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Varughese, Dawson E. "“The cracks of post-liberalized India”. Storying the “New Society” through Banerjee’s The Harappa Files (2011)." In: Journal of Postcolonial Writing 52.4 (2016), S. 494–509. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
DOI: 10.1080/17449855.2016.1228270
BibTeX citation key: Varughese2016
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Keywords: "The Harappa Files", Banerjee. Sarnath, Indien
Creators: Varughese
Collection: Journal of Postcolonial Writing
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This article explores Sarnath Banerjee’s graphic novel The Harappa Files (2011) as a cultural and literary product of the post-millennial period in India, positing the Indian graphic novel as a new form of cultural and visual consumption. The article examines how Banerjee’s graphic novel looks to story the “new society” through the device of recollection and how, in doing so, it usurps traditional modes of representations of India by depicting India at certain points in a critical and unfavourable light. Overall, the article suggests that the Indian graphic novel is a site where old and new modes of visuality confer and where India is represented anew, often in challenging and inauspicious ways. The graphic novel lends itself to such contestation, since its literary form (often considered “marginal” both within and outside India) offers a creative space for challenging representations.
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