For West Indian colonials whose cultural traditions are colored by the idealizations of a colonizing British mother country, discovering one’s...
Finding the Empathetic Genre
A Critique of Love and Heroism in Mirza Waheed’s The Book of Gold Leaves
Empathy scholars not just show that when effortfully cultivated, empathy can be recruited for out-grouping, they also assert that literatures,...
Touch vs. Technology
Towards a Politics of Affect in Mohsin Hamid’s East West (2017) and Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire (2017)
This article brings the concept of anger, particularly gendered anger, to bear on a postcolonial and intersectional reading of the apparent...