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Contents – New Woman: Then and Now (Issue 47)



New Woman: Then and Now
Priyanka Chatterjee and Sanchayita Paul Chakraborty

Reading the past times

Vasantasena in Mrcchakatika: A ‘New Woman’ in Sanskrit Drama
Pritha Kundu

‘New Woman’ then: A Study of First Light (2001)
Bikash Chandra Mandal

Reading the middle times

The Chronicle of the Caged Bird: Gender, Quotidian and “New Women” in Post-Partition Literature
Anuparna Mukherjee

Half-Women or Half-Dreams? The Lives and Afterlives of Ismat Chughtai’s ‘New’ Women in India
Translated by Raza Naeem


Between the ‘home’ and the ‘world’: The ‘New Woman’ in Bollywood
Nandita Dutta

Charulata, Mahanagar, and two epochs of the New Woman in Bengal
Madhubrata Bhattacharyya

Mapping the ‘New Woman’ through the eyes of Cinema and Society
Amarinder Gill

Pondering over Birsa Dasgupta’s Crisscross
Priyanka Chatterjee

Reading times now and beyond

Writing Women, Writing Life: A Study of the ‘New Woman’ in Ranu Uniyal’s Poems
Firoja Parvin

Book Review: Temsula Ao’s On Being a Naga: Essays
Priti Mandal

The Madwoman and the Market: Of ‘Third World’ Literary Feminisms
Debaditya Bhattacharya

The ‘New Woman’ and Mobile Legends: Bang Bang
Rubina Thapa

Two stories: Dancing between risk and responsibility
Usha Raman and Sai Amulya


Writing Woman, Resisting Woman: A conversation with Sarmistha Dutta Gupta
Sanchayita Chakraborty and Priyanka Chatterjee


Ipsita Deb and Yudhajit Basu


For more stories, read Café Dissensus Everyday, the blog of Café Dissensus Magazine.

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