Body Blows

Women, Violence and Survival

Dina Mehta, Manjula Padmanabhan, Poile Sengupta

Out of Print


5.5 x 8.5 inches, xiii + 155pp. 2000

ISBN : 9788170461715

Rs  250.00 (PB)
$10.95 (PB)
£7.95 (PB)

The women playwrights in this volume focus on the various kinds of violence and abuse that women face. Sensitive, nuanced texts, together these plays make up a powerful volume focusing on one of the most important and problematic issues of our society.

Poile Sengupta, based in Bangalore, has been a teacher, writer for children, poet, columnist and playwright.

Manjula Padmanabhanis a playwright, writer, illustrator and cartoonist living in New Delhi. She has been widely published. Her play Harvest was awarded the Onassis International Cultural Competition Prize for Theatrical Plays in 1997.

Dina Mehta is a playwright, novelist and editor based in Mumbai. She has written several award-winning plays.


Theatre And Performance Studies
New Indian Playwrights