Interventions: Feminist dialogues on Third World Women's Literature and Film

Faculty Member: 

Co-Authors: 

Brinda Bose

Description: 

The editors are committed to destroying perceptions and stereotypes of third world women as passive victims who need to be "liberated" by Western feminists. The essays address cases in which women have challenged and resisted the political formations-nationalist struggles, revolutions, religious fundamentalist practices, and authoritarian regimes-that shape their daily lives. Each critic presents a close reading of the circumstances under which the feminist writers and film-makers.

Citation Information

Series Information: 

Series on Gender, Culture and Global Politics, ed. Chandra Mohanty, 1997

City of Publication: 

New York, NY

Publisher: 

Garland Publishing

Publication Date: 

1996