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Author Merchant, Hoshang, 1947-
Title Forbidden sex, forbidden texts : new India's gay poets / Hoshang Merchant
Imprint New Delhi : New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
book jacket
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  867.21 M553    AVAILABLE    30580002755648
Descript xxi, 270 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes depiction of homosexuality in theater and motion pictures also
Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-270)
I. Book of the self--introduction. Subterranean sex in the subcontinent : is homosexuality 'Indian'? (personal essay) -- II. Book of the world--introduction. Indian narrativity : fiction, film, theatre -- Urdu gay literature : poetry -- Hindi gay literature -- Gay theatre -- Gay films -- III. Book of the soul--introduction. Sultan Padamsee : a pioneer gay poet? -- The strange case of Jehangir Bhownagary (1921-2004) -- Adil Jussawalla and R. Raj Rao : the politics of the avant-garde -- Agha Shahid Ali's gay nation -- The anxiety of coming out : Vikram Seth -- Suniti Namjoshi : lesbian love-songs -- Dinyar Godrej and Ian Iqbal Rashid -- The art of Bhupen Khakhar
Subject Indic poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Indic poetry -- Gay authors -- History and criticism
Gays in literature
Homosexuality and literature -- India
Homosexuality and theater -- India
Homosexuality and motion pictures -- India
Alt Title Forbidden sex/texts
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