Photo-Series: you stigma you!

By Jyotsna Dwivedi
The woman is using a ‘body language’ to indulge in the physical play while being in the process of ageing. The notions of ageing bring with it an urge to escape from visible signs and changes that appear in the body and at the same time there is an attempt to suppress desire and sexual needs.

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.