Women and girls in the Hindi public sphere : periodical literature in colonial North India / Shobna Nijhawan
- New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
1 online resource (xxii, 358 pages) : illustrations, portraits, tables
- Women's periodicals, Hindi -- History -- 20th century.
Children's periodicals, Hindi -- History and criticism -- 20th century.
Hindi literature -- History and criticism -- Women authors.
- An in-depth study of Hindi women's periodicals in early 20th century north India, this volume investigates debates around gender roles, the politicisation of women, and language politics as they were presented to a primarily female audience during a period of social reform and heightened nationalist activism.
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Part One Women's and Girls' Periodicals:1 The Periodical as a Genre An Introduction
2 Women's Periodicals
3 Girls' Periodicals
4 Genre and Domesticity
5 Hindi and the Question of Comprehensibility
Part Two A Reader: Editorials and Readers' Letters
Essays, Speeches, and Advice texts
(Auto) biographical Accounts, Fiction, and Poetry
Advertisements and Book
- Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
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- Print version :
- 9780199080922 (ebook)
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