New Feminisms in South Asia: Disrupting the Discourse Through Social Media, Film and Literature

New Feminisms in South Asia Disrupting the Discourse Through Social Media Film and Literature This book is a study of the resurgence and re imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic literary and social media narratives It brings inc

  • Title: New Feminisms in South Asia: Disrupting the Discourse Through Social Media, Film and Literature
  • Author: Sonora Jha Alka Kurian
  • ISBN: 9781138668935
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book is a study of the resurgence and re imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented surge of feminist response to the culture of sexual violence in South Asia HerThis book is a study of the resurgence and re imagination of feminist discourse on gender and sexuality in South Asia as told through its cinematic, literary, and social media narratives It brings incisive and expert analyses of emerging disruptive articulations that represent an unprecedented surge of feminist response to the culture of sexual violence in South Asia Here scholars across disciplines and international borders chronicle the expressions of a disruptive feminist solidarity in contemporary South Asia They offer critical investigations of these newly complicated discourses across narrative forms hashtag activism on Facebook and Twitter, the writings of diasporic writers such as Jhumpa Lahiri, Bollywood films like Mardaani, feminist Dalit narratives in the fiction of Bama Faustina, social media activism against rape culture, journalistic and cinematic articulations on queer rights, state censorship of India s Daughter, and feminist film activism in Bangladesh, Kashmir, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

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