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Of Mothers and Others Stories, Essays, Poems
ISBN: HB: 9789381017869, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
284 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
Taking care of our women and children builds not just a generation but the nation itself, writes the Indian film star Shabana Azmi in her introduction to this unique volume. We neglect mothers at our own peril, at the peril of society. If we are to l...
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£16,00
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Respectable Woman
ISBN: HB: 9789385932472, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
220 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
The Second World War has just ended. The Japanese have departed. In Nagaland in northeast India – one of the key theaters of the battle – political unrest and tremendous social changes have generated new social problems. For returning soldiers and ot...
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Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu, Volume I: Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757892, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
During the last century, Urdu women writers have produced a substantial and varied body of work. Yet, it has been dismissed by literary scholars who, biased by gender and religion, have never given it the attention it deserves".The Language They Chos...
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Language They Chose Women's Writing in Urdu, Volume II: Non-Fiction
ISBN: HB: 9789384757908, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
300 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
During the last century, Urdu women writers have produced a substantial and varied body of work. Yet, it has been dismissed by literary scholars who, biased by gender and religion, have never given it the attention it deserves".The Language They Chos...
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Lifelines New Writing from Bangladesh
ISBN: PB: 9789381017845, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
192 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
The first collection of its kind, "Lifelines" presents new work by young female writers from Bangladesh. Their stories portray multifaceted characters trying to take control of their own destinies, challenging stereotypes that cast the complex countr...
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Many That I Am Writings from Nagaland
ISBN: HB: 9789385932793, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
160 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
A grandmother's tattoos, the advent of Christianity, stories woven into fabrics, a tradition of orality, the imposition of a "new" language, and a history of war and conflict – all of this and much more informs the writers and artists in this book. F...
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£12,99
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Women and Partition A Reader
ISBN: PB: 9788189013363, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
400 pp., 19.5x12.7 cm
Urvashi Butalia's work on the subject of Partition, the 1947 division of the Indian subcontinent, is internationally known. Her book "The Other Side of Silence" has been translated into more than ten languages and won several awards. In this new coll...
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£26,50
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Mystic and the Lyric Four Women Poets from Kashmir
ISBN: HB: 9789385932717, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
250 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
For the first time, "The Mystic and the Lyric" brings together the classic work of four women poets from Kashmir who have shaped its literary imagination: Lalded, Habba Khatun, Arnimal, and Rupa Bhavani. These women inhabit not just the collective me...
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Waiting A Collection of Stories
ISBN: HB: 9789385932540, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
152 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
In this new collection by Nighat Gandhi, the private worlds of women open themselves up to the reader. Inside their homes, women are trapped in a state of continuous limbo, waiting for change; young girls struggle for the "purity" that religion deman...
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Makam
ISBN: PB: 9789381017654, University of Chicago Press, Zubaan Books, January 2020
350 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
"Makam", which means "golden horse" in Cantonese, is a fictionalized historical account of the Chinese Assamese people in North-East India. The novel, by award-winning writer Rita Chowdhury, documents the struggles, suffering, and tragedies of the Ch...
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