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Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narratives: Late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries

By |2019-04-12T14:24:10+01:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Gender and Queer Studies, Genre, North India, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narratives: Late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries examines Bangla writings related to crime in the late 19th and early 20th century Bengal in terms of gender.

Khabees Orat: A reflection on bi-cultural humour

By |2019-04-12T14:26:30+01:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Genre, North India, Popular and Pulp Fiction, Reading|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The character “Khabees Orat. portrays the opposite of what an average Pakistani woman is expected to be, in return becoming the representation of the inner voice of a large majority of local women. ” Where “orat” can literally be translated into “woman”, “Khabees” is a combination of “notorious,” “wicked, “dishonorable,” “devilish” and “corrupt” qualities.

Women poets of Ancient Greece, India, and Eritrea: a comparison across time and space

By |2019-04-12T14:29:33+01:00January 21st, 2018|Categories: Gender and Queer Studies, Horn of Africa, Literary Criticism, North India|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tedros Abraham takes us on a journey across time and continents, comparing the way three women poets in Ancient Greece, India and Eritrea claim immortality through their poems and rebel against social norms