Purdah: An Anthology

Hardcover | June 11, 2004

byEunice De Souza

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The essays in this volume seek to introduce a higher level of theoretical analysis of religious experiences of women by means of close readings of situations in which women are given or denied authority in ritual and interpretive contexts. This approach encompasses not only how women arerepresented, but also particular strategies of debate about women, how women are depicted as negotiating certain kinds of authority, and how women might resist traditional authority in specific colonial and post colonial situations.

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The essays in this volume seek to introduce a higher level of theoretical analysis of religious experiences of women by means of close readings of situations in which women are given or denied authority in ritual and interpretive contexts. This approach encompasses not only how women arerepresented, but also particular strategies of de...

Eunice De Souza is a Retired Head of Department of English, St Xavier's College, Mumbai.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:500 pages, 9.65 × 6.5 × 1.14 inPublished:June 11, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195666615

ISBN - 13:9780195666618

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