Survival Media

Survival Media

The Politics and Poetics of Mobility and the War in Sri Lanka

Perera, S.

Palgrave Macmillan






Through the narratives and movements of survivors of the war in Lanka these interconnected essays develop the concept of 'survival media' as embodied and expressive forms of mobility across borders.
Abbreviations Series Editor's Foreword In Lieu of... Preface: The Location of the Aftermath Introduction: Lethal Imaginaries of Nationalism: A Brief History in Checkpoints 1. Lines of Flight: Survival Media 2. Missing In Action: By All Media Necessary 3. White Shores of Longing: Castaway Stories and Nation Dramas 4. Accounting For Disposable Lives: Visibility, Atrocity and International Justice 5. Territory of Ashes: A Disjointed Unfolding Conclusion: 'From what has happened to what will come' Afterword Bibliography