A Discussion on Ocean Vuong's On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous 

The group discusses  the critical reception to Vuong's book, its representation of submission and the ideology of the text around ideas of 'success', growth, and healing.

Aaisha Akhtar, Kavita Bhanot, Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi, Tara Menon, Pakeezah Zahoor

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A Discussion on Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre 

The group discusses the ways in which this book, often hailed as a feminist classic, can in some ways give in to patriarchal thinking. It also explores the imperialistic undertones of the text along with Jane's rebellion and spirituality.

 

Kavita Bhanot, Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi, Tara Menon, Pakeezah Zahoor, with Sumaya Kassim

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A discussion on Bernardine Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other

The group discusses the ways in which inclusion and assimilation are explored in the novel; examining Evaristo's representation of for example, the National, separatism, relationships with men and womxn and more.

Kavita Bhanot, Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi, Tara Menon, Pakeezah Zahoor, with Sumaya Kassim

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A discussion on Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse

The group discusses the ways in which class and masculinity intersect in the novel, whilst also untangling some of the complex interiorities of Woolf's characters.

Kavita Bhanot, Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi, Tara Menon, Pakeezah Zahoor, with Nassime Jehan Chida

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A discussion on Meena Kandasamy's When I Hit You

Kavita Bhanot, Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi, Tara Menon, Pakeezah Zahoor, with Divya Ghelani

Release Date: December 26th 2020

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