To Write of the Conjugal Act: Intimacy and Sexuality in Muslim Women’s Autobiographical Writing in South Asia

@article{LambertHurley2014ToWO,
  title={To Write of the Conjugal Act: Intimacy and Sexuality in Muslim Women’s Autobiographical Writing in South Asia},
  author={Siobhan Lambert-Hurley},
  journal={Journal of the History of Sexuality},
  year={2014},
  volume={23},
  pages={155 - 181}
}
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