Monday, December 9, 2019

Books

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

avinuo kire the power to forgive and other stories

Book Review: The Power To Forgive And Other Stories by Avinuo Kire

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Avinuo Kire narrates powerful tales of women overcoming oppression culled from folk and tribal traditions.
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!

“An Ideal Girl”: An Excerpt From ‘Drawing The Line’, A Graphic Novel by Zubaan

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We are thrilled to bring you an excerpt from Zubaan's awesome new graphic novel 'Drawing The Line: Indian Women Fight Back'.
orlando virginia woolf

A Feminist Reading of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando: A Biography

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Orlando will alter the reader’s preconceived notions of male or female characteristics by highlighting socially structured gender & biological sex.

15 Books You Must Read To Understand Same-Sex Sexuality In India

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Here's a curated – by no means exhaustive – list of books you can read to deepen your understanding of same-sex sexuality in India.
lady chatterley's lover

Book Review: Lady Chatterley’s Lover By D.H Lawrence

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Lady Chatterley’s Lover, written in the year 1928, was popularized to an extent that it was supposedly banned for its explicit content.
why loiter book review

Why Loiter? Book Review: Imagining Our Streets Full Of Women

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“Why Loiter? Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets” is truly powerful in its potential to generate debate, and to create a change in the way we perceive spaces.

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Struggles In Sweatshops: The Irony Of Your ‘Feminist’ Graphic Tee

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Reports published by Global Labour Justice name GAP’s and H&M’s sweatshops as sites of regular abuse and violence faced by their workers in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia and Sri Lanka.
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'.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

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In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.