CONNECTING THE DOTS THROUGH INTERDISCIPLINARY LITERARY STUDIES: PSYCHOANALYSIS, COSMOPOLITANS, MENTAL HEALTH, POVERTY, AND URBANISM. BOOK REVIEW: ANKHI MUKHERJEE’S UNSEEN CITY: THE PSYCHIC LIVES OF THE URBAN POOR, 2021, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. 263 PAGES.

  • Seng Tong Chong College of Continuing Education, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Ahmad Zufrie Abd Rahman Malaysian Examinations Council, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Roslina Abu Bakar Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia.

Abstract

This paper reviews the conceptual and theoretical framework propounded by Ankhi Mukherjee. Her framework is developed through rigorous analyses of literary texts from diverse genres. It is philosophically underpinned in psychoanalysis and postcolonial studies. The interdisciplinary framework is eclectic in nature and it can be used in trauma studies, ageing population, mental health, health communication, and urban studies. This paper delineates the development of the framework and its application.

 

Keywords: Psychoanalysis, postcolonialism, interdisciplinary analysis, population studies, urbanism.

 

Cite as: Chong, S. T., Abd Rahman, A. Z., & Abu Bakar, R. (2024). Connecting the dots through interdisciplinary literary studies: Psychoanalysis, cosmopolitans, mental health, poverty, and urbanism. (Book review). Journal of Nusantara Studies, 9(1), 139-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.24200/jonus.vol9iss1pp139-142

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Published
2024-02-29
How to Cite
Tong Chong, S., Abd Rahman, A. Z., & Abu Bakar, R. (2024). CONNECTING THE DOTS THROUGH INTERDISCIPLINARY LITERARY STUDIES: PSYCHOANALYSIS, COSMOPOLITANS, MENTAL HEALTH, POVERTY, AND URBANISM. BOOK REVIEW: ANKHI MUKHERJEE’S UNSEEN CITY: THE PSYCHIC LIVES OF THE URBAN POOR, 2021, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. 263 PAGES. Journal of Nusantara Studies (JONUS), 9(1), 139-142. https://doi.org/10.24200/jonus.vol9iss1pp139-142