Purdah by Eunice de Souza
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Purdah
By Eunice de Souza

Purdah

An Anthology

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Purdah by Eunice 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 are represented, 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195666618
ISBN-10: 0195666615
Format: Hardback
(223mm x 147mm x 29mm)
Pages: 500
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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