Sexual Liberation in the Poetry of Kamala Das: Feminism and Kamala Das

Sexual Liberation in the Poetry of Kamala Das: Feminism and Kamala Das


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von Sarat Kumar Doley

Beschreibung

One of the wags in which Mrs. Das interrupts both the heteronormative and the homonormative is in her choice of love objects -women, men and herself. After marriage, Kamala Das continued to "fall in love" both with men and women. We are told that she embarked on several torrid affairs. One of these "carelessly mixed pleasures", as she calls them,involves Mrs. Das's love for her doctor.She was tended to by a lady doctor who saved her from bleeding to death in a hemorrhage after surgery. Kamala Das kept on going to see her in the clinic - kissing her, watching her, smelling her.In her autobiography, Das writes at length about the sexual pleasures and experiences that propelled her poetic sensibility and poetry. "Sexual Liberation in the poetry of Kamala Das" offers a discussion of her poetic creed with reference to the sexual openness and feminist outbursts found in her poetry.


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Taschenbuch - 9783659104251
Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Ersterscheinung: April 2012
ISBN-13: 9783659104251
Größe: 220 mm x 150 mm x 5 mm
Gewicht: 147 Gramm
88 Seiten
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