Body as Revolt: The Myth of Nangeli, the Woman who Covered her Breast
The paper deals with the myth of Nangeli, a Dalit woman who stood against the improper tax structures that prevailed in the Kingdom of Travancore in Kerala. The paper also talks about the question of gender equality and the way women claim for equal opportunity with men by going topfree. The paper discusses the portrayal of the Nangelimyth in various art forms like paintings, fiction, film and graphic novels.
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