Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Books

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

Gender-based Violence: 5 Books & Literature As Witnesses

Gender-based Violence: 5 Books & Literature As Witnesses

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Literature can zoom out what lies in the background - one of them being gender-based violence. 
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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F.R.I.E.N.D.S

Why I Am Not So Fond Of F.R.I.E.N.D.S Anymore

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F.R.I.E.N.D.S is homophobic, sexist, racist, transphobic and a show full of gender stereotypes like any other sitcom.

What Is The Controversy Around Keeladi Excavation In Tamil Nadu?

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These marks are found to be engraved after the pot is dried, indicating that these marks were not made by the potter but by the user, mostly women who must have had a high literacy level.
Darjeeling: Women's Labour Behind Our Cups Of Tea

Darjeeling: Women’s Exploited Labour Behind Our Cups Of Tea

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Indeed, our cup of tea from Darjeeling comes with a burden of those several workers who do not get to taste the fruit of their own labour.