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Class Struggle and Patriarchy

​In the 50 years since Naxalbari, women have made a significant contribution to the growth of the Maoist movement, breaking free from many of the shackles that bind women down in Indian society. This article discusses the role of women and the question of patriarchy in this stream of the Naxalite movement on the basis of the literature available.

Lacerating Memories

Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement by Srila Roy (New Delhi: Oxford University Press), 2012; pp ix + 252, Rs 725.

Some Lows, Many Highs

Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland is intellectually and emotionally captivating, even though some elements in the plot seem unconvincing.
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