Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Issue 50, December 2023

Masculinity and Post-Liberalisation Indian Cinema

guest edited by Goutam Karmakar and Spandan Bhattacharya


Introduction: Masculinity and Post-Liberalisation Indian Cinema
Goutam Karmakar and Spandan Bhattacharya     [pdf version]

In Search of Redemption: Approaching Dalit Masculinities in Article 15 (2019) and Jai Bhim (2021)
Argha Basu and Priyanka Tripathi     [pdf version]

Commodifying the Quintessential Masculine Hero: A Study of the Cop Saga of Bollywood
Pallavi Panda, Vasava Mithunbhai Gambhirbhai and Urvashi Kaushal     [pdf version]

The Rise of Spy Universe in Contemporary Hindi Cinema: Masculinity and Nation-Building in War (2019)
Shreya Sharma and Payel Pal     [pdf version]

Complementary Failures: Tracing Johnny Lever in Post-Liberalisation Hindi Cinema
Trinankur Banerjee     [pdf version]

The Many Lives of Kayamkulam Kochunni: Masculinity and History in the Global South
Tony Sebastian     [pdf version]

Dalit Life, Tamil Cinema, and Masculinity: Interventions of Pa. Ranjith and Mari Selvaraj
Swarnavel Eswaran     [pdf version]

Undoing the Masculine Hero: Fahadh Faasil's Stardom in Contemporary Malayalam Cinema
Sooraj S S, Kavya Krishna K R and Ajit Kumar Mishra     [pdf version]


Additional papers

Performing Bodies as Elephants in the Room: A Postcolonial Queer Approach to Hanif Kureishi's The Buddha of Suburbia
Malik Haroon Afzal, H.M. Zahid Iqbal and Muhammad Safdar     [pdf version]

Navigating Prison Aesthetics through Female Body Spatiality in Selected Anglophone Fiction
Aleena Shahzad     [pdf version]

Victim, Perpetrator and Witness: Criminal Spaces and Statistics Involving Women in Late Nineteenth-Century Manila
Marco Stefan Lagman     [pdf version]

Book Review Section
edited by Kumiko Kawashima and Safdar Bajwa

Moussa Pourya Asl (editor)
Gender, Place, and Identity of South Asian Women
reviewed by Nandini Das     [pdf version]

Shailaja Paik
The Vulgarity of Caste Dalits, Sexuality, and Humanity in Modern India
reviewed by Kanchan Biswas     [pdf version]

Patrick W Galbraith
The Ethics of Affect: Lines and Life in a Tokyo Neighborhood
reviewed by Weichen Si     [pdf version]

Books Received


Published with the support of Gender and Cultural Studies, School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, The Australian National University.
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