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Download e-book for kindle: Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narratives: Late by Shampa Roy

By Shampa Roy

ISBN-10: 113751597X

ISBN-13: 9781137515971

This booklet examines varied literary writings in Bangla concerning crime in past due 19th and early 20th century colonial Bengal, with a well timed specialize in gender. It analyses crime-centred fiction and non-fiction within the area to determine how genuine or imagined crimes concerning ladies have been formed and formed into photographs and narratives for modern genteel readers. The writings were tested inside a social-historical context the place gender used to be a fiercely contested terrain for publicly fought debates on legislation, sexual kin, reform, and identification as moulded by way of tradition, classification, and caste. either canonized literary writings (like these of Bankim Chatterji) in addition to non-canonical, renowned writings (of writers who've now not acquired enough serious awareness) are scrutinised as a way to research how legal offences that includes girls (as either sufferers and offenders) were narrated in early manifestations of the style of crime writing in Bangla. An empowered and thought-provoking research, this ebook could be of specified curiosity to students of criminology and social justice, literature, and gender.

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