Framing Women: Gender in the Colonial Archive (MARG Vol 62 No 4)

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Authors: Various
Edited by Pratapaditya Pal, Monisha Ahmed

TBD00060 | PB | pp. 150 | 2011 | Marg

Framing Women is a study of women in India from the colonial period till Independence. It takes a look at gender roles and their participation in film, art and culture.

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This magazine is a collection of articles which study the women in colonial India, right up to Independence. This era saw the birth of the New Woman which however, soon turned contentious when representations of women’s bodies began treading the line between tradition and modernity, and obscenity and respectability. As women were popular subjects in the colonial visual archive, the development of two new forms of media – cinema and print, aggrandized and distributed their bodies in ways never explored before and thus refashioned the feminine identity. The new technologies experimented with the erotic potential of the female body while trying to remain “respectable”. At the same time, the traditional roles of women changed as discourse over their “appropriate” attire in public heated up. The representation of the female body thus emerged at the crossroads between the public gaze and the private self.

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Authors:

Various
Editors: Pratapaditya Pal, Monisha Ahmed

ISBN:

TBD00060

Binding:

Paperback

Year of Publication:

2011

Pages:

150

Publisher:

Marg

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

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