Sexuality, Obscenity and Community
Women, Muslims, and the Hindu Public in Colonial India
By (author) Charu Gupta
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Sexuality, Obscenity and Community by Charu Gupta
Book DescriptionThrough analysis of an impressive array of 'low' and 'high' Hindu literatures, particularly pamphlets, tracts, newspapers, and archival data, Gupta explores the emerging discourse of gender and sexuality, which was essential to the development of notions of Hindu communitality and nationalism in the colonial period. The book offers an exceptionally nuanced account of Hindi gender politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780312295851
(216mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States
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Through analysis of an array of "low" and "high" Hindu literatures, such as pamphlets, tracts, and archival data, Gupta explores the emerging discourse of gender and sexuality, which was essential to the development of notions of Hindu communitality and nationalism in the colonial period.
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Author Biography - Charu Gupta
CHARU GUPTA is Reader at the University of Delhi. She received her Ph.D in History from the Oriental and African Studies Department, University of London and has published a number of articles on Hindu nationalism.
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