A Daughter's Testimony

Nonica Datta

in Violence, Martyrdom and Partition

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780195699340
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080236 | DOI:
A Daughter's Testimony

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This chapter crafts Subhashini's memory as ‘A Daughter's Testimony’. Her testimony is divided into three parts, narrating her stories within stories, representing a constant interplay of testimony and history. In some cases in the endnotes, the author points out the contradictions, gaps, inconsistencies, repetitions, absences, and silences in her narrative.

Keywords: Subhashini; oral testimony; memory; narratives; oral history

Chapter.  63469 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gender and Sexuality

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