Love's Rite

Love's Rite

by Ruth Vanita
     
 

An examination of same-sex weddings and same-sex couple suicides in India.See more details below

Overview

An examination of same-sex weddings and same-sex couple suicides in India.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403970381
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• Who Decides? : Marriage Law, the State, and Mutual Consent
• Is the Spirit Gendered? Fluid Gender, Sex-Change, and Same-Sex Marriage
• "Immortal Longings": Love-Death, Rebirth, and Union through Life after Life
• Love's Rite: Traditions of Love, Friendship, and Marriage
• From Monstrous to Miraculous: Same-Sex Reproduction and Parenting
• All in the Family: Same-Sex Relationships in Traditional Families
• "Married among their Companions": Female-Female Relations in Pre-Modern Erotica
• Aspiring to Union: Twentieth-Century Cinema
• Conclusion

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