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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Deepti Misri Abstract: This article explores how Shauna Singh Baldwin's novel What the Body Remembers builds on Partition feminist historiography in order to exhume and retell the story of family violence against women during India's Partition, intended to “save their honor” from rioting mobs...
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Meridians (2011) 11 (1): v–vii.
Published: 01 September 2011
... scholars have also interrogated the meaning of the contemporaneous mass suicides of women who immolated themselves allegedly for the sake of the honor of their families. In her essay, "The Violence of Memory: Renarrating Partition Violence in Shauna Singh Baldwin's What theBodyRemembersD,"eepti Misri...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Sonia Singh's Goddesfosr Hire,a novel that features a second-generation South Asian American woman living in Orange County, California.5 While Goddesiss clearly a chick-lit novel, it also subverts or satirizes a number of chick !it's conventions, most notably in its resistance to the genre's focus...
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Meridians (2000) 1 (1): 157–178.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Marmon Silko's Ceremony."In Singh, Skerrett, and Hogan, 1996. Dasenbrock, Reed Way. 1988. "Forms ofBiculturalism in Southwestern Literature: The Work of Rudolfo Anaya and Leslie Marmon Silko." Genre21. De Certeau, Michel. 1988. TheWritingof HistoryT. ranslated byTom Conley. New York: Columbia University...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 219–240.
Published: 01 September 2001
... coverage of her international trips must have suggested a useful panacea for domestic travails (Rosen 1997; Singh 2000; CNN 1999). While her efforts to improve health care, organize aspects ofWhite House office procedures, or negotiate an increasingly scrutinized marriage had yielded almost nothing but bad...
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Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 144–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
..., Raj Singh Dungarpur, that sustains her image as the "pure" and ideal voice of the nation (Majumdar 2001, 175). Furthermore, Mangeshkar's vocal style still dominates the industry. Contemporary playback artists such as Alka Yagnik and Kavita Krishnamurthy follow in the footsteps of"Lata didi" (big...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 466–490.
Published: 01 October 2021
... / perverse Islam. Following Jack Halberstam’s ( 2011 ) “suggestion that we read failure as a queer refusal of mastery,” Julietta Singh ( 2018 : 21) argues that “in failing to master . . . we become vulnerable to other possibilities for living . . . , for feeling injustice and refusing it without the need...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... 7. Amritjit Singh made this observation in his presentation at "The Future of the Harlem Renaissance Conference," University ofTennessee, Knoxville, TN, March 1997. 8. 5 July 1981: 33-49. My citations refer to the version of the article reprinted in Conjuring:BlackWomen,Fiction,and LiteraryTradition...
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Meridians (2005) 6 (1): 58–81.
Published: 01 September 2005
... to be captured by its promotional invitation to "come fall in love." The heroine, Simran (Kajol), is the British-born daughter of a modestly middle-class Punjabi shopkeeper, Chaudhury Baldev Singh (Amrish Puri), while the hero, Raj (Shah Rukh Kahn), is also British-born, except that he is an idle millionaire's...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 117–145.
Published: 01 September 2004
... States: Race,Ethnicity, and Literature, ed. Amritjit Singh and Peter Schmidt, 338-48. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. Fortunato, Rene. 1991-1996. ElpoderdeljefeI, II, III. Santo Domingo: Cinematografica Palau, Inc. Grasmuck, Sherri, and Patricia Pessar. 1991. BetweenTwoIslands: Dominican...
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Meridians (2014) 12 (1): 172–200.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Vednita, you will be happy to know that since I last met you, in India we managed to get the same definition of trafficking just a few weeks ago. And this was thanks to the protests after the rape of the medical student, Jyoiti Singh Pandey, on sixteen December. Her resistance and her going on and asking...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
... mainstream Indian literature and Bollywood films ( Train to Pakistan , directed by Khushwant Singh, 1998; Gadar , directed by Anil Sharma, 2001; and Bombay , directed by Mani Ratnam, 1995; among others) wherein India-Pakistan and Hindu-Muslim tensions during the 1947 Partition and intercommunal violence...
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