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Beyond Partition

Gender, Violence and Representation in Postcolonial India

Beyond Partition( )
Author: Misri, Deepti
Series title:Dissident Feminisms Ser.
ISBN:978-0-252-08039-5
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $56.99
Book Description:

In Beyond Partition, Deepti Misri shows how 1947 marked the beginning of a history of politicized animosity associated with the differing ideas of "India" held by communities and in regions on one hand, and by the political-military Indian state on the other. Assembling literary, historiographic, performative, and visual representations of gendered violence against men and women, she establishes that cultural expressions do not just follow violence but determine its very contours, and...
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