[Reading] ➶ Mother of 1084 ➽ Mahasweta Devi – Horsebackridinggeorgia.us

Mother of 1084 Mahasweta Devi Is One Of India S Foremost Literary Figures, A Prolific And Best Selling Author In Bengali Of Short Fiction And Novels, And A Deeply Political Social Activist Who Has Been Working In Marginalized Communities For Decades Mother Of 1084 Is One Of Devi S Most Widely Read Works, Written During The Height Of The Naxalite Agitation A Militant Communist Uprising That Was Brutally Repressed By The Indian Government, Leading To The Widespread Murder Of Young Rebels Across Bengal This Novel Focuses On The Trauma Of A Mother Who Awakens One Morning To The Shattering News That Her Son Is Lying Dead In The Police Morgue, Reduced To A Mere Numeral Corpse No 1084 Through Her Struggle To Understand His Revolutionary Commitment As A Naxalite, She Recognizes Her Own Alienation As A Woman And A Wife From The Complacent, Hypocritical, And Corrupt Feudal Society Her Son Had So Fiercely Rebelled Against.