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Dr. Shampa Roy on Depictions of Women in Early Indian Crime Literature

Mar 5, 2021

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Dr. Shampa Roy, literature scholar, is in conversation with Shrishti Malhotra, producer at The Swaddle, about why widows were villains in early Bangla detective novels, portrayals of women criminals in early daroga accounts, and descriptions of zenanas in British women’s travel writings.

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