Courtesans in South India: towards a revisionist cultural history – ISCTE-Lisbon University, 25th-28th July 2012


Davesh Soneji (McGill University)
Tiziana Leucci (EHESS-CNRS, Paris)

Short Abstract

This panel opens up the idea of “courtesan cultures” in South India by focusing on the non-religious lives of such women and examining their substantial and sometimes agentive roles in the production of modern Tamil literature, popular South Indian theatre and cinema, dance, and music. […]

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