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Fashioning a Self-Educational Proposals for and by Women in Popular Magazines in Colonial Bengal

Educational Proposals for and by Women in Popular Magazines in Colonial Bengal Himani Bannerji Controversies raging around women's education and the 'educated woman'or 'bhadramahila' in Bengal in the 19th century signalled far beyond the immediate social problems of women and served as a complex signifter of the composition of social subjectivities of the middle classes. What role did women themselves play in this process of being drawn into the hegemonic fold and of themselves being agents in this hegemonic process? How did women fare in the 'self-making' of their classes and of themselves and what modes did they adopt in this necessary task of fashioning selves and society?

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