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Women's Voice (Selection from Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century Indian Writing in English)
Women's Voice (Selection from Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century Indian Writing in English)
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About the Book:

This anthology brings together the writing of some Indian women who made pioneering social and literary contributions during the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Traversing a wide canvas, the excerpts taken from letters, tracts, diaries, magazines, articles, autobiographies, short stories, and even speeches discuss theatre, dance, travel, and personal experience, while other dwell on social issues, doctrinal problems, orthodox practices, and the position of women in society. The book will interest anyone interested in women's literature of modern India.

About the Author:

EUNICE DE SOUZA retired as head of the department of English, St Xavier's College, Bombay. She is an established poet and writer.

LINDSAY PEREIRA is currently pursuing a PhD from the department of English, University of Bombay.

Experts from Reviews:

'Woman's Voices can be read for pleasure alone, or for considering the wide range of women's writing (personal letters, letters to editors, letters to friends in jail, reminiscences, columns in newspapers, fiction, exhortations).…The lucid and informed introduction…places the individual pieces as well as the collection in historical context.'

-The book Review

'An invaluable source book. The writing of Toru Dutt, Pandita Ramabai, Cornelia Sorabji, Sarojini Naidu, Rokeya Sakhawat Hosssain, Ruttie Jinnah, Ela Sen, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Amrita Sher-Gill, Santha Rama Rau and many lesser known writers are represented here.'

-The Statesman

'These writings…provide a window into how the women themselves were reacting to this so-called women's question…It is a commendable effort in putting into one volume well-known personalities like Toru Dutt, Pandita Ramabai, Cornelia Sorabji and Sarojini Naidu, along with the lesser known Herabai Tata, Shovana Devi, and Iqbalunnisa Husain.'

-Hindustan Times

'As interesting as the content of their writing is the life of the writers themselves, compiled in brief biographical sketches by coeditor, Lindsay Pereira….The contributions are delightful, thought-provoking and varied…'

-Verve

'Women's Voice offers us a wide range of writing in English fiction, including stories for children, autobiographies, articles, letters -private and public…An informative Introduction to the period by Eunice de Souza adds to the usefulness of the volume.'

-One India, One People

CONTENTS
Introduction

DOSEBAI COWASJEE JESSAWALLLA

    The First Empress of Indian
    My Ascent in a Balloon
    Closing Reflections
        -The story Of My Life (1991)

TORU DUTT

    Letters to Miss Martin
        -Life and Letters of Toru Dutt (1921)

PANDITA RAMABAI

    Letters to Sister Geraldine
    Letters to Canon Butler
        -The Letters and Corresponding of Pandita Ramabai (1977)
    Widowhood
        -The High Caste Hindu Woman (1894)

ANAPURNA TURKHAD

    The Mental Seclusion of India: Letters to the Spectator and the Times of India (1881)
        -Vishrabdha Sharda vol. I (1972)
KRUPABAI SATTHIANADHAN
    Chapter V
        -Saguna (1895)

SHEVANTIBAI M. NIKAMBE

    Early Reformers
        -Women in Modern India (1929)
    Chapter III
        -Ratanbai: A Sketch of a Bombay High Caste Hindu Wife (1895)
MAHARANEE SUNITY DEVI C I OF COOCH BEHA
    My Romance
        -The Autobiography of an Indian Princess
    A Punjabee Dacoit
        -Bengal Dacoits and Tigers (1916)
CORNELIA SORABJI
    The Fire is Quenched!
        -Love and Life Behind the Purdah
    The 'Squirrel Lady'
        -India Calling (1934)
    Making a Hindu Will
        -India Recalled (1936)
SUSIE SORABJI
    Shrimati Ramabai Ranade
        -Women in Modern India
DR RUKHMABAI
    Letter to The Times (9 April 1887)
        -Enslaved Daughters (1998)
    Purdah -The Need for its Abolition
        -Women in Modern in India (1929)
MAHARANI CHIMNABAI BAEKWAD II OF BARODA
    Intellectual Callings
        -The Position of Women in Indian life (1911)
F.K. PATUCK
    Stree Zrthosti Mandal': How we came to form it
        -The Stree Bodhe and Social Progress in India (1908)
HERABAI TATA
    A Short Sketch of Indian Women's Franchise Work
        -A Short Sketch of Indian Women's Franchise Work (n.d.)-
LADY MEHRI DORAB TATA
    Letter to Miss Serenbai Maeckjeee Coursetjee
        -Lady Dorab Tata: A book of Remembrance
KITTY SHIVA RAO
    Child Education
        -Education of Women in Modern India (1946)
SAKINATUL FATIMA HASAN
    Indian Muslim Women -A Perspective
        -Our cause: A Symposium by Indian Women (1938)
SAROJINI NAIDU
    Letters to Jawaharlal Nehru
        -A Bunch of Old Letters (1958)
ROKEYA SAKHAWAT HOSSAIN
    Selection from Sultana's Dream (1905)
NALINI TURKHUD
    Chapter XIV
        -The Jagirdar of Palna (2936)
DR S. MUTHULAKSHMI REDDY
    How I Became a Legislator Election of the Hon. President
        -My Experience as a legislator (1930)
HANSA MEHTA
    My Reminiscences of Student Days in Baroda College (1913-17)
        -The Baroda College Golden juble Commemoration Volume (1933)
RUTTIE JINNAH
    Chapter XXII (Letters to Kanji Dwarkadas)
        -Ruttie Jinnah: The Story of a Great Friendship (n.d.)
MITHAN CHOKSI
    Some Impressions of Indian Women's Colleges
        -Women in Modern India (1929)
ELA SEN
    A Woman of Spain
        Gunpowder Women and Other Essay (1943)
    Preface The Queue
        -Darkening Days (1944)
VIJAYALAKSHMI PANDIT
    So I Became A Minister From Ministry of Prison
        -Vijayalakshmi Pandit (1993)
KAMALADEVI CHATTOPADHYAY
    Imperialism and Class-Struggle
        -The Awakening of Indian Women (1939)
    Blossoms, Light, and Music
        -Japan (1939)
ZAEENUTH FUTHEHALLY
    Chapter XX
    Chapter XXI
        -Zohra (1951)
KRISHNA NEHRU HUTHESSING
    Chapter IX
    Chapter XXVII
        -With No Regrets: An Autobiography (1943)
SUCHETA KRIPALANI
    An Unfinished Autobiography
    Story of Negro Genius
    The Role of the Creative Writer
        -Sucheta Kripalani
ARUNA ASAF ALI
    Approach to personalities
        -Travel Talk (1947)
VENU CHITALE (LEELABAI GANESH KHARE)
    Chapter VIII
    Chapter IX
        -In Transit (1950)
AMRITA SHER-GIL
    Letter to Jawaharlal Nehru
        -A Bunch of Old Letters (1958)
    Evolution of My Art
        -Marg (n.d.)
RAMABAI, C.T. (RAMABAI TRIKANNAD)
    The Little Book Binder
    Disillusion
    Aunts and Cats!
        -Victory of Faith and Other Stories (1935)
NOOR-UN-NISA INAYAT KHAN
    The Fairy and the Hare
        -Twenty Jataka Tales Retold (1939)
SNEHALATA SEN
    The Tale Of the Buddhist Monk
        -Nehal the Musician (1923)
SHOVONA DEVI
    The Princess with the Borrowed Life
    The Hermit Cat
    The Hireling Husband
        -The Orient Pearls (1915)
IQBALUNNISA HUSSAIN
    Chapter II
    Chapter IV
    Chapter XI
        -Purdah and Polygamy (1944)
SANTHA RAMA RAU
    Chapter IX
        -Gifts of Passage (1961)
G. ISHVANI
    Chapter XI
        -The Brocaded Sari (1946)
BRINDA MAHARANI OF KAPURTHALA
    Chapter XII
        -Maharani: The Story of an Indian Princes (1953)
References

Women's Voice (Selection from Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century Indian Writing in English)

Item Code:
IDD649
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2004
Publisher:
Oxford India Paperbacks
ISBN:
0-19-566785-9
Language:
English
Size:
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Pages:
473
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About the Book:

This anthology brings together the writing of some Indian women who made pioneering social and literary contributions during the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Traversing a wide canvas, the excerpts taken from letters, tracts, diaries, magazines, articles, autobiographies, short stories, and even speeches discuss theatre, dance, travel, and personal experience, while other dwell on social issues, doctrinal problems, orthodox practices, and the position of women in society. The book will interest anyone interested in women's literature of modern India.

About the Author:

EUNICE DE SOUZA retired as head of the department of English, St Xavier's College, Bombay. She is an established poet and writer.

LINDSAY PEREIRA is currently pursuing a PhD from the department of English, University of Bombay.

Experts from Reviews:

'Woman's Voices can be read for pleasure alone, or for considering the wide range of women's writing (personal letters, letters to editors, letters to friends in jail, reminiscences, columns in newspapers, fiction, exhortations).…The lucid and informed introduction…places the individual pieces as well as the collection in historical context.'

-The book Review

'An invaluable source book. The writing of Toru Dutt, Pandita Ramabai, Cornelia Sorabji, Sarojini Naidu, Rokeya Sakhawat Hosssain, Ruttie Jinnah, Ela Sen, Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Amrita Sher-Gill, Santha Rama Rau and many lesser known writers are represented here.'

-The Statesman

'These writings…provide a window into how the women themselves were reacting to this so-called women's question…It is a commendable effort in putting into one volume well-known personalities like Toru Dutt, Pandita Ramabai, Cornelia Sorabji and Sarojini Naidu, along with the lesser known Herabai Tata, Shovana Devi, and Iqbalunnisa Husain.'

-Hindustan Times

'As interesting as the content of their writing is the life of the writers themselves, compiled in brief biographical sketches by coeditor, Lindsay Pereira….The contributions are delightful, thought-provoking and varied…'

-Verve

'Women's Voice offers us a wide range of writing in English fiction, including stories for children, autobiographies, articles, letters -private and public…An informative Introduction to the period by Eunice de Souza adds to the usefulness of the volume.'

-One India, One People

CONTENTS
Introduction

DOSEBAI COWASJEE JESSAWALLLA

    The First Empress of Indian
    My Ascent in a Balloon
    Closing Reflections
        -The story Of My Life (1991)

TORU DUTT

    Letters to Miss Martin
        -Life and Letters of Toru Dutt (1921)

PANDITA RAMABAI

    Letters to Sister Geraldine
    Letters to Canon Butler
        -The Letters and Corresponding of Pandita Ramabai (1977)
    Widowhood
        -The High Caste Hindu Woman (1894)

ANAPURNA TURKHAD

    The Mental Seclusion of India: Letters to the Spectator and the Times of India (1881)
        -Vishrabdha Sharda vol. I (1972)
KRUPABAI SATTHIANADHAN
    Chapter V
        -Saguna (1895)

SHEVANTIBAI M. NIKAMBE

    Early Reformers
        -Women in Modern India (1929)
    Chapter III
        -Ratanbai: A Sketch of a Bombay High Caste Hindu Wife (1895)
MAHARANEE SUNITY DEVI C I OF COOCH BEHA
    My Romance
        -The Autobiography of an Indian Princess
    A Punjabee Dacoit
        -Bengal Dacoits and Tigers (1916)
CORNELIA SORABJI
    The Fire is Quenched!
        -Love and Life Behind the Purdah
    The 'Squirrel Lady'
        -India Calling (1934)
    Making a Hindu Will
        -India Recalled (1936)
SUSIE SORABJI
    Shrimati Ramabai Ranade
        -Women in Modern India
DR RUKHMABAI
    Letter to The Times (9 April 1887)
        -Enslaved Daughters (1998)
    Purdah -The Need for its Abolition
        -Women in Modern in India (1929)
MAHARANI CHIMNABAI BAEKWAD II OF BARODA
    Intellectual Callings
        -The Position of Women in Indian life (1911)
F.K. PATUCK
    Stree Zrthosti Mandal': How we came to form it
        -The Stree Bodhe and Social Progress in India (1908)
HERABAI TATA
    A Short Sketch of Indian Women's Franchise Work
        -A Short Sketch of Indian Women's Franchise Work (n.d.)-
LADY MEHRI DORAB TATA
    Letter to Miss Serenbai Maeckjeee Coursetjee
        -Lady Dorab Tata: A book of Remembrance
KITTY SHIVA RAO
    Child Education
        -Education of Women in Modern India (1946)
SAKINATUL FATIMA HASAN
    Indian Muslim Women -A Perspective
        -Our cause: A Symposium by Indian Women (1938)
SAROJINI NAIDU
    Letters to Jawaharlal Nehru
        -A Bunch of Old Letters (1958)
ROKEYA SAKHAWAT HOSSAIN
    Selection from Sultana's Dream (1905)
NALINI TURKHUD
    Chapter XIV
        -The Jagirdar of Palna (2936)
DR S. MUTHULAKSHMI REDDY
    How I Became a Legislator Election of the Hon. President
        -My Experience as a legislator (1930)
HANSA MEHTA
    My Reminiscences of Student Days in Baroda College (1913-17)
        -The Baroda College Golden juble Commemoration Volume (1933)
RUTTIE JINNAH
    Chapter XXII (Letters to Kanji Dwarkadas)
        -Ruttie Jinnah: The Story of a Great Friendship (n.d.)
MITHAN CHOKSI
    Some Impressions of Indian Women's Colleges
        -Women in Modern India (1929)
ELA SEN
    A Woman of Spain
        Gunpowder Women and Other Essay (1943)
    Preface The Queue
        -Darkening Days (1944)
VIJAYALAKSHMI PANDIT
    So I Became A Minister From Ministry of Prison
        -Vijayalakshmi Pandit (1993)
KAMALADEVI CHATTOPADHYAY
    Imperialism and Class-Struggle
        -The Awakening of Indian Women (1939)
    Blossoms, Light, and Music
        -Japan (1939)
ZAEENUTH FUTHEHALLY
    Chapter XX
    Chapter XXI
        -Zohra (1951)
KRISHNA NEHRU HUTHESSING
    Chapter IX
    Chapter XXVII
        -With No Regrets: An Autobiography (1943)
SUCHETA KRIPALANI
    An Unfinished Autobiography
    Story of Negro Genius
    The Role of the Creative Writer
        -Sucheta Kripalani
ARUNA ASAF ALI
    Approach to personalities
        -Travel Talk (1947)
VENU CHITALE (LEELABAI GANESH KHARE)
    Chapter VIII
    Chapter IX
        -In Transit (1950)
AMRITA SHER-GIL
    Letter to Jawaharlal Nehru
        -A Bunch of Old Letters (1958)
    Evolution of My Art
        -Marg (n.d.)
RAMABAI, C.T. (RAMABAI TRIKANNAD)
    The Little Book Binder
    Disillusion
    Aunts and Cats!
        -Victory of Faith and Other Stories (1935)
NOOR-UN-NISA INAYAT KHAN
    The Fairy and the Hare
        -Twenty Jataka Tales Retold (1939)
SNEHALATA SEN
    The Tale Of the Buddhist Monk
        -Nehal the Musician (1923)
SHOVONA DEVI
    The Princess with the Borrowed Life
    The Hermit Cat
    The Hireling Husband
        -The Orient Pearls (1915)
IQBALUNNISA HUSSAIN
    Chapter II
    Chapter IV
    Chapter XI
        -Purdah and Polygamy (1944)
SANTHA RAMA RAU
    Chapter IX
        -Gifts of Passage (1961)
G. ISHVANI
    Chapter XI
        -The Brocaded Sari (1946)
BRINDA MAHARANI OF KAPURTHALA
    Chapter XII
        -Maharani: The Story of an Indian Princes (1953)
References
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