Mahatma Gandhi and Prema Kantak Exploring a Relationship, Exploring History

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-09-01
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Meera Kosambi is a prominent Indian sociologist and is the author of several books and articles in the fields of urban sociology and women's studies in India. She retired as Director, Research Centre for Women's Studies, SNDT University for Women, Mumbai.

Table of Contents

NTRODUCTION: 'Kantak's Life Trajectory'
'The Gandhi-Kantak Relationship'
'Maharashtra's Political Progression'
'Gandhiji's Voice in Kantak's Writing'
''Tension Betweeen Kantak's Feminism and Gandhian Ideology'
GANDHIJI'S LETTERS: Selected Letters from Gandhiji to Kantak, 28 February 1929 to 16 January 1948 (contextualized by Kantak)
KANTAK'S NOVELS: Excerpts from Kaam and Kaamini (Love and the Beloved)
Agniyaan (A Chariot of Fire)
KANTAK'S NON-FICTION WRITINGS: Excerpts from Satyagrahi Maharashtra (Maharashtra Engraved in Satyagraha)
Hindi Striyanche Jivan (The Life of Indian Women)

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