ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Follower of the Present

Writing the Self: The Life and Philosophy of a Dissenting Bengali Baul Guru by Jeanne Openshaw, Oxford, 2010; pp 336, Rs 895.

Multivocality of Partition

The Trauma and the Triumph: Gender and Partition in Eastern India, Vol 2 edited by Jashodhara Bagchi, Subhoranjan Dasgupta and Subhashri Ghosh (Stree: Kolkata), 2009; pp 276 + x, Rs 550.

The Burqa Ban

A Muslim woman living in Europe talks of her experiences with markers of Islam and her reasons for affiliating herself with Muslimness alongside equally powerful reasons for distancing herself from its overt expressions in the public sphere.
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