Interventions: Feminist Dialogues on Third World Women's Literature and Film

1st Edition

Bishnupriya Ghosh, Brinda Bose

Routledge
Published November 1, 1996
Reference - 296 Pages
ISBN 9780815321293 - CAT# RT6688
Series: Gender, Culture and Global Politics

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Summary

The editors are committed to destroying perceptions and stereotypes of third world women as passive victims who need to be "liberated" by Western feminists. The essays address cases in which women have challenged and resisted the political formations-nationalist struggles, revolutions, religious fundamentalist practices, and authoritarian regimes-that shape their daily lives. Each critic presents a close reading of the circumstances under which the feminist writers and film-makers.

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