ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Recovering a Tradition

Indian women, writing in English in the 19th and early 20th centuries, wrote about their lives and experiences in a variety of forms - letters, tracts, diaries, magazine articles, speeches, autobiographies, short stories, novels and biographies. Many, if not most, were concerned with the position of women like their education and the purdah. But a lot of research is still required into other forgotten or ignored names. The contribution of women writers, particularly those from the western and southern regions, also needs to be acknowledged fully.

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