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Redeeming the Kamasutra

Redeeming the Kamasutra

Wendy Doniger, Author Wendy Doniger. Oxford Univ., $24.95 (192p) ISBN 978-0-19-049928-0 Reviewed on: 01/11/2016 Release date: 03/01/2016 In a book that will change how some view the Kama Sutra , Doniger ( The Hindus ) reveals the classic ..., 1 month ago

Reading into the Kamasutra

A still from Mira Nair’s film Kama Sutra In her new book, The Mare’s Nest, Wendy Doniger looks at that most misunderstood of ancient Indian texts, the Kamasutra. An extract THE KAMASUTRA AND THE CONTEMPORARY READER: The Kamasutra is firmly situated within ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
Mumbai Mirror

Saba Karim

I am currently reading The Hindus: An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger. I am fascinated by history and religion, and this book has set me off on an interesting journey. She has obviously done extensive research, and talks about Hinduism from the ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Welcome back, Doniger!  Pune Mirror2 months ago 20 months after Penguin withdrew, Doniger's Hindus back on bookshelves  Mumbai Mirror2 months ago Doniger's Hindus back on shelves without any cuts  AhmedabadMirror.com2 months ago

Controversial books blossom in Bengaluru book shop

Bengaluru: Wendy Doniger's On Hinduism, Ramachandra Guha's India After Gandhi and Nathuram Godse's Why I Assassinated Gandhi occupy pride of place in Blossom's, one of Bengaluru's best-known bookshops. There are various groups that would like ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

The brave new publishers

With Wendy Doniger's The Hindus back in bookshops, the censorship tide seems to be turning thanks to a few brave publishers and technology that has made e-transmission of books hard to control. Gargi Gupta and Marisha Karwa report Kannan ...
 DNA India2 months ago
Inside Higher Ed

At Irvine, questions about professorships funded by a foundation that seeks to change scholarly study of Hinduism

The Dharma Civilization Foundation is no fan of the work of Wendy Doniger, a University of Chicago professor and former American Academy of Religion president whose 2010 book The Hindus: An Alternative History was recalled by its Indian publisher in ...
 MyInforms1 month ago
Counter Currents

Caste Is The Cruellest Exclusion Caste is a form of social exclusion that is firmly entrenched because it is justified by religious scriptures. Brahmanic theory gave religious sanction to an unequal society. This article traces both the history of caste and the ...
 Counter Currents4 days ago

Snippets of New Orleans: Mardi Gras - The Psychology of Costumes

By Emma Fick (illlustration) and Kelley Crawford (text) Illustration by: Emma Fick When Iwas a little girl growing up in a small town in Illinois, my mom and dad used to tell me stories about living in New Orleans. With our minds now occupied ...
 MyInforms5 days ago

01/25/16: Leveraging Super Bowl 50 for Positive gains; CBS brings boxing back to its primetime schedule; Bud Light seeks unity

CYNOPSIS SPORTS 01.25.16 Good morning. It's Monday January 25, 2016 , and this is your first early morning Sports briefing. Less than two weeks out from Super Bowl 50 , its host committee is asking fans to Play Your Part, an initiative ...
 Cynopsis1 week ago

Verse in Motion

Akram Khan's latest show draws on Karthika Nar's poetry to give the women of the Mahabharata a raging voice and tell of our fractured times And begin Begin to begin Begin to end The words of Karthika Nar's poem echo around the round stage of ...
 Open2 weeks ago
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