Intersectional inheritances in can you hear the nightbird call?

Priya Uthaiah, I. and Devika Rani, L. (2016) Intersectional inheritances in can you hear the nightbird call? International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature (IJSELL), 4 (9). pp. 11-15. ISSN 2347-3134

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The term inheritance bespeaks of intergenerational bequeathing of a legacy. Legacies inherited by descendants of an earlier generation could be pecuniary, political or patriarchal. Of the three aforementioned legacies the first two-pecuniary and political are vulnerable to the buffets offortune while a patriarchal legacy from generations past, permeates to the presentgeneration and subsequently to the future, perpetuating itself with its numerous intersections and thusretaining itsrobustnessas a livinglegacy. As a result the intersections in patriarchy get handed down as a continuum across generations from predecessors tosuccessors. Thispaper isan attemptto delineate afewintersectionalinheritanceswithinthe Indian social milieu vis-à-vis the theory ofintersectionality , inAnitaRauBadami’snovelCan You Hear the Nightbird Cal

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Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2019 05:23
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