VOL. 9, No. 1, SPRING 2019

Dinesh Panwar, Kalyanee Rajan




IN MEMORIUM- Krishna Sobti: A Writer Who Radiated Bonhomie

~Lakshmi Kannan

 MUSINGS: Bulls Roam on Oriental Roads and Bazaars

~Aju Mukhopadhyay




1- “I want the fairytale”: A Marxist Interpretation of Narcissistic Representation in Chick-Media

Abdul Mohammed Ali Jinnah & R. Lakshmi Priya

2- Cinematic Translation of Indian English Texts: A Critical Study

Akash Raha

3- Analyzing Restructured form of Qawwalis in Hindi Cinema

Annie Mahindru

4-Black Skins and Superhero Masks: A study of Black Panther (2018)

B. Geetha

5-“We are the real countries. Not the boundaries drawn on maps”: A Study of Ondaatje’s The English Patient as well as the film adaptation of it by Anthony Minghella

Pradip Mondal

6-Towards the scope of ‘Individual Time’ and ‘Collective Time’, and the role of subjective consciousness in its formation: A Study of Satyajit Ray’s ‘Kapurush O Mahapurush’ (‘The Coward and The Holy Man’)

Rajarshi Roy





Free Souls Under The Veil: Critical responses to Salman Rushdie, Attia Hosain, Naguib Mahfouz and Sharmila Seyyid’s novels

Abha Singh

Interrogating Knowledge Production Post 9/11: A Deleuzian Reading of Hamid Dabashi’s Understanding of “Post-Orientalism”

Aneesha Puri

Towards a Post-Queer Modernity: The Reclamation of Same-Sex Literary Cultures of/in India

Anil Pradhan

The Scientific Grand Narrative in Select Contemporary American Science Fictions: A Utopian Dystopia

Anish Bhattacharya

The Divine Marginalized: The Case of Goddess Manasa in Ketkadas Khemananda’s Manasa Mangal

Azhar Uddin Sahaji

Saving the dead: memory’s impossible project in Austerlitz and “Marginalia in Mahler”

Chandan Kumar Panda

Decoding the Tamil Dalit cultural practice of deifying female victims of caste-based sexual brutalisation through Cho Dharmaan’s Koogai: The Owl and Imayam’s “The Binding Vow”

Fatima Tasneem

The Evolution and Features of Cybercrime Fiction

Himanshi Saini

Friendships Beyond Class: Female Desire in The End of Innocence and Sister of My Heart

Hiya Chatterjee

Amrita Sher-Gil’s Heteroglossic Art in the Context of Indian Diaspora and World Culture: A Philosophical Perspective

Jasmeet Gill

Convergence of social domains in Vijay Tendulkar’s Kamala: Performing the home and the society, the private and the public

Joydeep Bhattacharya

Rise of Communal Majoritism and Muslim Genocide with Reference to the Nonfiction Police Action

Jukkalkar Syed Imtiaz

Forging New Strategies of Representation in Times of Terror: Visuality and Intermediality in Post-9/11 novels of DeLilo and Foer

Pathik Roy

“There’s something to be said, / after all, / for giving in”: An Analysis of the Veil in Imtiaz Dharker’s Purdah and I Speak for the Devil

Richa Chilana

Representation of Dalit Middle-Class in Hindi Short Stories of Omprakash Valmiki and Ajay Navaria

Sahin Shah

The Education of the Black Child: Reading African-American Children’s Literature till the Black Power Era

Shweta Sharma

Revisiting the Politics of ‘Post-Truth’ in Steinbeck’s Fiction

Sindhu J.

The Antharjanam: Translating the Self, Reformism and Keralam

Sucheta Sankar V.




Changemakers: Twenty Women Transforming Bollywood Behind the Scenes By Gayatri Rangachari Shah, Mallika Kapur

Reviewed by Ronica Wahi

A Skyful of Balloons By Santosh Bakaya

Reviewed by Sutanuka Ghosh Roy



A Requiem for the Living By Kirti Sachdeva

“You Are the Villain, Sir” By Subhash Chandra



Poetry- Aakriti Jain

Poetry- Ashish Narain

Poetry- Azhar Uddin Sahaji

Poetry- Dibyajyoti Sarma

Poetry- Feneena S Mohamed

Poetry- Layla Mascarenhas

Poetry- Pritpal Kaur

Poetry- Rashmi Bhardwaj

Poetry- Sanjib Kumar Baishya

Poetry- Shraddha Adityavir Singh

Poetry- Trilok Chand Ghai




“GAURI” by Subhadra Kumari Chauhan (Hindi) Translated by Jyotika Elhance (English)




Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni in conversation with Neelu Jain

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