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This article discusses a movie by Gurindher Chandha's Bride and Prejudice which is an adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. The movie, despite being a mainstream one, contains critiques about patriarchy in Indian society and is against Western's orientalist notion about India. For these reasons, this article is trying to unfold how feminism and orientalism are presented in the movie.


feminism patriarchy India orientalism

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Irma Windy Astuti

Irma Windy Astuti is an English lecturer of English Study Program, Islamic University of Indonesia who graduated from English Literature of 17 Agustus 1945 University, Surabaya. She is currently pursuing her master degree in English Education at Sanata Dharma University. Her interest is in English Literature and Education.

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Astuti, I. W. (2009). The Feminist and Orientalist Perspective in Gurindher Chadha’s Bride and Prejudice. Journal of English and Education (JEE), 3(1), 63–75.