Harmony and Dissonance: Ecocritical Reflections in Dhruv Bhatt’s Literary Landscape

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International Journal of Landscape Planning and Architecture
Received Date: 01/19/2024
Acceptance Date: 03/14/2024
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By: Bhumi Joshi and Jayvantsinh Khuman


Abstract: This research delves into the realm of ecocriticism through an exploration of Dhruv Bhatt’s literary landscape, shedding light on the intricate relationship between human existence and the natural world. The study emphasizes the pervasive influence of environmental elements in Bhatt’s novels, illustrating how characters navigate their identities and destinies within the context of nature. The research contends that literature, particularly Bhatt’s works, serves as a powerful medium for fostering environmental awareness and sensitizing individuals to the interdependence between culture, humanity, and the ecosystem. Through a comprehensive analysis of Bhatt’s narratives, the paper unveils the transformative journey of protagonists who, by surrendering to nature, find profound self-realization and contribute to the discourse on sustainable development. The research also explores the contrast between rural and urban life, highlighting the cultural nuances that shape attitudes towards nature and humanity. Ultimately, this study seeks to underscore the importance of ecocriticism in literature as a means to inspire ethical and environmental consciousness, prompting readers to reconsider their relationship with the natural world.

Ecocriticism, Dhruv Bhatt, Nature and Identity, Cultural Perspectives, Human-Nature Relationships, Environmental Consciousness, Interdependence, Urban Culture, Self-Realization, Environmental Ethics, Indian Literature



How to cite this article: Bhumi Joshi and Jayvantsinh Khuman, Harmony and Dissonance: Ecocritical Reflections in Dhruv Bhatt’s Literary Landscape. International Journal of Landscape Planning and Architecture. 2024; 10(01): -p.

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