The present book is a collection of well explored research articles by researchers, academicians and academic people. It presents a wide range of study in the field of literature. Myth, diaspora, culture, gender studies, nature, ecology and environment are the key issues which have been explored in this book. The first article entitled “A Contemporary Approach in Indian Diasporic literature & English Language Teaching” by Dr. Deepesh Kumar Thakur explicates the method of teaching the concepts and practices of diaspora. The second article written by Dr. Alok Chandra with title “Ecology and Feminism: An Analysis of the Ecofeminist Concerns in Anita Desai's Fire On The Mountain” explores the concept of nature and feminism in a well acclaimed novel by Anita Desai. The third article which has been titled as “Reconstruction of Myths in Modern Indian Literature and Pratibha Ray’s Yajnaseni” explores the use of myth in modern literature. The author of this article, Dr. Swarnamayee Purohit has successfully presented her keen outlook to the practices of mythical representation in modern literature by particularizing with the help of a selected text. Dr. V. P. Rathi explores Sister of My Heart and The Vine of Desire from mythical as well as disporic perspective. It is the fourth article with the title, “Myth and Diaspora in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s Sister of My Heart and The Vine of Desire”. It is very remarkable for the systematic and keen exploration of the idea in a very logical manner. The fifth article, “Re-visiting the Mythological Sita in Volga’s The Liberation of Sita” by Dr. Ashok Vardhan Garikimukku is notable for revising one of the most popular characters and stories of the Ramayana. Really the article presents a very fresh perspective on the character of Sita. The next article, “The Ecofeminist: Amrita Devi” by Dr. Mukta Goyal and Tanwangini Sahani, explores the concept and practices of ecofeminism. Mamta in her article entitled as “Ecofeminism: A Search for New Life in Kiran Nagarkar’s Jasoda” presents a very thoughtful exploration of the work, Jasoda. It also seeks new dimension to the concept of ecofeminism and presents brief observations on Kiran Nagarkar’s art of writing. The eighth article by Dr. R. Chitra Shobana presents “A Closer Study of Yasmine Goonaratne’s Select Poems”. Shreeya Malhotra does “A Case Study of Universal Sentiment of Being Humane in Diasporic Novel, One Amazing Thing” and presents a fresh perspective to the work. Dr. Sakshi Semwal’s article presents “A Diasporic Study of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah”. The article by Dr. Ratnesh Baranwal presents an observation on Jhumpa Lahiri with diasporic concerns. Dr Baranwal has been very acute in his presentation of his readings. The next article, “Metamorphosis of Conventional Perspectives in Bharati Mukherjee’s Desirable Daughters” by Neerja Mann is very thoughtful presentation of the diasporic sensibility in Desirable Daughters. Dr Joseph Kumar Kakumanu explores “Eco-Consciousness in the Select Poetic Works of William Stanley Merwin” and gives a brief survey of the idea of environmental studies. Dr. Susheela. B & Dr. P. Satyanarayana have successfully explored Jhumpa Lahari through their article with the title, “Transnationality in the select Short Stories of Jhumpa Lahari”. The article of Geeta Sahu is remarkable to disclose the contemporary issues related to gender studies. The title of her research article “Moving Towards Gender Equality: The #MeToo Movement & Women’s Empowerment”, It provides the key concern to the issue dealt in the research exploration. Prof. Ayanita Banerjee’s “Earnest Hemingway’s Hills Like White Elephants: Reinforcing (Nur) ture in the Interconnected Web of (Na) ture” presents a vital issue of the the contemporary period which is realted to nature. Rayba Saindane’s article, “Myth and Culture in Contemporary Literature” explores the uses of mythical elements in some contemporary literary works. Dr. Digambar Madhukarrao Date explores diasporic ideas in his article “Himalayan Heritage: Reflection of Nepalese Diaspora in Manjushree Thapa’s Novels”. The next article “Indian cultural barricade and curbed gender roles as portrayed in Harvest by Manjula Padmanabhan” by P. Judy Peter has presented the cultural representation in select literary work. Nabeela Rasheed’s “A Quest for New-Animism: the Environmental Imagination of Hayao Miyazaki in Princess Mononoke” presents an aspect of ecocritical studies. M. Chitra explores Bharati Mukherjee's Wife from the perspective of Multiculturalism in Indian Diaspora. The last article “Translating the Politics of “Veil”: Qaisra Shahraz’s The Holy Woman” by Dr. Pragti Sobti presents the politics of diaspora and displacement.
|EDITED BY||Dr Ram Avadh Prajapati & Dr Alok Chandra|
|PUBLISHER||Perception Publishing House, India|
|Description||The present book is a collection of well explored research articles by researchers, academicians and academic people.|