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SEEING IN THE DARK - Short Stories by R Chudamani - Translated from Tamil By Prabha Sridevan

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Binding: Paperback; 
No.of Pages: 280 Pages; 
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 
Language: English; 
ISBN 10: 0199459673; 
ISBN 13: 9780199459674


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Seeing in the Dark Her smile … a saga of womanhood. 
Abhirami ... a courageous village girl seeks vengeance for being raped. 
Devaki ... weakened and afraid, a mother of six cringes at her seventh pregnancy. 
Sankari ... a free-spirited woman who finds liberation in death. 

The underlying theme in each of the stories is the woman as she sees herself, not how others believe her to be. Painted with earthy colours and lyrical language, R. Chudamanis women speak gently yet firmly of the battles fought daily within the home and outside it. They face the currents of life, fighting, resisting, and, at times, succumbing. 

Translators Note 
Unfolding Wings of Thought in the Inner Air … by Prema Nandakumar 
 Introduction: Unfolding Wings of Thought in the Inner Air … by Prema Nandakumar

Kinship Terms

A Trace of Envy

We Dont Know

That Fragile World

Bhuvana and the Star Sign

The Nagalinga Tree

Who Could Have Told Them?

Seeing in the Dark

Ascent to the Shrine

After Three Years

Growing Up, Growing Apart

A State of Mind

He Is Not in Town

The Downpour Outside

Nothing Ever Happens

Doctorammas Room

TV Aunty

Heat and Rain

A Rainbow in Her Hands

Does Anyone Care?

Woman in the Dark

The Visitor

Doors Closed Forever

Neelayathakshi at Sixty

The Couple

The Fourth Stage of Life

Loss of a Crest Jewel by Ambai

ABOUT THE AUTHOR : R. Chudamani (1931-2010), though not formally educated, was a prolific writer in Tamil and English. She has to her credit over 500 short stories and 32 volumes of fiction. She began publishing in Tamil in 1954 and in English in 1962. She wrote on a variety of topics with a deep understanding of human nature. 

ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR: Prabha Sridevan is a former judge of the Madras High Court and the former chairman regularly in English and Tamil on issues of law and life. Seeing in of the Intellectual Property Appellate Board. She writes the Dark is her first translation.
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