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Mahasweta Devi is one of Indias foremost literary figures, a prolific and best-selling author in Bengali of short fiction and novels, and a deeply political social activist who has been working in marginalized communities for decades. Breast Stories is a collection of short fiction that focuses on the breast as more than a symbol of beauty, eroticism, or motherhood. Instead, it is seen as a harsh indictment of an exploitative social system and a weapon of resistance. At a time when violence towards women in India has escalated exponentially, Devis acerbic writing exposes the inherently vicious systems in Indian society.

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Mahasweta Devi

Table of Contents

Introduction

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

 

Foreword to Draupadi

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

 

Draupadi

(Draupadi)

 

Breast-giver

(Stanadayini)

 

Breast-giver: For Author, Reader, Teacher, Subaltern, Historian…

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

 

Behold the Bodice: Choli ke Picche

(Choli ke Picche)

Product Details

ISBN:
9788170461401
Author:
Devi, Mahasweta
Publisher:
Seagull Books
Author:
Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty
Author:
Mahasveta
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20141131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
166
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5 in

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Asia

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