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Situational Mediation: Sensible Conflict Resolution
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“Other Creatures That Have Their Own Identities”: Strategic Essentialism in Suniti Namjoshi's Fables
In the city of mice ... two elderly spinster mice had lived together for twenty-five years ... On a Friday ... a niece came to visit and stayed to supper ... she wore a number of badges bearing suchExpand
Transitional Mediations: Homosexuality in My Brother Nikhil, 68 Pages , and Quest/Thaang
Until the 1990s overt representations of homosexuality were almost unknown in popular Indian cinema, but examples of intense male homosociality have been prevalent throughout the hundred-year historyExpand
“Am I Lesbian?” The Contexts of Female-Female Desire in the Work of Kamala Das
In what is perhaps Kamala Das’s most famous poem, “An Introduction,” she writes: The language I speak Becomes mine, its distortions, its queernesses All mine, mine alone. It is half English,Expand
Same-Sex Desire in Indian Culture: Representations in Literature and Film, 1970-2015
Introduction 1. Contradictions or Syncretism? The Politics of Female-Female Desire in Deepa Mehta's Fire and Ligy J. Pullappally's Sancharram (The Journey) 2. "Am I Lesbian?" The Contexts ofExpand
Communal Tensions: Homosexuality in Raj Rao’s The Boyfriend and Neel Mukherjee’s A Life Apart
In this scene from Raj Rao’s novel The Boyfriend, Yudi, the well-educated and affluent Brahmin protagonist, is welcoming back his Dalit lover, Milind, after a prolonged separation. There appears toExpand
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Watching Solos in Singapore : Homosexuality , Surrealism and Queer Politics
1. In a scene from the Singaporean film Solos, directed by Loo Zihan and Kan Lume,[1] the young male protagonist, generically known as Boy (Loo Zihan), is having anal sex with a man of similar ageExpand