MALE HATRED IN SAKHRAM BINDER (1972): A GYNOCENTRIC VIEW
The purpose of this qualitative researchis to highlight the tendencies of malehatredin SakhramBinder (1972); a well-known play of Vijay Tendulkar due toits thematic and dramatic style. For this purpose, the researcher carried out itstextual analysis to unwrap the hidden hatred for men. It is clearly observed thatwomen in Tendulkar’s plays are always marginalized that they do fight backagainst male tyranny; but, gradually the fight for rights and freedom turns out into hatred and agony. This play spotlights onSakhram, a bookbinder who takes in a succession of women who have beenthrown out of their homes by their husbands. Forinterchange of domesticservices and comradeship, he offers them shelter, food and living essentials.All his arrangements and dealings with women are interpreted as a cruel masterwho is aggressive, violent and lusty.The research paper tries to draw outcertain emerging aspects about men and women and their relationship afterradical influenceof post-feminism.