Published: 2022-04-05

Encountering the Colonial Relationship and Existential Uncertainty in Andrea Levy’s Small Island

Denia Fraser

3–17

Abstract

For West Indian colonials whose cultural traditions are colored by the idealizations of a colonizing British mother country, discovering one’s...

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Finding the Empathetic Genre

A Critique of Love and Heroism in Mirza Waheed’s The Book of Gold Leaves

Arnab Dutta Roy

31–46

Abstract

Empathy scholars not just show that when effortfully cultivated, empathy can be recruited for out-grouping, they also assert that literatures,...

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Touch vs. Technology

Towards a Politics of Affect in Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West (2017) and Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire (2017)

Asha Sen

47–60

Abstract

In 2019, the number of global migrants reached an estimated 272 million—an increase of 51 million since 2010—making up 3.5 percent of the global...

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Gendered Rage

A Postcolonial Reading of Commercial Gestational Surrogacy in India

Lisa Lau, Ana Cristina Mendes

62–75

Abstract

This article brings the concept of anger, particularly gendered anger, to bear on a postcolonial and intersectional reading of the apparent...

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