skip to content
Our feet walk the sky : women of the South Asian diaspora Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Our feet walk the sky : women of the South Asian diaspora

Author: Women of South Asian Descent Collective.
Publisher: San Francisco : Aunt Lute Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Fiction and non-fiction on South Asians living in the U.S. In Anu Murgai's A Marriage Proposal, a woman reprimands her future daughter-in-law for not appearing shy, in Zinab Ali's Daddy, a daughter reproaches her father for taking a second wife.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Our feet walk the sky.
San Francisco : Aunt Lute Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)621127430
Online version:
Our feet walk the sky.
San Francisco : Aunt Lute Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)629118483
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Women of South Asian Descent Collective.
ISBN: 187996032X 9781879960329 1879960338 9781879960336
OCLC Number: 28848573
Description: xvii, 372 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: LIGHTING THE FIRE BENEATH OUR HOMES --
Monica / Gaurangi Kamani --
Daddy / Zainab Ali --
Summer at Home / Madhuri Sanghvi --
In Search of Daughters / Neera Kuckreja Sohoni --
A Period / Anu Murgai --
Child / Parijat Desai --
To My Beloved Teenager / Lalita Gandbhir --
Requiem / Sunita Vatuk --
Toshi / Prem Prasad --
Mother/ Kosar Saira --
Blues, etc. / Sunita Vatuk --
Poem, Dedicated to Natasha / Huma Dar --
Gender, Class and Cultural Conflict Indu Krishnan's Knowing Her Place / Lata Mani --
Home / Preety --
Leaving Yuba City / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni --
SURROUNDED BY THE WALLS OF OUR COMMUNITY --
False Realities / Maya Delli --
Shards / Kamal Kapur --
To: Sri Lanka / Zaveeni Khan --
The Garba / Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni --
Conformists Trip / Lalita Gandbhir --
On my back / Latika Malkani --
Feminist Consciousness In Woman-Centered Hindi Films / Shamita Das DasGupta --
To My Grandmother / Amita Vasudeva --
Purification / gracepoore --
The Little Yellow Jacket: The One I Made Before You Were Taken Away / Huma Dar --
Obstacles of Abha Sharma: An Oral History / Kiran Lall & Francis Assisi --
THE lABORERS OF THIS WAR --
Parvati / Natasha Pratap --
Of Course Kurnbhakaran Was Not a Woman / Rupal Sanghvi --
Maria / Gaurangi Kamani --
Viewpoint From A Female / Sajani Patel --
Sexual Lynching / Neera Kuckreja Sohoni --
Alone and Exploited / Lalita Gandbhir --
We are drifting, aren't we? / Rini Das --
Tales For a Desert Stonn / Tehmina Khan --
India / Minai Hajratwala --
THE FEAR THAT COMES FROM THEIR EYES --
Can You Talk Mexican? / Amita Vasudeva --
Yuba City School / Chitra Banerjee Divakarun --
Colonization / Minai Hajratwala --
Journeys: Reclaiming South Asian Feminism / Sayantani DasGupta & Shamita Das DasGupta --
Different Small Towns / Radhika Sita Chari --
Journal Entry / Amita Vasudeva --
La Soledad / Roshni Rustomji-Kems / Indian Cookhouse, Castro Street / Parijat Desai --
Train / Gaurangi Kamani --
SHE WILL NOT BE SHAMED --
Twenty Years After I Grew into Your Lives / Minal Hajratwala --
Your Raw Menstrual Blood / Kosar Saira --
Waxing the Thing / Gaurangi Kamoni --
Average in the long run / Rini Das --
Dry Spell / Gaurangi Kamani --
Madras On Rainy Days / Zainab Ali --
The Questions of Fear / Gaurangi Kamani --
Nadia / Roshani Nash --
When I Was Twelve Years Old / Prem Prasad --
Sexuality / Kosar Saira --
Sari / Samantha Rajaram --
It's Not That I / Kamal Kapur --
Rag Yarnan / Pia Ganguly --
Dusk in Autumn / Zaveeni Khan --
FISSURES OF THE PAST --
The Marriage of Minnoo Mashi / Qirone Adhikarg --
Physical Subjectivity and the Risk of Essentialism / Supama Bhaskaran --
bedding / Neema Vachani --
love supreme/you can name your daughter / Ruxana Meer --
My Bed Has Big, Warm Arms / Meeta Cawande --
The Devil in the Church / Pia Ganguly --
An Awakening / Anu Mitra --
Stop The Insanity / BeIIa Mayani --
To Sadana / Neema Vachani --
The Visitor / Meeta Gawande --
Sapna / Khadine Shah --
Thrka / Aarti Kohli --
Reading and Writing the South Asian Diaspora: Feminism and Nationalism in North America / Indetpal Grewal --
Becoming Agents Of Our Identity / Zainab Ali --
In The Belly Of The Multicultural Beast I Am Named South Asian / Naheed Islam --
Tesha's Peace / Tesha Sengupta --
THE STRENGTH THAT MENDS HER SOUL --
Pieces / Sunita Vatuk --
The Battlecry of an Ex-Battered Ex-Wife! / Huma Dar --
Cloud 26: "Will you play my hand?" / Rini Das --
Gopal Nights / Keshini Kashyap --
Death Is The Spring In Every Dancer's Toe / Kamal Kapur --
Pati Dev / Punam Luthra --
we're not mean, we're just hardheaded / Ruxana Meer --
Mississippi Masala and Khush: Redefining Community / Dharini Rasiah --
The Graves of Academe / Indira Karamcheti / The Two Yoginis / V.K. Aruna --
Plonk In The Middle Of / Kamal Kapur --
MY FEET FOUND HOME --
The Landscape of a Body / Gita Srinivasan --
Origins / Dinaz Rogers --
English Our (M)other Tongue; Nurturing The Cultural Divide / Sonali Perera --
Boundaries / Hershini Bhana --
Storm / Gaurangi Kamani --
The Rings Around Anna / Dinaz Rogers --
Predicaments of the Hyphen / Kamala Visweswaran --
Fly Me to the Moon / Sunita Vatuk --
To Motiba and Grandma / Sheela Bhatt --
Making a Space for Women in the Third World: Displacement and Identity in Suleri's Meatless Days / Rashmi Sadana --
A French Woman of Tamil Descent In Reunion Island / Marie-Claire Savriama --
Sunsets / Sushila Gawande --
A Marriage Proposal / Anu Murgai --
Lakshmi / Vasanthi Victor --
Pondicherry Beach / Samantha Rajaram --
The Red Tears / Ratmali Gunaratna --
Hardwar / Preety Kalra --
A Photograph / Dharini Rasiah --
Defining Genealogies: Feminist Reflections on Being South Asian in North America / Chandra Talpade Mohanty --
Search For My Tongue / Sujata Bhatt.
Responsibility: edited by the Women of South Asian Descent Collective.

Abstract:

Fiction and non-fiction on South Asians living in the U.S. In Anu Murgai's A Marriage Proposal, a woman reprimands her future daughter-in-law for not appearing shy, in Zinab Ali's Daddy, a daughter reproaches her father for taking a second wife.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28848573> # Our feet walk the sky : women of the South Asian diaspora
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "28848573" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Place/san_francisco> ; # San Francisco
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004361> ; # American literature--Women authors
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1244520> ; # South Asia.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807113> ; # American literature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1178843> ; # Women's rights in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/south_asian_american_women_intellectual_life> ; # South Asian American women--Intellectual life
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/women_social_conditions_south_asia> ; # Women--Social conditions--South Asia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/women_and_literature_united_states> ; # Women and literature--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/south_asian_american_women_biography> ; # South Asian American women--Biography
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95003563> ; # South Asian American women
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95002762> ; # American literature--South Asian American authors
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/women_s_rights_in_literature> ; # Women's rights in literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/feminism_and_literature_united_states> ; # Feminism and literature--United States
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103670> ; # Feminism and literature--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/916067> ; # Ethnicity in literature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807271> ; # American literature--Women authors
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004341> ; # American literature--20th century
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/ethnicity_in_literature> ; # Ethnicity in literature
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922735> ; # Feminism and literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/american_literature_20th_century> ; # American literature--20th century
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1176947> ; # Women--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807252> ; # American literature--South Asian American authors
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/810.80928708995/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/american_literature_south_asian_american_authors> ; # American literature--South Asian American authors
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1127233> ; # South Asian American women
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177093> ; # Women and literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/american_literature_women_authors> ; # American literature--Women authors
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010118729> ; # Women--South Asia--Social conditions
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/149775611> ; # Women of South Asian Descent Collective.
   schema:copyrightYear "1993" ;
   schema:datePublished "1993" ;
   schema:description "Fiction and non-fiction on South Asians living in the U.S. In Anu Murgai's A Marriage Proposal, a woman reprimands her future daughter-in-law for not appearing shy, in Zinab Ali's Daddy, a daughter reproaches her father for taking a second wife."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/31662621> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/621127430> ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/629118483> ;
   schema:name "Our feet walk the sky : women of the South Asian diaspora"@en ;
   schema:productID "28848573" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/28848573#PublicationEvent/san_francisco_aunt_lute_books_1993> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Agent/aunt_lute_books> ; # Aunt Lute Books
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781879960329> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781879960336> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/28848573> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Agent/aunt_lute_books> # Aunt Lute Books
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Aunt Lute Books" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/american_literature_20th_century> # American literature--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/american_literature_south_asian_american_authors> # American literature--South Asian American authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--South Asian American authors"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/american_literature_women_authors> # American literature--Women authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--Women authors"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/ethnicity_in_literature> # Ethnicity in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethnicity in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/feminism_and_literature_united_states> # Feminism and literature--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Feminism and literature--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/south_asian_american_women_biography> # South Asian American women--Biography
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "South Asian American women--Biography"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/south_asian_american_women_intellectual_life> # South Asian American women--Intellectual life
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95003563> ; # South Asian American women
   schema:name "South Asian American women--Intellectual life"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/women_s_rights_in_literature> # Women's rights in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women's rights in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/31662621#Topic/women_social_conditions_south_asia> # Women--Social conditions--South Asia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women--Social conditions--South Asia"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103670> # Feminism and literature--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Feminism and literature--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010118729> # Women--South Asia--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women--South Asia--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004341> # American literature--20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004361> # American literature--Women authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--Women authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95002762> # American literature--South Asian American authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--South Asian American authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh95003563> # South Asian American women
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "South Asian American women"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1127233> # South Asian American women
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "South Asian American women"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1176947> # Women--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177093> # Women and literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women and literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1178843> # Women's rights in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women's rights in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1244520> # South Asia.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "South Asia." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807113> # American literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807252> # American literature--South Asian American authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--South Asian American authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807271> # American literature--Women authors
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--Women authors"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/916067> # Ethnicity in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethnicity in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/922735> # Feminism and literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Feminism and literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/149775611> # Women of South Asian Descent Collective.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Women of South Asian Descent Collective." ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781879960329>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "187996032X" ;
   schema:isbn "9781879960329" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781879960336>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1879960338" ;
   schema:isbn "9781879960336" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/621127430>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Our feet walk the sky." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28848573> ; # Our feet walk the sky : women of the South Asian diaspora
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/629118483>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Our feet walk the sky." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/28848573> ; # Our feet walk the sky : women of the South Asian diaspora
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.