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Women Writing in India: Vol. 2  (The 20th Century)
Women Writing in India: Vol. 2 (The 20th Century)

Women Writing in India: Vol. 2 (The 20th Century)

by Susie Tharu and K Lalita

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Language

English

Publisher

Oxford University Press

ISBN

0195632192 - Year: 1995 - Pages: 641

Binding

Paperback

Susie Tharu and K Lalita
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Author: Susie Tharu and K Lalita
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 1995
Language: English
Pages: 641
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0195632192

Description

This groundbreaking volume offers a selection of writing in ten languages, which have never before been available as a collection or in English.

Providing an extraordinary body of literature and an important documentary resource, these writings illuminate the lives of Indian women over a period of great social and political change. The critical introductions and biographical headnotes maps women's shifting roles and varying responses to the social political and cultural upheavals of the time.

PRESS REVIEWS:

as engrossing and intellectually stimulating a piece of argument as anyone has read, its strong beam illuminating the texts that follow. - The Times of India

The editors' absorbing storytelling style is used to weave their meticulous research and keen analysis seamlessly into the introductory essays and headnotes and are themselves stellar pieces. - The New York Times Book Review

asks for a reevaluation of how history is recorded and of whose stories may be told. - Newsweek

The selections also demonstrate the need to question one's assumptions about what is literature and what is great literature. - Studies in History

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