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Gender and Criminality in Bangla Crime Narratives: Late by Shampa Roy

By Shampa Roy

This publication examines assorted literary writings in Bangla relating to crime in overdue 19th and early 20th century colonial Bengal, with a well timed concentrate on gender. It analyses crime-centred fiction and non-fiction within the quarter to determine how real or imagined crimes with regards to girls have been formed and formed into photos and narratives for modern genteel readers. The writings were tested inside of a social-historical context the place gender was once a fiercely contested terrain for publicly fought debates on legislations, sexual family members, reform, and identification as moulded by means of tradition, classification, and caste. either canonized literary writings (like these of Bankim Chatterji) in addition to non-canonical, renowned writings (of writers who've now not obtained enough serious realization) are scrutinised for you to study how felony offences that includes ladies (as either sufferers and offenders) were narrated in early manifestations of the style of crime writing in Bangla. An empowered and thought-provoking research, this e-book may be of distinct curiosity to students of criminology and social justice, literature, and gender.

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