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Interventions: Feminist Dialogues on Third World Womens Literature and Film Bishnupriya Ghosh

Interventions: Feminist Dialogues on Third World Womens Literature and Film

Bishnupriya Ghosh

Published November 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780815321293
Hardcover
253 pages
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 About the Book 

The editors are committed to destroying perceptions and stereotypes of third world women as passive victims who need to be liberated by Western feminists. The essays address cases in which women have challenged and resisted the politicalMoreThe editors are committed to destroying perceptions and stereotypes of third world women as passive victims who need to be liberated by Western feminists. The essays address cases in which women have challenged and resisted the political formations-nationalist struggles, revolutions, religious fundamentalist practices, and authoritarian regimes-that shape their daily lives. Each critic presents a close reading of the circumstances under which the feminist writers and film-makers.