Volume VI (2022)

Table of Contents

Note from the Board of Editors

Research Articles


The Effect of Loneliness, Social Isolation, and Boredom on Creativity During COVID-19

Vandana V Krishnan


(Re)Discovering Identity and Narcissism in the Angry Young Man

Aaron Kharkamni


The Anguished World of the Female Detective: Navigating the Nexus of Trauma and Gender in Contemporary Crime TV Series

Kriti Arya


‘Om, Naam Toh Suna Hee Hoga’: Stardom, Doubling, Intertextuality and Excess in ‘Om Shanti Om’

Ira Deshmukh


The 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


Putting the Chaar Chaand on Our Screens: The Visual Spectacles of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Devdas

Aayushi Jadli


The Case of Empathy: Understanding Why Sherlock Holmes is an Empathy Expert

Bhoomika Mhatre
8 The Occupational Aspirations of Transgender Individuals Working at the Kochi Metro Rail Limited, Kerala Ayesha John



The Kremlin Factor in the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis: An analysis of Russia’s Role in the Yemen War  

Viddhi Thakker
2Cultural Relevance of Virtual Reality Therapy in IndiaSanskriti Agarwal

Book Review


Beyond Macaulay: Education in India, 1780-1860

Kashish Gupta
2Global Masculinities: Interrogations and ReconstructionsAkshay Chaudhari
3The Republic of Caste: Thinking Equality in the Time of Neoliberal HindutvaTanisha Agarwal