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Gender Agenda

In grammatical terms there is no gender system in English, as with many other languages like Bangla, Turkish, Korean and Thai--but unlike Hindi, which boasts grammatical gender in all its glory.

The Work of Theory

Tackling the question of how to recalibrate the relationship between history and theory in our favour without falling into the trap of either an unqualified universalism or a naïve historicism, this article proposes that we move from the position of being a critic of Western theory to that of being a composer and assembler of a new theory from different sources and different histories.

Heroines of Little Kingdoms

Draupadi among Rajputs, Muslims and Dalits: Rethinking India’s Oral and Classical Epics by Alf Hiltebeitel; Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2001; pp xiv + 560, Rs 693.
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