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£67.00

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Published: 11 March 2021 (Estimated)

375 Pages

ISBN: 9780190124106


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Mutating Goddesses

Bengal's Laukika Hinduism and Gender Rights

Dr Saswati Sengupta

  • Presents the knotted correlation of gender, caste and class in the sanctioning of female subjectivities through goddess formation
  • Uses the laukika archive of Hinduism that is not governed by the Sanskrit scriptures or the male Brahman whose perspective has dominated the critical studies of the Hindu goddesses
  • Foregrounds verses and narratives from the vibrant laukika practices of Hinduism that has not been translated earlier into English