Gender, genre, and power in South Asian expressive traditions

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991 - Fiction - 486 pages
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Gender, Genre, and Power in South Asian Expressive Traditions Arjun Appadurai, Frank J. Korom, and Margaret A. Mills, Editors The authors cross the boundaries between anthropology, folklore, and history to cast new light on the relation between songs and stories, reality and realism, and rhythm and rhetoric in the expressive traditions of South Asia. South Asia Seminar 1991 ] 464 pages ] 6 x 9 ] 7 illus. ISBN 978-0-8122-1337-9 ] Paper ] $27.50s ] 18.00 World Rights ] Anthropology

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Contents

Introduction
3
Womens Tales
33
Gender and Verbal Performance Style in Afghanistan
56
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Arjun Appadurai is Samuel N. Harper Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Modernity at Large: Cultural Dimensions of Globalization.

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