Manisha Basu

20052018
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Research Interests

Postcolonial Theory and Literatures, Nationalism and Philology, Secularism, Globalization, African Literatures, Literary Theory and Cultural Studies, South Asian Literatures and Cultures, Language and Imperialism.

Education

Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Teaching

Postcolonial Theory and Literatures, Nationalism, Secularism, Globalization, African Literatures, Literary Theory and Cultural Studies, South Asian Literatures and Cultures.

Courses

  • Postcolonial Literature in English
  • Critical Approaches to Literature
  • Introduction to Criticism and Research
  • Introduction to Modern African Literature
  • Modern African Fiction

Research Interests

  • Postcolonial Theory and Literatures
  • Nationalism and Philology
  • Secularism
  • Globalization
  • African Literatures
  • Literary Theory and Cultural Studies
  • South Asian Literatures and Cultures
  • Language and Imperialism

 

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hunger Social Sciences
painter Social Sciences
aesthetics Social Sciences
love Social Sciences
criticism Social Sciences
politics Social Sciences
modernity Social Sciences
photography Social Sciences

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Research Output 2005 2018

Hungry; or, human?

Basu, M., Jan 1 2018, The Aesthetics and Politics of Global Hunger. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

hunger
modernity
citizen
humanization
aesthetics

The aesthetics and politics of global hunger

Ulanowicz, A. & Basu, M., Jan 1 2018, Palgrave Macmillan. 291 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

hunger
aesthetics
politics
discourse
politicization

The Rhetoric of Hindu India: Language and Urban Nationalism

Basu, M., Nov 2016, New York: Cambridge University Press. 227 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

India
Nationalism
Ideology
Language
Rhetoric

A Battle of the Books: Linguistic Antagonisms and the Crisis of Postcolonial Secularism

Basu, M., 2013, In : The Comparatist. 37, May 2013, p. 105-121

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Secularism
Antagonism
Minorities
India
Nationalism

A Matter of Light and Shade: Fiction and Criticism in R. K. Narayan's Malgudi

Basu, M., Jun 1 2013, In : Boundary 2. 40, 2, p. 215-238 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

painter
love
criticism
craftsman
authorization