June 6, 2015

Women Narration and Nation: Collective Images and Multiple Identities

Nation, nationalism and ethnicity are indeed polemical constructs, sometimes imagined, sometimes historicised and sometimes politically and culturally grounded as emanating from lived experiences through and cross space and time. But how and to what extent they cross cut gender, creating new paradigms is a process that is undertaken in this publication by the various feminist scholars.

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…
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