Demystifying Anthropocentrism: Othering and Identity in The Vigil by Sarah Joseph

Gayathri Varma U Research Scholar,Department of English,St. Joseph’s College, (Autonomous)(Kerala) (rgv13.94@gmail.com) Abstract The paper is an attempt to read the novel Oorukaaval(2008) by the Malayalam writer Sarah Joseph, translated as The Vigil (2014), a reworking of select episodes of the Ramayana through the perspective of Angadan, Bali’s son,in the light of present-day ecological, animal-centric awareness. […]

Focus Area for November 2021 Issue

Gender And Its Representation In Literature And Popular Culture Gender has been an issue, inextricably related in various forms to literature and popular culture. Gender as a cultural concept cuts across the traditional notion of a ‘man’ or a ‘woman’. It has rather encompassed all kinds of human existence. In the post modern era, gender […]

Partition Trauma, Nostalgia and Rootlessness: A Reading of Manju Kapur’s Difficult Daughters

Dr. Dipak Kumar Doley Assistant Professor, Department of English, Dibrugarh University (dipakkumardoley@gmail.com) Abstract The violence of the Partition of India in 1947 is comprised not only of physical wounding but of psychological wounding as well. The different tales of memory, nostalgia and trauma remain embroiled not so much in the national discourse as in the […]