Inner Courtyard   (Aangan)

Inner Courtyard (Aangan)

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Author: Khadija Mastur
Translator: Neelam Hussain
Publisher: Kali/Zubaan
Year: 2001
Language: English
Pages: 274
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186706458


Narrated in the intimate anger of a young woman's journal-keeping voice, this novel explores the politics of sex and class through the lives of women compelled to live their lives in the seclusion of the inner courtyard.

Set in thirties India, Inner Courtyard is the story of a dystopic home where the battles of the world are played out. Based on the interiority of women's lives, it explores realpolitik through the personal and political affiliations of one family.