Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Books

In this section, find listicles of Indian feminist books, book reviews and book excerpts by Feminism in India.

On Feminism And Writing: A Path To Self-Realisation And Empowerment?

On Feminism And Writing: A Path To Self-Realisation And Empowerment?

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Writing remains a vehicle for social change owing to the collective understanding one receives by learning about different experiences and perspectives.
Book Review: The Silence And The Storm By Kalpana Sharma

Book Review: The Silence And The Storm By Kalpana Sharma

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Kalpana Sharma’s The Silence and The Storm is an important addition to the many voices that talk about the challenges faced by women in our country.
Book Review: Ants Among Elephants By Sujatha Gidla

Book Review: Ants Among Elephants By Sujatha Gidla

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The book ‘Ants Among Elephants’ is a powerful semi autobiographical work of Sujatha Gidla as she traces the struggles of the 'untouchables' to assert her identity and agency amidst the turbulent times of nation building.
Bernardine Evaristo’s Brilliant Take On ‘Difference’ In ‘Girl, Woman, Other’

Bernardine Evaristo’s Brilliant Take On ‘Difference’ In ‘Girl, Woman, Other’

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Womxn of unheard voices and unsung praises are at the heart of Bernardine Evaristo’s 2019 Booker Prize-winning novel ‘Girl, Woman, Other’.
Book Review: Forsaken: An AIDS Memoir By Alexandre Bergamini

Book Review: Forsaken: An AIDS Memoir By Alexandre Bergamini

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Forsaken: An AIDS Memoir by Alexandre Bergamini, translated by Renuka George will take you through the marginalization and social stigmatization of seropositive homosexuals, and how it has semblances with contemporary India.
The Epic Of Dalit Literature: When I Hid My Caste By Baburao Bagul

The Epic Of Dalit Literature: When I Hid My Caste By Baburao Bagul

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Baburao Bagul’s anthology Jevha Mi Jaat Chorli Hoti (When I Hid My Caste) that heralded a brave new voice in the Dalit literary sphere.
Book Review: Staying Alive By Vandana Shiva

Book Review: Staying Alive By Vandana Shiva

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“Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Development” written by Vandana Shiva, encompasses the understanding of ‘eco-feminism’ and its feminist interpretations.
Book Review: With Ash On Their Faces By Cathy Otten

Book Review: With Ash On Their Faces By Cathy Otten

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With Ash on Their Faces: Yezidi Women and the Islamic State by Cathy Otten is an honest account of women surviving through the ISIS’s regime in Iraq.

Book Review: Step Up By Sailaja Manacha

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Still, Step Up is a commendable effort and it can prove to be useful for working women. It serves as a guide for women to understand their own potentials.
Book Review: Watercolours: A Story From Auschwitz By Lidia Ostalowska

Book Review: Watercolours: A Story From Auschwitz By Lidia Ostalowska

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Watercolours: A Story From Auschwitz, not only offers dates and facts and real life accounts but captures what mere court trials, investigations and even installations and artifacts couldn’t describe: the trauma and its notorious behaviour of never letting its host rest at peace.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
surayya tyabji woman who designed indian flag

Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.