ISBN 9780140122664,Intimate Relations Exploring Indian Sexuality

Intimate Relations Exploring Indian Sexuality



Penguin India Publication

Publication Year 2000

ISBN 9780140122664

ISBN-10 0140122664


Number of Pages 197 Pages
Language (English)


Learn several aspects of Indian sexuality from this book that celebrates the dominance of the story of Indian life. Most of the information has been collected by the author through texts. Kakar's work is a practice of cultural psychology that makes the subject more concise for individuals through literary products and social institutions that are present in the Indian culture. These include a variety of examples from modern Indian novels, folktales, hits of the Indian cinema, Gandhi's autobiography and case studies of his own psychoanalytic practice. The book also contains interviews with women who come from the slums of Delhi. You will also find Sanskrit, Tamil and Hindi proverbs. Read this book to understand varied narratives that are taken from portrait of sexual fantasies and realities. It provides the reader with a view on sexuality by considering the cultural distinctions that are specific to India.