Here is a list of seven contemporary texts—novels, short stories, plays, graphic novels—that have explored the Mahabharata with a sensitive focus on its female characters.
Temsula Ao's novel Aosenla's Story is a unique tale of subversion and reconciliation, which teaches us that coming to terms with oneself can happen when you are least expecting it.
Written under the supervision of Nivedita Menon, Motherhood and Choice does not shy away from asking difficult questions about motherhood and autonomy.
Let us read about some Dalit women poets whose poetry challenged dominant caste norms and take us to the lives of their community.
In an effort to fill the gap in literary social conscience at large, here is a list of 9 Indian women authors you should look out for.
At the heart of The Second Sex is the existential thought of Man as the sovereign self and Woman as the objectified other.
We Are All Revolutionaries Here Review: Beyond Stereotyped Discourse Around Pakistani Women And Hijabs
Author Aneela Zeb Babar introduces us to an in-depth narrative on Pakistani women and their political participation.
The Elephant In The Room Review explores the singular identity women are assigned in a typical patriarchal setup and displays the banality of it.
In her new book Aosenla's Story, poet and writer Temsula Ao returns to her beloved Nagaland to bring readers the beautifully crafted story of Aosenla, a woman who is coming to terms with herself.
The gender politics within the context of the warring ideologies of conservatism and progression is explored with nuance in Persepolis.