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Writing in the Necropolis: Arundhati Roy's The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Tickell, Alex (2018). Writing in the Necropolis: Arundhati Roy's The Ministry of Utmost Happiness. Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Studies, 18(1) pp. 100–112.

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Abstract

The article reads Arundhati Roy's second novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness in terms of a 'necropolitical' aesthetics. It problematises the differentiation of the urban terrains in the novel between 'cities of peace' and 'cities of war', and reflects on the use of the city of the dead as a linking motif.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 1474-4600
Keywords: Arundhati Roy; cities; Necropolis; India; literature; Delhi; Kashmir
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities > English & Creative Writing
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Arts and Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Postcolonial and Global Literatures Research Group (PGL)
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Item ID: 56045
Depositing User: Alex Tickell
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2018 15:36
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 14:15
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/56045
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