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Mahasweta Devi : witness, advocate, writer : a video

Author: Shashwati Talukdar; Henry Schwarz; Nandini Sikand; Mahāśvetā Debī
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Talukdar/Schwarz/Sikand, [2001]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Documentary on the life and writings of one of India's most celebrated authors, Mahasweta Devi. Mahasweta comes to life as an ordinary person in extraordinary settings, fighting back through literature while surrounded by nationalist, patriarchal and capitalist violence"--Release preview from Georgetown University.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Mahāśvetā Debī
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Shashwati Talukdar; Henry Schwarz; Nandini Sikand; Mahāśvetā Debī
OCLC Number: 49541068
Credits: Videography, Nandini Sikand.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: [directed] by Shashwati Talukdar ; produced by Henry Schwarz, Nandini Sikand.

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"Documentary on the life and writings of one of India's most celebrated authors, Mahasweta Devi. Mahasweta comes to life as an ordinary person in extraordinary settings, fighting back through literature while surrounded by nationalist, patriarchal and capitalist violence"--Release preview from Georgetown University.

Interviews filmed at the author's home in India, reading from her writings, talking about the DNT-RAG, and social conditions in India.

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