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The Writings of Rokeya Hossain: A pioneer of her time whose writings hold relevance today

@inproceedings{Hakeem2015TheWO,
  title={The Writings of Rokeya Hossain: A pioneer of her time whose writings hold relevance today},
  author={Shagufta Hakeem},
  year={2015}
}
  • Shagufta Hakeem
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • The goal of this paper is to analyze selected works of Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and to discuss the importance of her works and her impact on the feminist movement in India before partition. Rokeya Hossain was born in 1880 and died in 1932. She did not receive traditional schooling due to a variety of factors including culture, religion and seclusion practices. However, she was tutored by her brother and later supported by her husband in her writing endeavors. In this paper, I will examine her… CONTINUE READING

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