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Author Ray, Sangeeta.

Title En-gendering India : woman and nation in colonial and postcolonial narratives / Sangeeta Ray
Published Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2000


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Description 198 pages
Contents Gender and nation : woman warriors in Chatterjee's Devi Chaudhurani and Anandamath -- Woman as "suttee" : the construction of India in three Victorian narratives -- Woman as nation and a nation of women : Tagore's The home and the world and Hossain's Sultana's dream -- New women, new nations : writing the partition in Desai's Clear light of day and Sidhwa's Cracking India
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [186]-194) and index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Women -- Political activity -- India.
Feminism -- India -- History.
Women -- India -- Social conditions.
Women in Hinduism -- India.
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 99045705
ISBN 0822324539 alkaline paper
0822324903 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Engendering India