Author: Mahadevi Varma
Translator(s): Neera Kuckreja Sohoni
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187649348
This work is a collection of eleven incisive and insightful essays on the plight of the Indian woman written by the celebrated Hindi poet Mahadevi Varma.
A collection of eleven incisive and insightful essays on the plight of the Indian woman written by the celebrated Hindi poet Mahadevi Varma, recipient of the Padma Bhushan and Bharatiya Jnanpith Award. Priestess of the Chhayavadi School of poetry, Mahadevi Varma was also a prose writer par excellence.
Translated by Neera Kuckreja Sohoni, these essays examine the inequitable situation of the Indian woman from various perspectives and cover several parameters of the Indian women's status ranging from the cultural and historical to the economic, civic, educational and legal. Written in the 1930s, they continue to be relevant even in the modern context.
Links in Our Chain
War and Woman
The Curse of Womanhood
The Modern Woman
Home and Beyond
The Hindu Woman's Wifehood
The Trafficking of Life
The Issue of Woman's Economic Independence
Society and the Individual
The Art of Living