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Text, genre, society: Hindi youth films and postcolonial desire
This paper proposes a renewed, interdisciplinary approach to the study of popular Hindi film, which uses the notion of genre to understand the relationship between individual films and socialExpand
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“Why Don’t You Speak?”: The Narrative Politics of Silence in Senapati, Premchand, and Monica Ali
Like so much of what Ramchandra Mangaraj says in Fakir Mohan Senapati’s Oriya novel Chha Mana Atha Guntha (1897–99), his questions quoted above lack the concern they imply: as a wily landowner, aExpand
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Twenty-First-Century Realism
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Rethinking Working-Class Literature
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Realist Hieroglyphics: Aravind Adiga and the New Social Novel
In what many consider to be a postrealist age, what are the new modes emerging that reflect a continued investment in representing contemporary life? This essay outlines the contours of a new socialExpand
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