VOL.8, No.1, SPRING 2018




1-  “We keep our memories longer than our names”: Name, Memory and IdentityFormation in Neil Gaiman’s Coraline

Abhinanda Chakraborty

2- Decolonizing the Bildungsroman: Nation and Self in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children

Abhisek Upadhyay

3- Divine Demarcations: Re-reading the select Religious and Ritualistic spaces in Kerala

Amrutha Mohan

4- A Handful for a Hand Full: Munshi Premchand’s Godan and Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai’s Randidangazhi

Aparna Ajith


-Doll, Daughter, (m)other: switching roles in Elena Ferra-nte’s The Lost Daughter Bhasha Shukla Sharma

Bhasha Shukla Sharma

6- Women Negotiating Space: Punjabi Diasporic Literature

Madhuri Chawla

7- Unfolding Trauma through Narration: An Analysis of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Meera Prasannan

8- Of Grove and Lore: Dichotomic Spaces of Sacred Grove in Ananthabhadram

Monisha Mohan and Gigy J. Alex

9-  The Umbilical Cord ‘Home’: From ‘Roots’ to ‘Routes’ between Diaspora and Transnationalism in Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices and Sunetra Gupta’s So Good in Black

Neelu Jain

10- Theme of Diaspora and Exile in M.G. Vassanji’s The In-Between World of Vikram Lall and The Gunny Sack

Priyanka Singla

11- Provenance of Rani Laxmi Bai: Polemics of Representation and Subaltern History vis-a-vis Orality

Quleen Kaur Bijral

12- Genetic Engineering in the Age of Anthropocene/Capitalocene and Beyond: An Ecocritical Study of Oryx and Crake

Samrat Laskar

13- By the Histories of Sea and Fiction in its Roar: Fathoming the Generic Development of Indian Sea-Fiction in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies

Smriti Chowdhuri

14- Darkening of the Self: The Role of Trauma in the Construction of Identity in Neel Mukherjee’s The Lives of Others

Subhadip Konar

15-  Enhancing Ecological Thinking and Affecting Doing: A Study of K.V. Dominic’s Select Ecopoems from Contemporary Concerns and Beyond

Sk Tarik Ali




Usha Kishore’s Immigrant

Reviewed by: Madhumita Majumdar

Tommy Orange’s There There

Reviewed by: Ronica Wahi

Nandini Sahu’s Zero Point

Reviewed by: Sutanuka Ghosh Roy




“Box” and others by Aditi Saksena


“Shunya” by Anita Nahal


“Shawarma” by Anukriti Upadhyay


“A Lamb to the Slaughter” by Kusumita Mukherjee


“Crimes without reason” by Quleen Kaur Bijral


“If Only She Knew” by Subhash Chandra




Poetry – Akhil Katyal

Poetry- Anand Khatri

Poetry – Anita Nahal

Poetry (Translations)- Brati Biswas

Poetry (Translations) – C S Lakshmi (Ambai)

Poetry – Jack Kausch

Poetry – Mandira Ghosh

Poetry – Pritpal Kaur

Poetry – Sanjib Kumar Baishya

Poetry (Translation) – Shaista A Khan


In conversation with Masih Alinejad (Iran): Joyita Shaw




Excerpts from Masud Hasan Rizvi Adeeb’s “Lucknow Ka Shahi Stage”– Translated by Ayesha Irfan

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