'A sense of Belonging.' For Bharati Mukherjee. Open Magazine. Read the essay here: http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/books/bharati-mukherjee-a-sense-of-belonging
'My Grandmother gave me her love of rivers.' For Anuradha Gupta. The Michigan Daily.
Read the essay here:
'A Flute Called Radha' by Debotri Dhar. In Malashri Lal and Namita Gokhale eds. Finding Radha: A Quest for Love (New Delhi: Penguin Random House). This is herstory, a literary and creative re-engagement with mythic imagination from the perspective of an older woman.
Other contributions are by Devdutt Patnaik, Jawhar Sircar, Meghnad Desai, Kapila Vatsayan, Indira Goswami, Mandakranta Bose, Tarashankar Bandhopadhyay, Dharamvir Bharti, and others.
'Calcutta, By Foot,' in StepAway Magazine (UK), an award-winning British literary magazine on flânerie for the twenty-first century. Read here https://stepawaymagazine.com/archives/578
'Snakes,' Very Short Fiction Honorable Mention, Glimmer Train (USA)
‘Single Women, Self-Love, and the Gender of Waiting,’ an essay in Love is Not a Word, that combines an analysis of literary and cultural texts with auto-ethnography. Exploring the emblematic figure of the waiting female lover in literature as in life, and also including a literary instance of inter-species love, it asks if there are as many instances of male lovers, whether human or not, who wait. Read an extract in The Blue Lotus Magazine here https://issuu.com/martinabradley/docs/the_20blue_20lotus_20magazine_20special_203/s/11294406
'Akal Vasanta' (Untimely Spring), in Fickle Muses, a lit journal of mythic poetry and fiction http://ficklemuses.com/2011/05/29/akaal-vasanta-untimely-spring/
'Trains,' in Cerebration, a literary journal http://www.cerebration.org/debotridhar.html
'Two Ways to Get Over the Death of a Loved One,' in Mapping Me: A Landscape of Women's Stories (New Zealand) https://www.amazon.com/Mapping-Me-Landscape-Womens-Stories-ebook/dp/B00L5X98MC
COLUMN: 'An Indian Abroad,' a regular monthly newspaper column by Debotri Dhar in The Sunday Guardian, New Delhi, from 2014 – 2017. Read one here 'When Home is a Song' https://www.sundayguardianlive.com/opinion/9559-when-home-song
• ‘Teaching Culture in a Globalized Era: Strategies from a Postcolonial Feminist Classroom.’ Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy (Volume 29, Issue 2) eds. Jason Martinek and Jacqueline Ellis, Penn State University Press, 2019.
•‘Teaching Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own in a Feminist Classroom: An Intersectional, Transnational Perspective.’ Feminist Formations (Special Issue: Teaching the Classics) Guest-edited Jennifer Nash and Samantha Pinto.
• ‘Feminism, Faith, and Intimate Violence’ (Ann Arbor: Center for the Education of Women).
•‘“India’s Daughters”: Women’s Issues since Independence,’in the German Journal of World History, guest issue on India ed. Dr. Gita Dharampal-Frick. (Trans. German.)
•‘Teaching for the Future: Feminist Pedagogy and Humanitarian Education,’ in Debotri Dhar, ed. Education and Gender (London, New York: Bloomsbury Academic), 157-174.
•‘Women, Homes, Histories: Main Trends in Modern Indian Literary Fiction,’ in Saurabh Dube and Ishita Banerjee eds. India: Histories of the Present, Istor 59. (Trans. Spanish.)
•‘Radha’s Revenge: Feminist Agency, Postcoloniality, and the Politics of Desire in Anita Nair’s Mistress,’ Postcolonial Text, Vol 7, No. 4.
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