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By Deepti Misri

In Beyond Partition, Deepti Misri exhibits how 1947 marked the start of a heritage of politicized animosity linked to the differing rules of "India" held by way of groups and in areas on one hand, and through the political-military Indian country at the different. Assembling literary, historiographic, performative, and visible representations of gendered violence opposed to women and men, she establishes that cultural expressions don't simply persist with violence yet be sure its very contours, and interrogates the gendered scripts underwriting the violence originating within the contested visions of what "India" means.


Ambitious and varying throughout disciplines, Beyond Partition deals either an outline of and nuanced new views at the methods caste, id, and sophistication complicate representations of violence, and the way such representations form our understandings of either violence and of India.

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