June 6, 2015

The Spectrum of Femininity

The book, through a study of Hindu socio-cultural and religious signs, explores the shifting meanings of the term ‘femininity’ across time and space. While showing how these constructions of femininity lie deeply embedded in socio-political and cultural processes, the book also reveals how these constructions always place women in discriminatory, secondary positions handing out norms and structures into which females are compelled to socialise themselves.

Continuities / Departures: Essays on Postcolonial Sri Lankan Women's Creative Writing in English (2011)

This book contains a significant collection of essays that looks at contemporary Sri Lankan women’s creative writing in English. The essays in this volume capture a range of interests, issues, voices and even texts and attest to a vigorous, vibrant…
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