Two Lives: voices, resources, and networks in the history of female education in Bengal and South Asia

@article{Bagchi2010TwoLV,
  title={Two Lives: voices, resources, and networks in the history of female education in Bengal and South Asia},
  author={B. Bagchi},
  journal={Women's History Review},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={51 - 69}
}
  • B. Bagchi
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Women's History Review
  • This article focuses on the lives of two women active in furthering female education in Bengal in colonial India, Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain and Priyabala Gupta. It analyses the life‐histories of oppressed women in Rokeya’s novella, Padmarag (1924), as well as biographical material in Bengali on Rokeya by two younger friends and activists. Priyabala’s autobiography, published posthumously from the manuscript by feminist academics, is also analysed. Women’s associationalism and educational… CONTINUE READING
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