The Tirukkural, the highly regarded 2000-year-old text composed by the Tamil poet Tiruvalluvar, has three parts. Each kural in the book has two lines: the first consists of four feet, and the second, three. Meena Kandasamy’s feminist translation of the third part of the Tirukkural carries powerful messages about female sexuality, agency and desire
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In the final part of her four-part series, poet and activist Meena Kandasami draws conclusions from her in-depth report from Ground Zero of an unfolding grassroots movement in Tamil Nadu that has escaped the attention of mainstream media.
BY Meena Kandasamy October 19, 2021
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