Masculinity and mimicry

Ranas and Gurkhas

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Written in English
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StatementSanjeev Uprety
The Physical Object
Pagination44 p.
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25190499M
LC Control Number2012323306

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Baha Occasional Papers 5 Masculinity and Mimicry: Ranas and Gurkhas by Sanjeev Upretypp. 48 ISBN: 7 4 US$ 8 This paper studies the construction of the masculinity of Gurkha soldiers in British representations and compares such constructions with representations of the masculinities of the two most powerful and influential Rana prime ministers, Jung Bahadur Rana and.

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Denaturalized Masculinity – A masculinity that is more theatrical than butch realness, but that explores alternative masculinities to those embodied by male mimicry. Although I find it difficult to see some differences between the “taxonomies” that Halberstam develops for drag king performances, I do recognize that this taxonimization.

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This chapter is contextualised within the Great Game or the competition between the British Raj and Russia to control and colonize Afghanistan.

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