Description - Queering India by Ruth Vanita
Queering India provides an understanding of same-sex love and eroticism in Indian culture and society. The essays focus on pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial gay and lesbian life in India to provide a comprehensive look at a much neglected area. The topics are wide-ranging, considering film, literature, popular culture, historical and religious texts, law and other aspects of life in India. All the essays are original to the collection.
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Author Biography - Ruth Vanita
Ruth Vanita is Associate Professor of Liberal Studies and Women's Studies at the University of Montana. She is the co-editor of Same-Sex Love in India: Readings from Literature (2000).