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Criminal Love?: Queer Theory, Culture, and Politics in India

by R Raj Rao SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
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Pbk 200 pages
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The first-of-its-kind book that brings together queer theory, culture and politics in contemporary India.

Introduction by Thomas Waugh
Chapter I: Sex, Sexuality, Gender, and Culture
Chapter II: Identities
Chapter III: Normativities
Chapter IV: Homosociality
Chapter V: Homophobia
Chapter VI: Lesbianism
Chapter VII: Perversion
Chapter VIII: Historiography
Chapter IX: The Politics of Section 377, IPC

“A courageous book that does not shy away from contested territory and will challenge our ideas of what it might mean to be ‘queer’.”

R Raj Rao is professor in the Department of English at University of Pune, India. He is the author of the cult novel The Boyfriend, translated into French and Italian, the cult film BomGay (based on six of his poems) and