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‘Raghuwar Tumko Meri Laj’

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

In this chapter, the author recalls her first encounter with Mahatma Gandhi, who she thinks represented the Hindu of Hindus, the essence of the oldest India. On her way to Gandhi's house she met ... More


Concerning Mahatma Gandhi's Activities

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Mahatma Gandhi was involved in many activities, foremost of which was to build Indian society from the ground up. He wanted to see untouchability in India abolished and sought the regeneration of ... More


The Eleven Vows of Mahatma Gandhi

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines Mahatma Gandhi's eleven vows, which contain the essence of his teaching in its relation to India and represent a trend in the writings of the world-intelligentsia, as well as ... More


Loving Class Others in The God of Small Things and Salt and Saffron

Maryam Mirza

in Intimate Class Acts: Friendship and Desire in Indian and Pakistani Women's Fiction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466740
eISBN:
9780199087228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466740.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the depiction of cross-class heterosexual romance in The God of Small Things and Salt and Saffron. It addresses the socially ‘transgressive’ nature of the romance and the ... More


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