CURRENT ISSUE

RESEARCH PAPERS:

Contents- Research Papers

Contributors

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“9/11”—Between Legibility and Visuality

Azharuddin   Azharuddin-1

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The Cursory Aesthetics of Existence: Physiognomy, Paedophobia and the Tainted Child

Sheenam  Batra   Batra, Sheenam-2

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Plotting, Print and Responses to Popular Culture: The Beginnings of the Sherlock Holmes Fandom in the Nineteenth Century

Laboni Bhattacharya  Bhattacharya, Laboni-3

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(Im)mobility in Sri Lanka: Interpreting Violence as Conceptual Frame in the Narrative Nonfiction of Samanth Subramanian and Rohini Mohan

Meenu Chaudhary   Chaudhary, Meenu-4

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From a Warrior to a Consort: A Study of the Representation of Goddess Kali in the Devi Mahatmya and the Kalika Purana

Deeptangshu Das Das, Deeptangshu-5

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Censorship and Sexuality: The Curious Cases of The Well of LonelinessOrlando and Nightwood

Rajorshi Das Das, Rajorshi-6

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“I had discovered my voice at last!”: Articulation of subjectivity in Urmila Pawar’s The Weave of My Life: A Dalit Woman’s Memoirs

Preeti Gupta Dewan Dewan, Preeti Gupta-7

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Inf(l)ecting Each Other: “A Moral Infection as a Physical One” in Dickens’ Oliver Twist and Bleak House

Debolina Dey Dey, Debolina-8

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Self-censorship in Dedh Ishqiya: Desexualization of Lesbianism as a Means of Countering Cinematic Hetero-normativity

Kashish Dua  Dua, Kashish-9

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Postfeminist Media Culture: A Response to Feminism

Shweta Duseja  Duseja, Shweta-10

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Thus Spake the Body: Delineating Social, Cultural and Linguistic ‘Othering’ in the Indian Adaptation of Eve Ensler’s Monologues

Anum Fatima and Ariba Zainab  Fatima, Anum and Ariba Zainab 11

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The humanist approach in Nadine Gordimer’s A Sport of Nature and Burgers Daughter: Beyond politics of Colour and Religious Dogma

Sharanya Ganguly  Ganguly, Sharanya-12

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Uneven Playing Field: An Exploration of Women in Sports through a Study of Moti Nandi’s Fiction

Somrita Ganguly  Ganguly-Somrita-13

 

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Reading Transnationalism as a Repertoire of Polyrhythmic Identities in Diasporic Iranian Women

Nilakshi Goswami  Goswami, Nilakshi-14

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The Art of (De-)Banning Books: Towards an Aesthetics of Obscenity

Neha Khurana  Khurana, Neha-15

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Subjectivizing the ‘scientific’ Travelogue: Eighteenth Century Travel Writing

Pooja Kukreja  Kukreja, Pooja-16

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Dalit Subject and the Experiences of Partition: Identity, Memory, Politics

Pratibha Kumari Kumari, Pratibha-17

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Existence and Identity: The Intellectual Discourse of Roy on Tribal Resistance

Shabeena Kuttay  Kuttay, Shabeena-18

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Eating Provisions and Practices: The Depiction of the Dalit Food in Dalit Literature

Vandana  Lal, Vandana-19

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‘Missing’ Shyamanand: Death and Age in Upamanyu Chatterjee’s Way to Go

Sameera Mehta  Mehta, Sameera-20

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Sita Betrayed and the construction of a literary history of loss

Archit Nanda Nanda, Archit-21

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Resisting Narrative, Narrating Resistance: Resistance and Narrative in Margaret Atwood’s The Blind Assassin

Sneha Pathak  Pathak, Sneha-22

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Poetic Canvas and Painted Poem in “The Rape of Lucrece”

Kanika Sharma  Sharma, Kanika-23

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Forging a Digital and Public Identity: the Self-fashioning of Margaret Atwood

Shraddha A. Singh  Singh, Shraddha A.-24

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The Politics of Location: Krishan Kumar’s ‘Westernized’ Sociology of the Postmodern

Sapna Dudeja Taluja  Taluja, Sapna Dudeja-25

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BOOK REVIEWS

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Re-storying the Indigenous and the Popular Imaginary (Volume III) 
Edited by Prem Kumari Srivastava and Gitanjali Chawla

Book review- Anchala Paliwal

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The Floating Admiral
Author(s)- G.K. Chesterton, Agatha Christie et al.

Book review- Anindita Ghosh

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AUTHOR INTERVIEWS:

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LGBT Writer and Gay-rights Activist R. Raj Rao in conversation with Angita Ram V.

Author Interview- Angita Ram

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“I feel hurt when I am not accepted as a mainstream writer… The caste question continues to haunt.”

Kunti in Conversation with Anjali Singh

Author Interview- Anjali Singh

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SHORT STORIES

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Editorial- Short Stories

~Aqib Sabir

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Life Cycle Spiral- Ratna Raman

Short Story- Ratna Raman

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Self Immolation and Curfew- S S Mehdi

Short Story- S S Mehdi

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Aabhi- Trs. Khem Raj Sharma and SBS Krishna

Short Story- Sharma and Krishna

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A Practical Joke- Subhash Chandra

Short Story- Subhash Chandra

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POEMS

Editorial- Poetry

~SAUMYA KULSHRESHTHA

 

I-Poetry- Aju Mukhopadhyay

 

II-Poetry- Anannya Uberoi

 

III-Poetry- Juhi Bhatnagar

 

IV-Poetry- Qudsi Rizvi

 

V-Poetry- Sanjib Kumar Baishya

 

VI-Poetry- Syamala Kallury

 

VII-Poetry- Tanu Sharma

 

VIII-Poetry- Zeba Mehdi

 

IX-Poetry- Zoha Hamid

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