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Women and girls in the Hindi public sphere : periodical literature in colonial North India / Shobna Nijhawan

Author/Creator:
Nijhawan, Shobna author
Publication:
New Delhi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xxii, 358 pages) : illustrations, portraits, tables
Subjects:
Women's periodicals, Hindi -- History -- 20th century.
Children's periodicals, Hindi -- History and criticism -- 20th century.
Hindi literature -- History and criticism -- Women authors.
Language:
English
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Dedication
Figures and Boxes
Preface
Acknowledgements
Note on Transliteration and Translation
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
6 Conclusion
Part Two A Reader: Editorials and Readers' Letters
Essays, Speeches, and Advice texts
(Auto) biographical Accounts, Fiction, and Poetry
Advertisements and Book
Reviews
Conclusion
Primary Sources
Index
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Other format:
Print version :
ISBN:
9780199080922 (ebook)
0-19-807407-7
0-19-908092-5
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