SUPPORT THE WORK

GetWiki

Bharati Mukherjee

ARTICLE SUBJECTS
aesthetics  →
being  →
complexity  →
database  →
enterprise  →
ethics  →
fiction  →
history  →
internet  →
knowledge  →
language  →
licensing  →
linux  →
logic  →
method  →
news  →
perception  →
philosophy  →
policy  →
purpose  →
religion  →
science  →
sociology  →
software  →
truth  →
unix  →
wiki  →
ARTICLE TYPES
essay  →
feed  →
help  →
system  →
wiki  →
ARTICLE ORIGINS
critical  →
discussion  →
forked  →
imported  →
original  →
Bharati Mukherjee
[ temporary import ]
please note:
- the content below is remote from Wikipedia
- it has been imported raw for GetWiki
{{Use mdy dates|date=October 2019}}







factoids
| birth_place = Calcutta, West Bengal, India2017287|27}}| death_place = Manhattan, New York City| occupation = Professor, novelist, essayist, short story writer, author, fiction writer, non-fiction writer| nationality =India, United States, Canada| period =Short story>short stories, essays, travel literature, journalism.| subjects = Post-colonial Anglophone fiction, Asian American fiction, autobiographical narratives, memoirs, american culture, immigration history, reformation and nationhood in the '90s, multiculturalism vs. mongrelization, fiction writing, autobiography writing, and the form and theory of fiction.| movement =Jasmine (novel)>Jasmine| website =}}Bharati Mukherjee (July 27, 1940 – January 28, 2017) was an Indian American writer and professor emerita in the department of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She was the author of a number of novels and short story collections, as well as works of nonfiction.weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20061206233037weblink">"Holders of the Word: An Interview with Bharati Mukherjee". Tina Chen and S.X. Goudie, University of California, Berkeley]

Early life and education

Of Bengali origin, Mukherjee was born in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She later travelled with her parents to Europe after Independence, only returning to Calcutta in the early 1950s. There she attended the Loreto School. She received her B.A. from the University of Calcutta in 1959 as a student of Loreto College, and subsequently earned her M.A. from Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in 1961."Arts and Culture: Bharati Mukherjee: Her Life and Works". PBS, Interview with Bill Moyers, February 5, 2003 She next travelled to the United States to study at the University of Iowa. She received her M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1963 and her PhD in 1969 from the department of Comparative Literature.

Career

After more than a decade living in Montreal and Toronto in Canada, Mukherjee and her husband, Clark Blaise returned to the United States. She wrote of the decision in "An Invisible Woman," published in a 1981 issue of Saturday Night. Mukherjee and Blaise co-authored Days and Nights in Calcutta (1977). They also wrote the 1987 work, The Sorrow and the Terror: The Haunting Legacy of the Air India Tragedy (Air India Flight 182).In addition to writing many works of fiction and non-fiction, Mukherjee taught at McGill University, Skidmore College, Queens College, and City University of New York before joining Berkeley.In 1988 Mukherjee won the National Book Critics Circle Award- for her collection The Middleman and Other Stories.weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20070223143252weblink">"Bharati Mukherjee Runs the West Coast Offense". Dave Weich, Powells Interview (April 2002) In a 1989 interview with Ameena Meer, Mukherjee stated that she considers herself an American writer, and not an Indian expatriate writer.Meer, Amandaweblink Fall 1989. Retrieved May 20, 2013Mukherjee died due to complications of rheumatoid arthritis and takotsubo cardiomyopathy on January 28, 2017 in Manhattan at the age of 76.WEB,weblink Novelist Bharati Mukherjee passes away, India Live Today, February 1, 2017, February 1, 2017,weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20170204031645weblink">weblink February 4, 2017, dead, She was survived by her husband and son. Her other son, Bart, predeceased her in 2015.WEB,weblink Bharati Mukherjee, Writer of Immigrant Life, Dies at 76, The New York Times, February 1, 2017, February 4, 2017, William, Grimes,

Bibliography

Novels

Short story collections

Memoir

Non-fiction

  • (The Sorrow and the Terror: The Haunting Legacy of the Air India Tragedy) (1987, with Clark Blaise)
  • Political Culture and Leadership in India (1991)
  • Regionalism in Indian Perspective (1992)

Awards

See also

Related Novels

References

{{reflist}}

Further reading

  • Abcarian, Richard and Marvin Klotz. "Bharati Mukherjee." In Literature: The Human Experience, 9th edition. New York: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2006: 1581–1582.
  • Alter, Stephen and Wimal Dissanayake (ed.). "Nostalgia by Bharati Mukherjee." The Penguin Book of Modern Indian Short Stories. New Delhi, Middlesex, New York: Penguin Books, 1991: 28–40.
  • Kerns-Rustomji, Roshni. "Bharati Mukherjee." In The Heath Anthology of American Literature, 5th edition, Vol. E. Paul Lauter and Richard Yarborough (eds.). New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2006: 2693–2694.
  • Majithia, Sheetal. weblink" title="web.archive.org/web/20140112040407weblink">"Of Foreigners and Fetishes: A Reading of Recent South Asian American Fiction", Samar 14: The South Asian American Generation (Fall/Winter 2001): 52–53.
  • New, W. H., ed. "Bharati Mukerjee." In Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002: 763–764.
  • Selvadurai, Shyam (ed.). "Bharati Mukherjee: The Management of Grief." Story-Wallah: A Celebration of South Asian Fiction. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2005: 91–108.

External links

Biographies

Interviews

Misc.

{{Authority control}}

- content above as imported from Wikipedia
- "Bharati Mukherjee" does not exist on GetWiki (yet)
- time: 10:01pm EST - Tue, Nov 12 2019
[ this remote article is provided by Wikipedia ]
LATEST EDITS [ see all ]
GETWIKI 09 JUL 2019
Eastern Philosophy
History of Philosophy
GETWIKI 09 MAY 2016
GETWIKI 18 OCT 2015
M.R.M. Parrott
Biographies
GETWIKI 20 AUG 2014
GETWIKI 19 AUG 2014
CONNECT