Riddles of Belonging

Riddles of Belonging

India in Translation and Other Tales of Possession

eBook - 2009
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Can the subaltern joke? Christi A. Merrill answers by invoking riddling, oral-based fictions from Hindi, Rajashanti, Sanskrit and Urdu that dare to laugh at the details of contentious traditions often kept hidden - whether spouse abuse, ethnic violence, or the uncertain legacies of a divinely wrought sex change.
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiv, 380 pages)


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