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Queering India : same-sex love and eroticism in Indian culture and society
Vanita, Ruth.
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New York, NY : Routledge, [2002]

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252 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
The politics of penetration: section 377 of the Indian penal code / Suparna Bhaskaran -- Sultan Mahmud's makover: colonial homophobia and the Persian-Urdu literary tradition / Scott Kugle -- Doganas and zanakhis: The invention and subsequent erasure of Urdu poetry's "lesbian" voice / Carla Petievich -- Alienation, intimacy, and gender: problems for a history of love in South Asia / Indrani Chatterjee -- Eunuchs, lesbians, and other mythical beasts: queering and dequeering the Kama Sutra / Michael J. Sweet -- Loving well: homosexuality and utopian thought in post/colonial India / Leela Gandhi -- "Do I remove my skin?": interrogating identity in Suniti Namjoshi's fables / Anannya Dasgupta -- "Queeresses all mine": interrogating same sex desire in Kamala Das's fiction and poetry / Rosemary Marangoly George -- Homophobic fiction/homoerotic advertising: the pleasures and perils of twentieth-century Indianness / Ruth Vanita -- What Mrs. Besahara saw: reflections on the gay goonda / Lawrence Cohen -- A different desire, a different femininity: theatrical transvestism in the Parsi; Quiarati, nd Marathi theaters, 1850-1940 / Kathryn Hansen -- Queer bonds: male friendships in contemporary Malayalam cinema / Muraleedharan T. -- "I sleep behind you": male homosociality and homoeroticism in Indian parallel cinema / Thomas Waugh -- Queer pleasures for queer people: film, television, and queer sexuality in India / Shohini Ghosh -- On fire: sexuality and its incitements / Geeta Patel -- After the fire / Monica Bachmann.
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