The Fabulous Feminista by Suniti Namjoshi

An important figure in contemporary Indian literature in English, Suniti Namjoshi is a writer who has engaged with a wide range of topics, from gender identity to sexual orientation, and cultural identity to human rights. For the first time, “Fabulous Feminist” collects a wide range of her writings, beginning with “Feminist Fables” and including excerpts from “St. Suniti and the Dragon,” “The Mothers of Maya Dip,” and others, including her Aditi series for children. For someone who is a first-time reader, this collection is a good introduction to Suniti’s writing.

In one of the stories, a Brahmin desperately wants a son but is blessed with a daughter instead. Suniti Namjoshi ……. continue reading

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