The Dinner Party by Mona Gardner was written in 1941. The story was published later that year.
The Dinner Party was published in The Saturday Review of Literature in 1941.
The story takes place in India during the time that it was a British colony. Britain ruled over India from 1858-1947. “The Dinner Party” takes place sometime during part of Britain’s rule over India.
The theme of the story is that both men and women are equally courageous and can have control of a situation. In the story, Gardner proves that people should not judge others by putting them into categories.
The author, Mona Gardner, was an American author. Not much information is available on her. Mona is mainly recognized for her 1941 publication, The Dinner Party.