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

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Nationalist Iconography Image of Women in 19th Century Bengali Literature

Rather belatedly, historians have started to explore how, within a subaltern domain of politics (distinct from the mainstream of Congress leadership), women created a separate and problematic space for themselves. We still need to fill out our notions about how these processes and departures were conceptualised on the basis of new, sacred principles that nationalists constructed to re-order terms of human relationships.

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