All young women whom the current political junta doesn’t like–westernized, assertive, working girls with their own plans–are represented as ball-crushing fiends.
Announcing the Tasveer South Asia Festival online…. Movies, Books and Conversations
Announcing the Tasveer South Asia Festival online
Please join me for the Launch of my novel Love’s Garden at Brazos Bookstore, Houston, TX
Friends, I have the great pleasure of inviting you to the Book Launch of Love’s Garden, October 27, 2020, 7-8 pm, at Brazos Bookstore, Houston.
Big Bad Wolves
Rajput’s tragic death must be seen in the context that in the fairly global fairy tale where power generally devours women and spits them out as gristle (remember Red Riding Hood’s Wolf?), a MAN has suffered that unlikely fate. A MAN has died a womanly death. Whether anyone says it out loud or not, that Rajput was a man, that he was upper-caste Hindu, that he was gorgeous, that he was talented, meant nothing because he had “no godfather.” Like women, who have only one kind, for which Rajput presumably didn’t qualify or apply.
The genuine article
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