Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Language and Literature > Gender Space and Creative Imagination (The Poetics and Politics of Women's Writing in India)
Displaying 1297 of 4541         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Gender Space and Creative Imagination (The Poetics and Politics of Women's Writing in India)
Pages from the book
Gender Space and Creative Imagination (The Poetics and Politics of Women's Writing in India)
by Rekha
Look Inside the Book
Description
About the Book

Gender, Space and Creative Imagination is about contemporary women’s writing in the India and its experiential, ideological and representational topography. It offers a nuanced critique of the gender- space dialectics that underlines and often engages the attention of women writers in this country.

By critically examining the selected works of Krishna Sobti, Mahasweta Devi, Kamal Desai, Ambai and Githa Hariharan, this book puts in perspective the vibrant heterogeneity of their creative corpus and its attendance concerns. Reading afresh these narratives as empowering aesthetic and discursive endeavours that consciously remap women’s gendered reality’s this book helps to unravel Indian Women writing’s aesthetics of creation, critique ad conditioning, and simultaneously puts into perspective its activist shift from re-presentation to self presentation.

About the Author

Rekha is Professor of English at the Department of Humanities, DCR University of Science & Technology, Murthal, Haryana. She has co-authored, with Anup Beniwal, Arun Joshi; An Enigma of Existence (2010), and contributes regularly to various national and international research journals. Her areas of interest include contemporary Indian women’s writing, culture and communication studies. Currently she is working on the folk and cultural narratives of the festival of Sanjhi.

Preface

This is a book about gender, and gendered time and spaces. As entrenched realities of women’s life – lived, thought and ‘read’ – the problematics of gender and space have constantly engaged my attention. The writers that I read, and some of whom I have chosen here for critical engagement, have often offered me vicarious peeps into the lives of others like me. They have been me imagination co – sojourners in this identity, ‘making, unmaking and remaking’ it through gendered landscapes. They have helped me engage with gender-truths for forge a critical stance to negotiate their reality. I wish to thank them all for helping me forge strategies of empowered reading and share in their imaginative – discursive camaraderie.

Traversing through this imaginative terrain, I have often realized that no journey is a solitary pursuit. All journeys, of necessity, involve transcending the limits of the self and beings with others, even if for a fleeting moment.

The present journey is no exception. While the stories I read offered me my imaginative sojourns, the friends who were privy to my critical-intellectual journey dug into their academic and experiential repertoire to equip me with the resources to tackle the difficulties on this ‘critical path’. I am especially beholden to my teachers and friends and friends from academia whose enlightened guidance did not let me trip on the way that was often slippery. But for their timely insights I would have been lost in the intractable theoretical lanes and by-lances, while on this journey.

This book is a result of the support that my family members made available for me. It is fructification of their hopes and inspiration. Anup, my trenchant critic but trusted sojourner, was always there to goad me on my way to the finish.

Contents

Prefaceix
1Women, Space and Writing1
2Thresholds and Beyond29
3Embodiment, Sexuality and Articulation68
4Myths, Stereotypes and Gender Contexts117
5From Re - presentation to Self Presentation157
6Revisiting the Argument188
Bibliography207
Index219
Sample Pages

















Gender Space and Creative Imagination (The Poetics and Politics of Women's Writing in India)

Item Code:
NAL883
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2015
Publisher:
ISBN:
9789384082444
Language:
English
Size:
10.0 inch X 7.0 inch
Pages:
234
Other Details:
Weight of the Book: 472 gms
Price:
$40.00
Discounted:
$30.00   Shipping Free
You Save:
$10.00 (25%)
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Gender Space and Creative Imagination (The Poetics and Politics of Women's Writing in India)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 1545 times since 30th Apr, 2016
About the Book

Gender, Space and Creative Imagination is about contemporary women’s writing in the India and its experiential, ideological and representational topography. It offers a nuanced critique of the gender- space dialectics that underlines and often engages the attention of women writers in this country.

By critically examining the selected works of Krishna Sobti, Mahasweta Devi, Kamal Desai, Ambai and Githa Hariharan, this book puts in perspective the vibrant heterogeneity of their creative corpus and its attendance concerns. Reading afresh these narratives as empowering aesthetic and discursive endeavours that consciously remap women’s gendered reality’s this book helps to unravel Indian Women writing’s aesthetics of creation, critique ad conditioning, and simultaneously puts into perspective its activist shift from re-presentation to self presentation.

About the Author

Rekha is Professor of English at the Department of Humanities, DCR University of Science & Technology, Murthal, Haryana. She has co-authored, with Anup Beniwal, Arun Joshi; An Enigma of Existence (2010), and contributes regularly to various national and international research journals. Her areas of interest include contemporary Indian women’s writing, culture and communication studies. Currently she is working on the folk and cultural narratives of the festival of Sanjhi.

Preface

This is a book about gender, and gendered time and spaces. As entrenched realities of women’s life – lived, thought and ‘read’ – the problematics of gender and space have constantly engaged my attention. The writers that I read, and some of whom I have chosen here for critical engagement, have often offered me vicarious peeps into the lives of others like me. They have been me imagination co – sojourners in this identity, ‘making, unmaking and remaking’ it through gendered landscapes. They have helped me engage with gender-truths for forge a critical stance to negotiate their reality. I wish to thank them all for helping me forge strategies of empowered reading and share in their imaginative – discursive camaraderie.

Traversing through this imaginative terrain, I have often realized that no journey is a solitary pursuit. All journeys, of necessity, involve transcending the limits of the self and beings with others, even if for a fleeting moment.

The present journey is no exception. While the stories I read offered me my imaginative sojourns, the friends who were privy to my critical-intellectual journey dug into their academic and experiential repertoire to equip me with the resources to tackle the difficulties on this ‘critical path’. I am especially beholden to my teachers and friends and friends from academia whose enlightened guidance did not let me trip on the way that was often slippery. But for their timely insights I would have been lost in the intractable theoretical lanes and by-lances, while on this journey.

This book is a result of the support that my family members made available for me. It is fructification of their hopes and inspiration. Anup, my trenchant critic but trusted sojourner, was always there to goad me on my way to the finish.

Contents

Prefaceix
1Women, Space and Writing1
2Thresholds and Beyond29
3Embodiment, Sexuality and Articulation68
4Myths, Stereotypes and Gender Contexts117
5From Re - presentation to Self Presentation157
6Revisiting the Argument188
Bibliography207
Index219
Sample Pages

















Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

Women's Voice (Selection from Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century Indian Writing in English)
Item Code: IDD649
$29.00$21.75
You save: $7.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Cultural Space and Diaspora: Journey Metaphor in Indian Women's Writing
Item Code: IDG382
$11.50$8.62
You save: $2.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Writing Resistance: A Comparative Study of the Selected Novels by Women Writers
Item Code: NAC238
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
SOLD
Woman and Empire: Representations in The Writings of British India (1858-1900)
by Indrani Sen
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Orient Longman Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAG078
$25.00$18.75
You save: $6.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Women Writing Gender Marathi Fiction before Independence
by Meera Kosambi
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Permanent Black
Item Code: NAG204
$40.00$30.00
You save: $10.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Memories of the Second Sex: GENDER AND SEXUALITY IN WOMEN'S WRITING
Item Code: IDG541
$27.50$20.62
You save: $6.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
THE OTHER HALF OF THE COCONUT: WOMEN WRITING SELF RESPECT HISTORY
by K SRILATA
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
Kali for Women
Item Code: IDG523
$29.00$21.75
You save: $7.25 (25%)
SOLD
Women Writing in India (Volume I The Twentieth Century)
Item Code: IDH062
$32.50$24.38
You save: $8.12 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Women Writing in India (Volume II The Twentieth Century)
Item Code: IDH059
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Her-Self: Early Writings on Gender by Malayalee Women 1898-1938
Item Code: IDG162
$37.50$28.12
You save: $9.38 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Just Between Us : Women Speak About Their Writing
Item Code: IDF571
$31.00$23.25
You save: $7.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A Matter of Taste: The Penguin Book of Indian Writing on Food
Item Code: IDE251
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Writing The West : Representations from Indian Languages
by C.Vijayasree
Hardcover (Edition: 2004)
Sahitya Akademi
Item Code: IDG544
$16.50$12.38
You save: $4.12 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Perishable Empire (Essays on Indian Writing in English)
by Meenakshi Mukherjee
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Oxford University Press
Item Code: NAF873
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Writing Love: An Anthology of Indian - English Poetry
by Ashmi Ahluwalia
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF506
$15.00$11.25
You save: $3.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Very easy to buy, great site! Thanks
Ilda, Brazil
Our Nandi sculpture arrived today and it surpasses all expectations - it is wonderful. We are not only pleasantly surprised by the speed of international delivery but also are extremely grateful for the care of your packaging. Our sculpture needed to travel to an off-lying island of New Zealand but it arrived safely because of how well it had been packaged. Based upon my experience of all aspects of your service, I have no hesitation in recommending Exotic India.
BWM, NZ
Best web site to shop on line.
Suman, USA
Thank you for having such a great website. I have given your site to all the people I get compliments on your merchandise.
Pat, Canada.
Love the website and the breadth of selection. Thanks for assembling such a great collection of art and sculpture.
Richard, USA
Another three books arrived during the last weeks, all of them diligently packed. Excellent reading for the the quieter days at the end of the year. Greetings to Vipin K. and his team.
Walter
Your products are uncommon yet have advanced my knowledge and devotion to Sanatana Dharma. Also, they are reasonably priced and ship quickly. Thank you for all you do.
Gregory, USA
Thank you kindly for the Cobra Ganesha from Mahabalipuram. The sculpture is exquisite quality and the service is excellent. I would not hesitate to order again or refer people to your business. Thanks again.
Shankar, UK
The variety, the quality and the very helpful price range of your huge stock means that every year I find a few new statues to add to our meditation room--and I always pick up a few new books and cds whenever I visit! keep up the good work!
Tim Smith, USA
Love this site. I have many rings from here and enjoy all of them
Angela, USA
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India