Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses

@article{Mohanty1988UnderWE,
  title={Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses},
  author={Chandra Talpade Mohanty},
  journal={Feminist Review},
  year={1988},
  volume={30},
  pages={61-88}
}
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