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Author Raheja, Gloria Goodwin, 1950-

Title Listen to the heron's words : reimagining gender and kinship in North India / Gloria Goodwin Raheja and Ann Grodzins Gold
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1994]


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Description xxxvii, 234 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents Preface: Listening to Women in Rural North India / Ann Grodzins Gold and Gloria Goodwin Raheja -- 1. Introduction: Gender Representation and the Problem of Language and Resistance in India / Gloria Goodwin Raheja -- 2. Sexuality, Fertility, and Erotic Imagination in Rajasthani Women's Songs / Ann Grodzins Gold -- 3. On the Uses of Irony and Ambiguity: Shifting Perspectives on Patriliny and Women's Ties to Natal Kin / Gloria Goodwin Raheja -- 4. On the Uses of Subversion: Redefining Conjugality / Gloria Goodwin Raheja -- 5. Devotional Power or Dangerous Magic? The Jungli Rani's Case / Ann Grodzins Gold -- 6. Purdah Is As Purdah's Kept: A Storyteller's Story / Ann Grodzins Gold -- 7. Conclusion: Some Reflections on Narrative Potency and the Politics of Women's Expressive Traditions / Gloria Goodwin Raheja and Ann Grodzins Gold -- Appendix: Rajasthani and Hindi Song Texts -- Glossary of Hindi and Rajasthani Words
Analysis Folk literature
Rajasthan (India)
Uttar Pradesh (India)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-230) and index
Notes A digital reproduction is available from E-Editions, a collaboration of the University of California Press and the California Digital Library's eScholarship program
Subject Folk literature -- India -- Rajasthan.
Folk literature -- India -- Uttar Pradesh.
Folk literature, Indic -- India -- Rajasthan.
Folk literature, Indic -- India -- Uttar Pradesh.
Sex role -- India.
Women -- India -- Folklore.
Rajasthan (India) -- Social life and customs.
Uttar Pradesh (India) -- Socgal life and customs
Uttar Pradesh (India) -- Social life and customs.
Author Gold, Ann Grodzins, 1946-
LC no. 93012586
ISBN 0520083709 (alk. paper)
0520083717 (paperback: alk. paper)