My research interests include: Postcolonial, Transnational, and Feminist Discourses;  Indian Film and South Asia Studies; Women's Writing and Transnational Feminist Writing; Colonial Discourse Analysis; Asian American Writing

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Academic Articles10
  • Bhattacharya, N. (2017). Risk, Incorporated: Dr. Love and Mr. Money. positions: asia critique. 25(3), 595-629.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2011). Nation misplaced. Interventions. 13(4), 588-609.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2005). Annu Palakunnathu Matthew's Alien: Copy with a Difference. Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism. 6(1), 82-113.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2004). A Basement Cinephilia. Indian Diaspora women watch Bollywood. South Asian Popular Culture. 2(2), 161-183.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2001). Family Jewels: George Colman's Inkle and Yarico and Connoisseurship. Eighteenth-Century Studies. 34(2), 207-226.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2012). Hindi Cinema. Routledge.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2014). Nation (De)Composed: Ritwik Ghatak, Guru Dutt, Saadat Hasan Manto, and the Shifting Shapes of National Memory. Mehta, R. B., & Mookerjea-Leonard, D. (Eds.), The Indian Partition in Literature and Films History, Politics, and Aesthetics. 107-116. Routledge.
  • Felsenstein, F., Marsden, J. I., Choudhurry, M., & Bhattacharya, N. (2014). Colman's Inkle and Yarico: four perspectives. Swindells, J., & Taylor, D. F. (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Georgian Theatre 1737-1832. 688-705. OUP Oxford.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2011). Chapter Eight - Imagined Subjects: Law, Gender and Citizenship in Indian Cinema. Mehta, R., & Pandharinpande, R. (Eds.), Bollywood and Globalization Indian Popular Cinema, Nation, and Diaspora. 129-144. Anthem Press.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2010). Imagined subjects: Law, gender and citizenship in Indian Cinema. Bollywood and Globalization: Indian Popular Cinema, Nation, and Diaspora. 1-198.
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  • Bhattacharya, N. (2008). Romancing Religion: Neoliberal Bollywood's Gendered Visual Repertoire for a Pain-Free Globalisation. Raghuram, P., Sahoo, A. K., Maharaj, B., & Sangha, D. (Eds.), Tracing an Indian Diaspora Contexts, Memories, Representations. 346-367. SAGE Publications India.
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