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
November 23, 2020
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 ...