Book Review: ‘The Cult of the Androgyne: Reflections in Life and Literature, Art and Religion’, edited by Shruti Lahiri

By Nishi Pulugurtha
The introduction to this ambitious volume defines androgyny and lays out the way it has been figured and used in various disciplines, tracing the history of its usage and use in the animal world, in religion, in literature and in life thereby laying a groundwork for the essays that follow.