Jhumpa Lahiri Analysis

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An immigrant is one who comes to live in a foreign country or a region. While diaspora is collective term for people from same origin, the term immigrant is used collectively for all those come to live in a common destination country or region and settle there forever. For example people who come and settle in USA from other countries constitute immigrant population of USA. Frequently diaspora or immigrants may acquire the citizenship of the host country, leading to change in their nationality, but their status in terms of being diaspora or immigrant does not change. Expatriates are not expected to acquire nationality of country they work in as expatriate. In an era of rapid globalization, the formal and informal power of border-crossing civil society networks is increasingly…show more content…
She has travelled several times to India, where both her parents were born and raised, and where a number of stories in “Interpreter of Maladies” are set. She is a graduate of Barnard College, where she received a B.A. in English literature and of Boston University, where she received an M.A. in English, M.A. in creative writing and M.A. in Comparative studies in Literature and the Arts, and Ph.D. in Renaissance studies in Literature. She has taught creative writing at Boston University and Rhode Island School of Design. A winner of the Henfield Prize from the Transatlantic Review, she has published stories in The New York, Agni, Story Quarterly and elsewhere. Her stories will appear in Prize Stories: The O Henry Awards and The Best American Short Stories. Jhumpa Lahiri received the Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for Fiction for collection of short stories, Interpreter of Maladies. JhumpaLahiri was born in London to Bengali parents. She recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, JhumpaLahiri has been acclaimed a dominant diaspora writer depicting the complexities of immigrant experience of people in

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