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as promised: some handy links for further reading...

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You can find the the map of the Sundarbans @ the start of The Hungry Tide @

Albert Camus’ 1957 lecture, “Create Dangerously":

Jane Tompkins, "Sentimental Power: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Politics of Literary History,"
Sensational Designs: The Cultural Work of American Fiction:

Lauren Berlant, "The Subject of True Feeling: Pain, Privacy and Politics":