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Basu, Manisha

The Aesthetics and Politics of Global Hunger

Basu, Manisha - The Aesthetics and Politics of Global Hunger, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Hungry; or, Human?
Manisha Basu

Part I. Memory and Trauma

2. Oskar Rosenfeld, the Lodz Ghetto, and the Chronotope of Hunger
Sven-Erik Rose

3. The Question of Literary Form: Realism in the Poetry and Theater of the 1943 Bengal Famine
Sourit Bhattacharya

4. “A Sound Without a Message”: Childhood, Embodied Memory, and the Representation of Famine in Oksana Zabushko’s The Museum of Abandoned Secrets

Anastasia Ulanowicz

Part II. The Body and the Body Politic

5. Gendered Political Economies and the Feminization of Hunger: M.F.K. Fisher and the Cold War Culture Wars
Christina Houten

6. A Protest of the Poor: On the Political Meaning of the People
Sherene Seikaly

7. Gourmand or Glutton? Thackeray’s Vanity Fair and Representations of the Corpulent in a Climate of Want
Rachael Newberry

Part III. Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts

8. The Missing Dead of the Great Hunger: Metaphor and Palimpsest in Irish Film
Dana Och

9. (Trans-)National Hunger: Cold War Famine Iconographies in the United States
Katharina M. Fackler

10. Consuming the Wiindigoo: Native Figurations of Hunger and Food Bureaucracy
Joshua D. Miner

11. Unthinking Consumption and Arrested Melancholia in Bienvenido Santos’ “The Excursionists”
Malini Johar Schueller

12. Afterword: Hunger as Performance
Pallavi Banerjee, Ranita Ray

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Cultural Theory, Cultural Policy and Politics, Memory Studies, International Political Economy, Political Communication

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319474854
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-47484-7

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