Sex, commerce and queer rural India
By Dr. Kaustav Bakshi
Dr. Kaustav Bakshi reviews social researcher Niloy Basu’s new book ‘Launda Dancer: Anyo Hijrer Bhinna Bhuban’, an important addition to queer literature in Bengali
Dr. Kaustav Bakshi is Associate Professor, Department of English, Jadavpur University. His latest books include, 'Popular Cinema in Bengal: Genre, Stars, Public Culture' (Routledge, 2020), 'Queer Studies: Texts, Contexts, Praxis' (Orient Blackswan, 2019), and 'Rituparno Ghosh: Cinema, Gender and Art' (Routledge, 2015).