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The slate of life : more contemporary stories by women writers of India

Author: Kali for Women (Organization)
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contemporary stories by Indian women writers. The editors caution that the female protagonists should be viewed as ordinary people, not "as exotic natives or as mere victims of patriarchal, class and caste violence." A sequel to Truth Tales.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Translations
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kali for Women (Organization)
ISBN: 1558610871 9781558610873 155861088X 9781558610880
OCLC Number: 31132352
Notes: Originally published: New Delhi: Kali for Women, 1990.
Description: viii, 131 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction-Lives of their own --
Grandmother's letters / Meena Alexander (English) --
Hand-me-downs / Wajida Tabassum (Urdu) --
Lata / Binapani Mohanty (Oriya) --
Against myself / Rajee Seth (Hindi) --
The subordinate / K. Saraswathi Amma (Malayalam) --
Dead end / Ajeet Cour (Punjabi) --
Counting the flowers / Chudamani Raghavan (Tamil) --
The offspring / Indira Goswami (Assamese) --
Crushed flowers / Dhiruben Patel (Gujarati) --
Aunty / Bani Basu (Bengali).
Responsibility: edited by Kali for Women ; introduction by Chandra Talpade Mohanty and Satya P. Mohanty.
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Contemporary stories by Indian women writers. The editors caution that the female protagonists should be viewed as ordinary people, not "as exotic natives or as mere victims of patriarchal, class and caste violence." A sequel to Truth Tales.

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