Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

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Start: Topical Index: Representations: Literary Texts: 20th Century:

Representations: Literary Texts:

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-- »Amrita Pritam (31 August 1919 - 31 October 2005) was an Indian novelist, essayist and poet, who wrote in Punjabi and Hindi. A prominent figure in Punjabi literature, she is the recipient of the 1956 Sahitya Akademi Award. Her body of work comprised over 100 books of poetry, fiction, biographies, essays, a collection of Punjabi folk songs and an autobiography that were all translated into several Indian and foreign languages.« -- More information: Wikipedia

-- »Pinjar (English/Translation: The Skeleton) is a 1950 Punjabi-language novel written by notable Indian poet and novelist Amrita Pritam. It is the story of a Hindu girl, Puro, abducted by a Muslim man, Rashid; Puro's parents refuse to accept the defiled girl when she manages to escape from Rashid's home. Pinjar is widely considered one of the outstanding works of Indian fiction set during the period of the Partition of India.« -- More information: Wikipedia

Pinjar (Novel, 1950)

Cases: Real Incidentes: Partition of India | Vitims: Deprivation of Liberty: Abduction

I. Author Index

[Info] Azhar, Darkhasha, et al. »Amrita Pritam's 'Pinjar': A Poignant Depiction of Wrath of Partition on Weaker Sex « International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences 8 (2023): 26-30.

[Info] Borah, Akhil C. »Introspecting Trauma, Sexual Violence against Women and Alienation of 'Self' as Portrayed in Partition Literature with Special Reference to PinjarDrishti 9 (2020-2021): 95-99.

[Info] Das, Rabindra. »The Exploitation of Women Projected in Amrita Pritam's PinjarAkshara Nos. 11-12 (2019-2020): 29-33.

II. Speaker Index