Queering India: Same-Sex Love and Eroticism in Indian by Ruth Vanita

By Ruth Vanita

Queering India is the 1st e-book to supply an figuring out of same-sex love and eroticism in Indian tradition and society. The essays specialize in pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial homosexual and lesbian existence in India to supply a entire examine a far missed subject. the subjects are wide-ranging, contemplating movie, literature, pop culture, old and non secular texts, legislation and different points of existence in India. in particular, the essays disguise such matters as Deepa Mehta's contemporary and arguable movie, fireplace, which curious about lesbian relationships in India; the Indian penal code which outlaws gay acts; a case of same-sex love and homicide in colonial India; homophobic fiction and homoerotic advertisements in present day India; and lesbian subtext in Hindu scripture. the entire essays are unique to the gathering. Queering India grants to alter the best way we comprehend India in addition to homosexual and lesbian lifestyles and sexuality round the world.

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