Kamala: The Story of a Hindu Child-wife

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Oxford University Press, 2002 - Literary Collections - 173 pages
First published a century ago, Kamala is the first novel in English by an Indian woman. It poignantly portrays a high-caste Hindu woman caught in the grips of orthodoxy. Kamala's tragic story as a child-wife, mother and widow will be essential reading for scholars and students of Indian literature and of gender studies.

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