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A Letter to Subhashini

Nonica Datta

in Violence, Martyrdom and Partition

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780195699340
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080236 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699340.003.0003
A Letter to Subhashini

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This chapter presents a letter written by the author to Subhashini, and while conversing with her, she juxtaposes fragments from Vash and Amrita Pritam's parallel life histories — the former, a victim and refugee of Partition, and the latter, a celebrated Punjabi poet, and a survivor of Partition violence.

Keywords: Subhashini; letters; life history; Partition; poet; Vash; Amrita Pritam

Chapter.  2597 words. 

Subjects: Gender and Sexuality

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