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Gender, Sex and the City: Urdu Rekhti Poetry, 1780-1870

By: Ruth Vanita

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037297

ISBN: 8125045538

Condition: New


Gender, Sex and the City explores the cosmopolitan sensibilities of Urdu poetry written in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, especially in the city of Lucknow, which was the centre of a flourishing Indo-Persian culture. Through its ground-breaking analysis, it demonstrates how re??ti (a type of Urdu poetry whose distinguishing features are a female speaker and a focus on women?s lives) and to some degree, non-mystical re??ta(mainstream Urdu poetry with a male speaker), for the first time in Urdu represent women (both of conventional families and courtesan households) as impor... View more info

The Co-wife and Other Stories

By: Ruth Vanita (trs.)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021400

ISBN: 0143101722

Condition: New


Considered one of the greatest fiction writers in Hindi, Munshi Premchand (1880–1936) wrote over three hundred short stories, a dozen novels and two plays over a prolific career spanning three decades. Though best known for his stories exposing the horrors of poverty and social injustice, he wrote on a variety of themes with equal facility—romance, satire, social dramas, nationalist tales, and yarns steeped in folklore. The Co-wife and Other Stories brings together twenty classic tales of Premchand which provide a glimpse of the author’s extraordinary range and diversity. While some cas... View more info

Same-Sex Love in India

By: Ruth Vanita and Saleem Kidwai (eds)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026820

ISBN: 0143102060

Condition: New


Printed pages: 520. View more info

India and Asean: Economic Partnership in the 1990s and the Future Prospects

By: Sanjay Ambatkar, Shri Prakash & Vanita Ray (Eds)

Price: $7.21

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Gyan Books Pvt. Ltd.: 1996

Seller ID: 105819

ISBN: 8121205220

Condition: New


The present Research volume on India and the ASEAN has been produced by leading experts in the field of Asian economic studies. It presents a multifaceted analysis of the growing interaction of the Indian Economy with the Economies of the ASEAN Countries while both are going through a process of economic liberalization and the Formation of a regional free trade area like the Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA) and the South-Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) as well as the South Asian Preferential Trade Area (SAPTA). The diversification of trade and the liberal economic incentives to attract foreign direc... View more info

Party Games: For All Occasions

By: Vanita

Price: $7.92

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vij Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

Seller ID: 103347

ISBN: 9789380177496

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 160. View more info