Oral 10: Eliza McKinney – The Living Tomb: Victorian Discourse about Female Seclusion in the Orient

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Faculty mentor: Nadja Durbach

This project analyzes the language of Victorian, British women’s writing about female seclusion in India, namely the use of the terms zenana, purdah, and harem, and the surrounding rhetoric regarding these terms.

Watch my research presentation below.
Questions or comments? Contact me at: elizathebrute@gmail.com

View my Presentation Slides HERE


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