The Cosmopolitan Shakespeare: A Study of The Merchant of Venice in Modern Perspective

Dr. Rabi Narayana Samantaray Dept. of English, Aeronautics College, (Berhampur University), Odisha Email: drrabi1967@gmail.com Abstract William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice as a sixteenth century English drama incorporates many elements of cosmopolitanism and has a universal appeal. The title of the play is suggestive of the broader themes that Shakespeare wishes to encompass within the […]

From Oppression to Empowerment: Dual Representation of Female Identity in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India

Dipak Kumar Doley Assistant Professor, Department of English, Dibrugarh University (Assam) Email: dipakkumardoley@gmail.com Abstract The 1947 Partition of British India into two independent nations (India and Pakistan) was accompanied by communal violence unspeakable in its brutality and ferocity. In the months immediately preceding and following the creation of “free” nation-states, untold numbers of murders, kidnappings, […]

The Tempest : A Study through (Post)colonial Discourse

Sanjeet Kumar Das Asstt. Professor, Dept. of English Language and Literature, Central University of Orissa Email: sanjeet.iitk@gmail.com Abstract This paper is an attempt to shed light on the triggering force of English Renaissance spirit that through the character of Prospero is best exemplified by the scientific temperament of venturing into the New Land. That to […]