Focus Area for November 2023 Issue

FOLKLORE, LITERATURE AND SOCIETY: READING CULTURE-SIGNIFYING PRACTICES FROM NORTHEAST Folklore and literature are culture-signifying practices socially produced by cultural beings in a material environment. They exist to substantiate inherent cultural values, traditions and genealogy of cultural knowledge, life practices and belief system along with traces of historical transformation and the material and epistemological underpinnings of […]

Announcement regarding submissions for May 2023 Issue

The Drishti:the Sight invites research papers for its May 2023 Issue (Vol. XII, Issue I). There will be no common focus area for writing articles for this issue. Authors may send articles on a topic in any of the areas of English Literature, Assamese Literature, Folklore, Culture. Authors are requested to read the Call for […]

Focus Area for November 2022 Issue

LITERARY/CULTURAL IMPLICATIONS OF SILENCE -and- SILENCE AS LITERARY / CULTURAL DEVICE “And the rest is silence…” (Shakespeare) Many times, art in its appeal holds its forte by deliverance of something like silence. The artist/author thus makes a serious use of silence in her /his work. Many times, silence speaks louder than words. There are effects […]

Focus Area for May 2022 Issue

Literature and film have an affiliation since the early years of cinema as filmmakers and scriptwriters adapted or were inspired by mythology, drama, poetry or biblical stories. Although they are two distinct mediums of representation, their associations lie in methodology and object of study. Film can be read following theories like Marxism, Feminism, Psychoanalysis, Postcolonialism, […]