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Parsis: Exploring Identities

Cultural nostalgia has proven to be as dangerous as cultural amnesia, whether in the case of the Parsis or others. It might be relevant at this point to examine some aspects of the Parsi-Zoroastrian past, not so much its history as much as its historiography.

Indian Feminist Criticism

Right-wing orthodoxy and global consumer capitalism have fostered a populist feminism where politics and media play an important role. Considerable theoretical and critical investment is required in assessing the issues of gender, textual aesthetics and pleasure, and manners of reading resistance in texts by women.

Polyphonous Voices in the City-Bombay s Indian-English Fiction

Bombay's Indian-English Fiction Roshan G Shahani Indian writers in English should not be seen in a privileged relationship to regional language writers; nor is the relationship one of competition. There is space and validity for both kinds of experience. If culture is to be truly pluralistic and if Bombay is to epitomise that plurality, then writers in English have a legitimate right to 'appropriate' the city. The question is not one of territorial rights.

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