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Love as Rebellion and Shame

Honour Killings in the Punjabi Literary Imagination

This paper is a revised version of a presentation made in a national seminar on “Tales of Love, Betrayal and Death in the Indian Literary Tradition”, organised by the Bharatiya Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi at Chandigarh on 16-18 March 2012. Critical comments of the participants are gratefully acknowledged. Thanks are also due to Gurpreet Bal and M Rajivlochan and to a referee of this journal for their critical comments on the draft.

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