Sita Returns: Modern India Through Her Eyes

by Charu Walikhanna
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Binding: Paperback

Languages: English

Number Of Pages: 312

Publisher: Niyogi Books Private Limited

Author: Charu Walikhanna

Details: Sita is worshipped in India as a paragon of virtue. However, it is rarely mentioned that Sita often flouted the conventions and norms of her time; she defied Ram’s aspersions, stood up to Ravan, and raised two children as a single mother. Sita Returns illustrates Sita’s journey to learn about the condition of women in twenty-first century India. Epitomizing the struggles of women in Indian society, Sita relates her own experiences to those of women today, creating a contrast between past and present.

EAN: 9789386906595

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