Issues and Articles (chronologically arranged from the most recent to the least)

Postcolonial Interventions Vol. V, Issue 2 (June 2020)

Editors’ Note Abin Chakraborty

Featured Article:

Cecile Sandten: Precarious Discourse, Discursive Precarity: Chris Cleave’s (Postcolonial) Refugee Novel Little Bee (The Other Hand) (2008)

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924512

Focus: Postcolonial Precarity

  1. Ariktam Chatterjee & Arzoo Saha:  Can the Precariat Sing? Standing in Lotman’s Light of Cultural Semiotics

Abstract Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924516

2. Gorica Majstorovic: Migrant Routes and the Global South Novel

Abstract Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924524

3. Paul Veyret: The Ethical Re(turn) in Postcolonial Fiction: Narrating the Precariat in Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West and Mohammad Hanif’s Red Birds

Abstract Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924531

 

General

4. Samar H. Aljahdali: Borders and Postimperial Melancholia in the Works of Mohsin Hamid and Raja Shehadeh

Abstract Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924539

5. Catherine Brown-Robison: Joyce, Walcott, and the Need for Homecoming Portrayed through Homeric Epics

Abstract Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924814

6. Lava Asaad:  A Sacred Covenant: Islamic Environmentalism in Ibrahim Al-Koni’s The Bleeding of the Stone

Abstract Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924545

7. Peter Emuejevoke Omoko:  Aesthetics and the Rhetorical Discourse of the Ọjọjọ Masquerade Festival of the Igbudu People of Warri, Nigeria

Abstract Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924547

8. Paul Antonopoulos, Daniel França Ribeiro and Drew Cottle: Liberation Theology to Evangelicalism: The Rise of Bolsonaro and the Conservative Evangelical Advance in Post-Colonial Brazil

Abstract Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924558

Review

Dhrubajyoti Banerjee: Review of Matthew’s Shum’s Improvisations of Empire : Thomas Pringle in Scotland, the Cape Colony and London, 1789-1834

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3924562

Notes on Contributors

Postcolonial Interventions Vol. V, Issue 1 (January 2020)

Editor’s Note Abin Chakraborty

Featured Article:

Arpita Chattaraj (Mukhopadhyay): “Unspeakable Things Unspoken”: Toni Morrison’s Legacy of ‘Rootedness’, ‘Rememory’ and ‘Playing’ with Differences

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3633226

  1. Irina Armianu – Memory and Strategies of Displacement in Malika Mokeddem, Nina Bouraoui, and Paulina Chiziane’s Literature

Abstract     Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3633238

  1. Emily Shoyer – Picturing That Which Has Not Been Imaged: The Photograph Upended in Owanto’s “La Jeune Fille à la Fleur” Series

Abstract    Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3633257

  1. Emmanuel Adeniyi – Relational Dialectics, Interspecific Interactions, and Religious Animus in Jorge Amado’s The War of the Saints – A Postcolonial Critique

Abstract      Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3633272

  1. Jameel Alghaberi – Identity and Representational Dilemmas: Attempts to De-Orientalize the Arab

Abstract      Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3633272

  1. Crystal Baines – Reconfiguring Discourses of Human Rights and Development in Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Abstract      Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3633280

  1. Nadia Butt – Between Memory and History: The Dynamics of Space and Place in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines

Abstract      Article

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3633282

 

Review

Bharath Kumar –Review of Nirmala Menon’s, Remapping the Postcolonial Canon: Remap, Reimagine and Retranslate

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3633292

Note on Contributors

 

Postcolonial Interventions: Vol. IV, Issue 2 (June 2019)

Editors’ Note:  Abin Chakraborty

Featured Article

Mursed Alam & Anindya S. Purakayastha – Globalectics of the Border-Subaltern: Postcolonial Justice in a Time of Crisis Diaspora

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264934

  1. Amanda González Izquierdo – From Epistemic Translations to Decolonial Encounters: Towards an Ethics of Reciprocity in the Academia 

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264944

2.  Suzanne LaLonde – Post-Colonial Healing through Environmental Justice: A Psychoanalytic Reading of J.M.G. Le Clézio’s Literature

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264955

  1. Zachary Vincent Bordas – Constant Surveillance: Criticism of a ‘Disciplinary Society ‘and the Paradox of Agency in Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264959

  1. Bhushan Sharma & Anurag Kumar – Learning from the Outsider Within: The Sociological Significance of Dalit Women’s Life Narratives

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264962

  1. Paul Woods –  A Tale of Two  Siti’s:  Parallel  Representations of  Foreign  Domestic Helpers in their own Poetry and in Singapore Society

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264966

  1. Saima Basheer and Sohail Ahmed Saeed – Contemporary Arab Petrofiction: Opening up Biopolitical Spaces for the Dispossessed

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264972

  1. Praveen Sewgobind ­– Kwakoe, Baba and Mai: Revisiting Dutch Colonialism in Suriname

Abstract     Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264979

  1. Kavita Malstead – Negotiating Borders of the Indian Diasporic Identity

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264989

  1. Shibaji Mridha – Trauma of Colonial/Postcolonial Entanglement: Something Torn and New in Weep Not, Child

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3264995

  1. Sagnik Yadaw & Rupsha Roy Chowdhury – Resisting the Apocalypse: Representing the Anthropocene in Indian English Literature

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3265001

Review

Saswat Samai Das & Deepak Mathew – Review of India After Modi: Populism and the Right by Ajay Gudavarthy

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3265005

Note on Contributors

 

Postcolonial Interventions: Vol. IV, Issue 1 (January 2019)

Editors’ Note Abin Chakraborty

Featured Article

Sarah Illott – Encounter with the Neighbour in 1970’s British Multicultural Comedy

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554494

1. Laura Wright – “Go Back to Africa”: Afrocentrism, the 2016 NFL Protests, and Ryan Coogler’s 2018 Black Panther (2018)

Abstract  Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554496

2. Ellena Barreca – The Oral Heritage and Lingustic Heteroglossia of Post-colonial Writings: Bob Marley and the Anglophone Carribean as a Case Study

Abstract    Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554501

3. Jeremy Patterson – Edouard Glissant’s and Edward Braithwaite’s Appropriations of Colonial Languages

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554505

4. Suzy Woltmann – Annie John, the Postcolonial Palimpsest, and the Limits of Adaptation

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554511

5. Eric Nsuh Zumboshi – Political Ontology and Postcolonial Poetry: A Study of Nol Alembong’s The Passing Wind and Titus Moetsabi’s Fruits and Other Poems

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554514

6. Ayendy Bonifacio – Postcolonial Memory, Queer Nationality, and Modernity: Nostalgia and Retrospection in Shyam Selvadurai’s Funny Boy

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554518

7. Alice M. Kelly – Nina Almayer, Aurora Marion and ‘The Cultural Air We Breathe’: Character Status and Embodiment in Joseph Conrad’s Almayer’s Folly and Chantal Akerman’s La Folie Almayer.

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554522

8. Mary Harmony I. Guevarra – Gazing at the Pinoy Pride’s Body: Manny Pacquiao’s Athletic Body as Metaphor-Product of the National/Colonial Imaginary

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554526

9. Paula Brauer – “Doors That Could Take You Elsewhere” – Migration, Magic and Rancièrian Dissensus in Mohsin Hamid’s Exit West

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554532

Review

Rafat Ali – Review of Restating Orientalism: A Critique of Modern Knowledge by Wael B. Hallaq

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554537

Note on Contributors

 

Postcolonial Interventions Vol. III, Issue 2 (June 2018)

Editors’ Note: Abin Chakraborty

Featured Article:

Dismissing with a Smile: Postcolonial Comic Subversion – Sukriti Ghoshal

DOI:https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2567084

Humour:

  1. Ariktam Chatterjee – ‘Evaluate Patriotism with Logic!’: Interruptive Interiority, Nation and Indian Stand – Up Comedies: A Transactional Analysis

          Abstract       Article    

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2567086

  1. Emily O’Dell – Postcolonial Humour: Jokes in Ana Menéndez’s “In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd”

Abstract       Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2567101

  1. Ishita Banerjee – Hybridism, Humour and Alternative Possibility: Negotiating Identity In Sukumar Ray’s Literary Nonsense

Abstract      Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2567103

General:

  1. Uchena David Uwakwe – A Rhetoric on Conflicts in Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Trafficked

Abstract       Article

DOI:https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2567107

  1. Sarnou Dalal – Dehumanizing the Arab Other: A Case Study of Diana Abujaber’s Arabian Jazz and Fadia Faqir’s My Name is Salma

Abstract       Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2567111

Review:

Ivana Prazic- Review of Australia’s New Migrants. International Students’ History of Affective Encounters with the Border by Maria Elena Indelicato. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.

DOI:https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2567117

Note on Contributors

 

Postcolonial Interventions, Vol.III, Issue 1 (January 2018)

Editors’ Note: Abin Chakraborty

Featured Article

Madina Tlostanova: The Postcolonial and The Postsocialist: A Deferred Coalition?

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554334

Lukas MüselAnother Other: The Refugee – On Finding the Missing Link in the Evolution of the Human Zoo.

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554347

Amrita De – Of Neoliberalism and its Masculine Interlocutors: The Case of Balram Halwai in Aravind Adiga’s, The White Tiger

Abstract Article

DOI:https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554356

Ives S. Loukson – Homosexuality and Postcolonial Idea in Kabelo Sello Duiker’s The Quiet Violence of Dreams

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554372

Dima MT Tahboub – Moving beyond Heart & Hearth: Finding Women in Irish Literature

Abstract Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554377

Joshua Agbo – Images of Women under the Shadow of Cultural Prejudice in Male Communication

Abstract Article

DOI:https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554382

Ahmad Mohammadpour – Review of The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation, by Reza Zia-Ebrahimi (2016)

DOI:https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2554388

Note on Contributors