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For her namesake

O"Connor, Daniel

For her namesake

an anthology of poetical addresses from devout lovers to gentle maidens.

by O"Connor, Daniel

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Published by D. Estes in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Love poetry.,
  • English poetry.,
  • Women in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    First published in 1910 under the title: By what sweet name?

    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 346 p.
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14099586M

      At the end of , Brown announced that she was leaving her namesake makeup brand. To say beauty industry insiders were shocked would be an : Jessica Cruel.   Directed by Mira Nair. With Kal Penn, Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Jacinda Barrett. American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways/10(K).

    Title: Elsie and Her Namesake, Book 28 By: Martha Finley Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Sovereign Grace Publishers Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 13 ounces ISBN: ISBN Ages: Series: Elsie Dinsmore Collection Stock No: WWPages: In her novel The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri reflects on the world of the Ganguli family. One particular character, Gogol Ganguli becomes the main focus as Lahiri takes us through his assimilation process, and how he tries to achieve the goal of being socially accepted. The Namesake, is a book about how life can be difficult in a new country.

      A first novel from Pulitzer-winner Lahiri (stories: Interpreter of Maladies, ) focuses on the divide between Indian immigrants and their Americanized children. The action takes place in and around Boston and New York between and As it begins, Ashoke Ganguli and his pregnant young wife Ashima are living in Cambridge while he does research at : Jhumpa Lahiri. [The Namesake] speaks to the universal struggle to extricate ourselves from the past. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. In this second book Lahiri's pace and accent are unmistakable: somber, unrushed, acute in the exposure they offer to life's injuries and to its inroads of hope. The Nation. Lahiri more than fulfills the promise of [her] auspicious.


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In The Namesake, Lahiri enriches the themes that made her collection an international bestseller: the immigrant experience, the clash of cultures, the conflicts of assimilation, and, most poignantly, the tangled ties between generations.

Here again Lahiri displays her deft touch for the perfect detail — the fleeting moment, the turn of phrase 4/5. The year isand Ashima Ganguli, a Bengali woman who has recently moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts with her new husband, is about to give husband, Ashoke, accompanies her to the hospital in a taxi.

In the waiting For her namesake book of the hospital, Ashoke remembers how inas he was taking the train from Calcutta to Jamshedpur to visit his grandfather and collect the books he was to Author: Jhumpa Lahiri.

The Namesake Summary. In AugustAshoke and Ashima Ganguli welcome their brand new baby boy into the world. Happy times, right. Well, sort of. Only in order to be released from their hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, they must break with Bengali custom and give their son an official name on that pesky birth certificate.

Book Review "The Namesake", written by Jhumpa Lahiri, is a masterpiece. I know this book and specially the author, doens't need any introduction here amongst this elite group of readers. There is a movie too which stars Irrfan Khan and Tabu which isn't bad either, though reading the book would always be recommended/5(K).

Elsie and Her Namesake book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Excerpt from Elsie and Her Namesakes Things were going on blithely /5. Her namesake was a Biblical character from the book of Ruth. 0 Anvil pruners work like their namesake, the blacksmiths' anvil, by striking one blade against the other.

[The Namesake] speaks to the universal struggle to extricate ourselves from the past. Seattle Post-Intelligencer in this second book Lahiri's pace and accent are unmistakable: somber, unrushed, acute in the exposure they offer to life's injuries and to its inroads of hope.

The Nation. Lahiri more than fulfills the promise of [her] auspicious Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The Namesake is the story of a boy brought up Indian in America, from 'the kind of writer who makes you want to grab the next person and say "Read this!"' (AMY TAN)'When her grandmother learned of Ashima's pregnancy, she was particularly thrilled at /5().

In The Namesake, Lahiri enriches the themes that made her collection an international bestseller: the immigrant experience, the clash of cultures, the conflicts of assimilation, and, most poignantly, the tangled ties between generations.

Here again Lahiri displays her deft touch for the perfect detail -- the fleeting moment, the turn of phrase /5(K). Although Ashima is surrounded by people, she feels alone, especially because she is a newcomer to America and her entire family is in India.

Ashima remembers back to how she met her husband. She was 19 years old and in college in India when her parents arranged for her to meet a potential suitor, a fellow Bengali earning his Ph.D. in Boston.

EBOOK SYNOPSIS: National Book Award Finalist Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of The Namesake comes an extraordinary new novel, set in both India and America, that expands the scope and range of one of our most dazzling storytellers: a tale of two brothers bound by tragedy, a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past, a country.

The Namesake By Jhumpa Lahiri pp, Flamingo, £ Take a boy, born in the late s to Indian parents living in the American suburbs, far from their native Calcutta.

In The Namesake, Lahiri enriches the themes that made her collection an international bestseller: the immigrant experience, the clash of cultures, the conflicts of assimilation, and, most poignantly, the tangled ties between generations.

Here again Lahiri displays her deft touch for the perfect detail -- the fleeting moment, the turn of phrase. The Namesake is the story of two generations of the Gangulis, a family of Indian immigrants to the United States.

When we first meet Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli they are living in a small apartment in Cambridge, Massachusetts, about to welcome their first child into the world. The young couple met through an arranged marriage in Calcutta, India, where Ashima had lived her whole life before.

Lahiri gained widespread notice when her first book, a collection of short stories called The Interpreter of Maladies, won her the Pulitzer Prize in (No big deal.) (No big deal.) The stories tackled similar themes to those in The Namesake, which she published in to instant success and acclaim.

Her novel The Namesake was a New York Times Notable Book, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and was selected as one of the best books of the year by USA Today and Entertainment Weekly, among other publications.

She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Discussion Questions 1. The title The Namesake reflects the struggles Gogol Ganguli goes. The Gangulis move to a Boston suburb, a university town where Ashoke has found a job teaching electrical engineering.

Gogol begins preschool, then kindergarten, and Ashima misses spending time with him, and walking around the neighborhood. Gogol begins school, and although his parents have settled on an official name, Nikhil, for him to use. LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Namesake, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work.

The importance of family in The Namesake cannot be overstated. The novel is centered around the Ganguli family, and the ways in. Her husband Ashoke, had a scrape with death in a train accident 7 years earlier and believes that the book he was reading – The Overcoat by Nicolai Gogol – was a lucky charm which saved him.

They end up naming their son Gogol, the namesake of Nikolai Gogol.5/5. The Namesake study guide contains a biography of Jhumpa Lahiri, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and : Jhumpa Lahiri. : Elsie and Her Namesake, Book 28 (Elsie Dinsmore Collection) () by Finley, Martha and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(62).is a platform for academics to share research papers.Character List Major Characters.

Gogol/Nikhil Ganguli The son of Ashoke and Ashima Ganguli, Gogol is born in e a letter from Ashima’s grandmother containing Gogol’s good name is lost in the mail, Gogol is legally given the pet name “Gogol” after the .