The series addresses important questions related to South Asian culture including, but not limited to, the literary, religious and visual cultures of South Asia and the South Asian diaspora. Books included cover a variety of topics and a variety of approaches. Special attention will be given to issues of globalization, diaspora, nationalism, climate change, gender, marginality, othering and identity (religious, ethnic, cultural, sexual), and the growing interest in emotions in religion, culture, literature/film. The series considers monographs and edited books by established and new scholars in the field and welcomes new proposals.
Editorial Board: Tracy Pintchman, Loyola University Chicago, USA; Nandi Bhatia, The University of Western Ontario, Canada; Tatiana Oranskaia, University of Hamburg, Germany
To submit a proposal, please contact the Routledge editor, Dorothea Schaefter: [email protected].
By Babli Sinha
July 11, 2023
The Bengal Famine and Cultural Production: Signifying Colonial Trauma analyses the various modes of representation used by Anglophone authors and artists in response to the Bengal Famine of 1943. Official imperial narratives blamed the famine on natural disaster, war, exploitation by merchants, ...
By Anjali Gera Roy, Nandi Bhatia
May 04, 2023
This book expands the scope of understanding of the vast, albeit uneven, experience of the 1947 Partition of India by including localities and life stories from and beyond the regions of Punjab and Bengal. Building on existing research on Partition, the chapters present and analyse the consequences...
By Diana Dimitrova
August 01, 2022
This book analyses cultural questions related to representations of the body in South Asian traditions, human perceptions and attitudes toward the body in religious and cultural contexts, as well as the processes of interpreting notions of the body in religious and literary texts. Utilising an ...