Volume VI (2022)

Table of Contents

Note from the Board of Editors

Research Articles

1The Effect of Loneliness, Social Isolation, and Boredom on Creativity During COVID-19Vandana V Krishnan
2 (Re)Discovering Identity and Narcissism in the Angry Young ManAaron Kharkamni
3The Anguished World of the Female Detective: Navigating the Nexus of Trauma and Gender in Contemporary Crime TV SeriesKriti Arya
4‘Om, Naam Toh Suna Hee Hoga’: Stardom, Doubling, Intertextuality and Excess in ‘Om Shanti OmIra Deshmukh
5The Female Gaze vs the Male Gaze in the Mughal Court: Recreating a Picture of the Royal Women Through Humayun-Nama and Muntakhab-ut-Tawarikh
Gunjan Periwal
6Putting the Chaar Chaand on Our Screens: The Visual Spectacles of ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Ghamand ‘DevdasAayushi Jadli
7The Case of Empathy: Understanding Why Sherlock Holmes is an Empathy ExpertBhoomika Mhatre
8 The Occupational Aspirations of Transgender Individuals Working at the Kochi Metro Rail Limited, Kerala Ayesha John


1The Kremlin Factor in the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis: An Analysis of Russia’s Role in the Yemen War  Viddhi Thakker
2 Cultural Relevance of Virtual Reality Therapy in IndiaSanskriti Agarwal

Book Review

1Beyond Macaulay: Education in India, 1780-1860Kashish Gupta
2Global Masculinities: Interrogations and ReconstructionsAkshay Chaudhari
3The Republic of Caste: Thinking Equality in the Time of Neoliberal HindutvaTanisha Agarwal