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Volume 66.1 (2018)

Special Issue Voices of Their Own: South Asian Women’s Writing

Issue Editors: Cecile Sandten and Ranu Uniyal

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  • Cecile Sandten and Ranu Uniyal, “Introduction”
  • Ranu Uniyal, “Voices of Resolution and Resistance in Indian Women’s Poetry”
  • Sanchayity Paul Chakraborty and Dhritiman Chakraborty, “Bengali Women’s Writings in the Colonial Period: Critique of Nation, Narration and Patriarchy”
  • Arti Minocha, “Alternative Literary Modernities: A Voice from Colonial Punjab”
  • Danielle Hall, “‘What an inauspicious moment it turned out to be when she began to write!’: The Presentation and Position of the South Asian Woman Writer in Colonial Bengal”
  • Tanvir Sachdev, “Voices from the Threshold in Attia Hosain’s Sunlight on a Broken Column
  • Sayma Khan, “Negotiating Gender, Memory, and History in Anita Desai’s Clear Light of Day
  • Poonkulaly Gunaseelan, “Splitting/Violating the “New Indian Woman” in Shashi Deshpande’s The Dark Holds No Terrors (1980)”
  • Neele Meyer, “Challenging Gender and Genre: Women in Contemporary Indian Crime Fiction in English”
  • Book Reviews
  • Books Received