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Interrogating Terrorism: Role of Media and Literature

Interrogating Terrorism: Role of Media and Literature

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Author:Edited by Divya Joshi and Divya Walia
ISBN 13:9789385528620
Binding:Hardbound
Language:English
Year:2017
Subject:Terrorism

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Contents: Introduction. 1. From Revolution to Terrorism: An Exploration of the Transforming Forces/Jasbir Jain. 2. Continued Dilemmas of 'Knowing' the Terrorist: A Study of some Select Literary Texts/Santosh Gupta. 3. Terrorism as Madness: Can 'Innocence' or 'Goodness' Look beyond all "fear' to Hope a retrieval from Violence?/Praveen Mirdha. 4. The Collapse of the American Dream: Representation of Anguish Post 9/11 in Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist/ Shilpa Bhat D. 5. Terrorism and Literature: Reading the Politics of Terrorism in Mohsin Hamid's Fiction/Bhumika Sharma. 6. Tribal rebellion and hegemony: A Study of Mahasweta Devi's Bashai Tudu/Chetan Sonawane. 7. Terrorism Concealed in Regional Marginalization: A Study of Film Chakravyuh/Ruchi Sharma. 8. Martyrdom and media: Issues and Perspectives/Shardool Thakur. 9. All Muslim are Not Terrorists: With Special Reference to Pakistani Film Khudha ke Liye/Manjula Arora. 10. Exploring Post Terrorist Effects in the Psyche of the Living: an Analysis of Neeraj Pandey's A Wednesday/S. Prithvika. 11. Misrepresentation of religious Texts and Religious Intolerance: An Analysis of the Movie My Name is Khan Ahamed Musfar. 12. Weaving a Way Out of Terrorism: A Case Study of Banaras/Shruti Rawal. 13. Terrorism in the Subcontinent Perception of Indian Diaspora about the Role of Mass Media/Salu D'Souza. Violence perpetuated by terrorism has been in existence on his planet since the inception of human race. However, its form, magnitude and intensity kept on changing with time. Media and literature are the two vital tools of the society which have always worked collaboratively and/or in isolation to spread peace, friendship, harmony and to check terrorism. This anthology is an attempt to bring together these endeavors in the form of a written compilation featuring creations of literature and media with central focus on the issue. The editors through 13 articles contributed by the academicians and scholars from all over India, have tried o add to the understanding of role of media and literature in countering terrorism and their attempts towards building peaceful and secure world.