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Pallavi Varma

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Pallavi Varma grew up in Bangalore but spent a lot of her time living in the fantasy worlds she creates for her stories. She has a BA in English Honours from Christ University, an MA in Creative Writing from Cardiff University, along with being a professional binge-reader, kpop-enthusiast and Netflix-watcher.

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Female Anger: The Gendered Diagnosis Of Emotions | Feminism In India

(On) Female Anger: The Gendered Diagnosis Of Emotions

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It seems female anger is only palatable when it is reined in, not threatening to be reckless but instead promising calm, collected reserve.
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The ‘Aunty’ Body And All That Follows

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In the Indian imagination, an ‘Aunty’ is a middle-aged, usually fat woman who is married and has children. Young women, especially unmarried ones, either do not want to associate with the term or are expected to steer clear of it.
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Kamala Das – The Mother Of Modern Indian English Poetry | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Kamala Das was a Malayali and English writer, who wrote with unsettling honesty on love, sexuality, menstruation – a foremost feminist voice.