Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Books

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

Book review: Widows of Vidarbha – Making of Shadows By Kota Neelima

Book Review: Widows Of Vidarbha – Making Of Shadows By Kota Neelima

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In Widows of Vidarbha: Making of Shadows, Kota Neelima describes the troubled lives of 16 widows, to whom the state has conveniently turned a blind eye.
Dalit women writers

6 Books By Dalit Women Writers Exploring Lives Lived On The Margins Of Caste...

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These Dalit women writers' narratives centre their lived experiences in a canon where their voices have been conspicuously absent.
Book Review: 'Drawing The Line' Zubaan's Swanky New Graphic Novel

Book Review: ‘Drawing The Line’ Zubaan’s Swanky New Graphic Novel

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Drawing The Line: see good Indian girls crossing the line!
Book Excerpt: The Mothers Of Manipur By Teresa Rehman | Feminism In India

Book Excerpt: The Mothers Of Manipur By Teresa Rehman

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In The Mothers Of Manipur, journalist Teresa Rehman tells the story of these twelve women, the momentous decision they took, and how they carried it out with precision and care. In doing so she connects the reader to the broader history of conflict-torn Manipur and the courage and resistance of its people, in particular its women.
15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

15 Books By Indian Women Writers That You Loved In 2018

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2018 was a bang on year as Indian women writers wrote fabulous and daring works ranging from science fiction to subversive historical narratives.
Book Review: Waiting By Nighat Khan

Book Review: Waiting By Nighat Gandhi

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Nighat Gandhi delves into the monotony of daily life that is often overlooked as a cause for concern to unearth the silenced voices of women.
Book Review: Pyre By Perumal Murugan

Book Review: Pyre By Perumal Murugan

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Perumal Murugan's Pyre is a story about Saroja and Kumaresan, a couple in love who marry each other. They belong to different castes and it eventually becomes a curse to their life.
'Behold, I Shine': How Kashmiri Women Navigate Their Tales Of Loss In Conflict

‘Behold, I Shine’: How Kashmiri Women Navigate Their Tales Of Loss In Conflict

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The book 'Behold I Shine' explores the ways in which conflict has affected the lives of Kashmiri women and children.
Indian women authors

9 Indian Women Authors To Look Forward To In 2018

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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.
Manto And His Revolutionary Writing: Thanda Gosht Review

Manto And His Revolutionary Writing: Thanda Gosht Review

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'Thanda Gosht' depicts the harsh realities of communal conflicts that caused damages so deep that we are, to this date, struggling with its repercussions.

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"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

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We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

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Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right president, is infamously known globally for his regressive stances on abortion, anti-affirmative action, homosexuality and secularism.