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Indian Feminisms

Jasbir Jain (Editor) Avadhesh Kumar Singh (Editor)
Synopsis The present volume, Indian Feminisms, brings together creative writing – short stories and poems – interviews, critical interventions by creative writers, theoretical formulations, chronicles of women’s history, essays on autobiographies, dalit writing and analyses of socio-political conditions. It reflects the complexity and variety of a woman’s life. There are thematic and theoretical studies and essays which explore histories of language literatures as well as studies which locate their analysis within a comparative frameworks. The writers move across linguistic and regional boundaries to identify women’s issues and interpret their histories. The collection presents an amazing wealth of interconnections and continuities in feminist thought in India and is a valuable contribution to gender studies.
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About the authors

Jasbir Jain

Jasbir Jain, writer and critic, Emeritus Fellow, university of Rajasthan, has worked extensively on the Indian novel. Amongst her recent publications are Women in Patriarchy and gendered realities, Human Spaces: The present work is third in a series of writings on the Indian novel and covers the post-independence period. Currently, she is working on the indigenous roots of feminism.

Avadhesh Kumar Singh

Avadesh Kumar Singh (1960-) is Vice Chancellor, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University since August 1, 2006. Prior to the present assignment, he was Professor and head, Dept. of English and Comparative Literary Studies, Saurashtra University, Rajkot; and Coordinator, University Grants Commission (UGC) Special Assistance Programme (SAP) /DRS) on "Indian Renaissance Literature with Special reference to English, Gujarati and Hindi". The areas of his interest include Indian and Western literacy theories, comparative literature, Indian literature and translation, Indian literature and translation studies on which he has published 10 books and more than 75 papers in various journals and anthologies of academic repute. Indian Knowledge Systems, 2 vols. (2005) and Discourse of resistance in the colonial Period (2005) are among his last publications. Also he has delivered Keynote Addresses to many national and international seminars. He is the editor of critical Practice, a journal of literary and critical studies since 1994.

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Bibliographic information

Title Indian Feminisms
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st. Ed.
Publisher Creative Books
Language: English
isbn 8186318895
length 234p.