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Fostering Sisterhood: Muslim Women and the All-India Ladies' Association
This article focuses on the activities of the All-India Ladies' Association. Founded in 1918 at the instigation of an elite group of primarily Muslim women in the princely state of Bhopal in centralExpand
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Narrating Trauma, Constructing Binaries, Affirming Agency: Partition in Muslim Women’s Autobiographical Writing
In recent years, academic studies on the Partition of the Indian subcontinent in 1947 have shifted their emphasis from the grand narratives of high politics to the neglected experiences ofExpand
The heart of a Gopi: Raihana Tyabji’s bhakti devotionalism as self-representation?
Raihana Tyabji is best known to history, not for her writing or even her singing, but as a devotee of Gandhi. Yet in 1924 this at least nominally Muslim woman composed a small book of bhaktiExpand
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Forging Global Networks in the Imperial Era: Atiya Fyzee in Edwardian London
This chapter examines the global networks forged by South Asians in Edwardian Britain through the eyes of Atiya Fyzee, a Muslim woman from Bombay.1 This era is perhaps the least well- served inExpand
Memoirs of a Rebel Princess
FOREWORD PREFACE MAIN CHARACTERS PART I: INDIA 1. MY BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD 1913-23 2. ADOLESCENCE 1924-30 3. MARRIAGE AND MOTHERHOOD 1931-39 4. THE WAR YEARS 1939-49 PART II: PAKISTAN 5. BEGINNING AExpand
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To Write of the Conjugal Act: Intimacy and Sexuality in Muslim Women’s Autobiographical Writing in South Asia
This is a pre-copyedited version of an article accepted for publication in the Journal of the History of Sexuality following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version is availableExpand
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Speaking of the Self: Gender, Performance, and Autobiography in South Asia
Many consider the autobiography to be a Western genre that represents the self as fully autonomous. The contributors to Speaking of the Self challenge this presumption by examining a wide range ofExpand
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