1st Edition

Nature, Culture and Gender
Re-reading the folktale





ISBN 9780367177164
Published April 24, 2019 by Routledge India
210 Pages

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Book Description

Folktales in India have been told, heard, read and celebrated for many centuries. In breaking new ground, Indian folktales have been reread and examined in the light of the Mother Earth discourse as it manifests in the lifeworlds of women, nature and language. The book introduces ecofeminist criticism and situates it within an innovative folktale t

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgement Introduction 1. Mother Earth Discourse 2. The Creator and the Created 3. Silences and Speech 4. Food, Household and Sisterhood 5. Trees and Forest 6. Land and Water 7. Birds and Animals Conclusion Glossary Bibliography Index

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