The Use of Food Imagery and Representation of Culture in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Part and A Man of the People

Dr. Lakshminath Kagyung Assistant Professor, Department of English,Dibrugarh University ( Abstract This paper is an attempt— to critically analyse the food and food habits of the Igbo society, to understand how the dominant discourses of the society shape the symbolic significance of or meanings associated with food, and in the process to examine the use […]

Nation and Nationalism: Feminization of the Nation and its Evolutionary Transcendence in Sri Aurobindo’s Savitri

Arijit Goswami Assistant Professor, Department of English, Gorubathan Government College ( Abstract National movements aim to achieve a geographically and politically identifiable construct primarily based on the otherness of the colonized selves involved in comparison to the colonizers. The masculine nature of any freedom struggle is imperative given the patriarchal nature of society at large. […]

Literary Texts towards negotiating the Practical Problems of Life : A Model

Dr Ravindra Pratap Singh Professor, Dept. of English and Modern European Languages, University of Lucknow ( Abstract The present paper discusses the association of literature with the real-life situation with reference to an essay “Of Studies” written by English essayist Francis Bacon. Bacon’s text “Of Studies” well appropriates the purpose and utility of reading, writing […]

Art Forms as Narrative of Resistance: A Glance at the Art Forms of Mavilan Tribe

Dr. Lillykutty Abraham Department of English, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous) ( Abstract This paper attempts to delve into the art forms of the Mavilan tribe of the Kannur and Kasaragod districts of Kerala. The art forms focused in the paper include oral songs, theyyam and mangalamkali. The paper, based on ethnographic research, examines the efforts […]