chauhan have developed a unique writing style and forged something new.
Like the Western novels, Indian chick lit as it matured could be split into sub-genres: career lit e.
A number of writers who cut their teeth in chick lit have moved on — Swati Kaushal has an excellent detective series, Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan did a lovely couple of young adult novels and now is on to a mythological series. Yes, chick lit sounds disposable. However, it is now the accepted term, and given the droves of fanpages using the term, it has been reclaimed, or at least readers who love the genre have stopped caring that others find it trivial.
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March 14, at am. The Bride said:. March 14, at pm. Good point, and I realise that I have this in in my thesis. I have not read a novel I would consider Indian chick lit by a non-indian woman though some male-identified writers come nearly there but I would be interested to see how it works out if it does. What, but I never said anything about how the novels covered the fiction of the Cartesian subject!
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B said:. March 15, at pm. Ch4 said:. March 20, at pm. Tags chicklitfeminismjustreadreading.
Desi Chick Lit
How do I define chick lit? Some books feature a group of friends as protagonists.
Both have to represented here, though the focus may be on one or the other A light-hearted tone. How do I define Indian in Indian chick lit? The heydey of Indian chick lit In my thesis, I propose that the golden era of Indian chick lit was from around to Indian chick lit — sub-genres Initially, Indian chick lit novels were somewhat imitative of the Western formula — particularly Sex and the City.
Why do I insist on calling it chick lit? What do I plan to do with this series? Share this: Twitter Facebook. The Bride said: March 14, at pm. B said: March 15, at pm.
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