Volume XII, Issue I, May 2023 - October 2023

ISSN 2319-8281

Approved by UGC and enlisted in the UGC-CARE List in Arts and Humanities section.

A Refereed (peer-reviewed) Bi-Annual National Research Journal of English Literature/Assamese/Literature/Folklore/Culture

Members of Advisory Body

Volume XII, Issue I

  • Dr. Gayatree Bhattacharyya, Former Professor, Dept. of English, University of Gauhati
  • Dr. Dayananda Pathak, Former Principal, Pragjyotish College, Guwahati
  • Dr. Dwijen Sharma, Professor, Dept. of English, North Eastern Hill University (Tura Campus)
  • Dr. Bibhash Choudhury, Professor, Dept. of English, University of Gauhati
  • Dr. Kalikinkar Pattanayak, Former Associate Professor in English, Khallikote University (Odisha)
  • Dr. Anway Mukhopadhyaya, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT-Kharagpur

Members of the Editorial Body

Volume XII, Issue I

  • Dr. Soubhagya Ranjan Padhi, Dept. of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Madhya Pradesh
  • Dr. Manash Pratim Goswami, Dept. of Media and Communication, Central University of Tamil Nadu
  • Dr. Rabi Narayan Samantaray, Dept. of English, Aeronautics College, Berhampur University
  • Dr. Jayanta Madhab Tamuli, Dept. of English, M.S.S Vishwavidyalaya
  • Dr. Lakshminath Kagyung, Dept. of English, Dibrugarh University
  • Dr. Premila Swamy D, Dept. of English, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Karnataka


Volume XII, Issue I
  • Editorial
  • A Lacanian Psychoanalysis of Gillian Flynn’s Amy Elliott Dunne of Gone Girl, Sk Benazir, Dr. Safiul Islam
  • A Scar in the Psyche: Nation and Gender in Amrita Pritam’s Pinjar, Dr. Suja Mathew
  • “Caught Straddling a Border”: (Un) Familiar Terrains, Grand Confusions and Subjectivity in Indian English Travel Writings, Dr. Komal Yadav
  • Culinary Subversion of Malayali Diaspora in Delhi: A Study on M Mukundan’s Delhi: A Soliloquy, Rince Raju
  • Depiction of Neo-colonialism and Its Impact on Ecology in the Select Writings of Tanure Ojaide, Mr. Biswajit Mondal, Dr. Sumit Kumar Dey
  • Desire for the Dreadful: A Postcolonial Re-reading of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘To be Filed for reference’ and ‘Miss Youghal’s Sais’, Abhijit Maity
  • Displaced or Doubly Placed? Memory, Nostalgia and the Digital in Garth Davis’s film Lion, Arun Singh
  • Energy Governance, Dependency, and Future in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court, Chander Shekhar
  • Exploring the Delineation of Enlightenment and Willing Slavery in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and R.K. Narayan’s A Willing Slave, Dr. Sreeja Balakrishnan
  • Fallen Trees as a Metaphor of Death: Re-Reading “When a Big Tree Falls” and “When Great Trees Fall”, Dr. Harleen Kaur
  • Family at the Crossroad: Relocation of the Self in Akhil Sharma’s Family Life, Anupam Roy
  • Fight for Survival: A Study of Imitation in Hyeonseo Lee and David John’s The Girl with Seven Names, V. Keerthana, Dr. Narasingaram Jayashree
  • Haruki Murakami’s Writing as Subversion of the Dominant Japanese Literary Tradition, Kaushik Bhuyan
  • Narrating Oil: Witnessing Eco-crisis and Violence in Helon Habila’s Petrofiction Oil on Water (2010), Dr Aman Deep Singh
  • Narrative of False and Repressed Memories: Studying Motivated Forgetting in Margaret Atwood’s Surfacing, Yashasvini Rathore, Dr. Sucharita Sharma
  • Of Rambuai and the Unsettling Lifeworlds: An appraisal of Malsawmi Jacob’s Zorami, Dr. Ritushmita Sharma
  • Evaluating Gender Bias in the Assamese Language: A Quantitative Study, Anuj Boruah, Sanjib Das
  • Alternate History in Slavery: Afrofuturism in Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred, Antara Choudhury, Dr. Shreyashi Mukherjee
  • Glorification or Justification? Tracing the Politics of Narration in Maharathi and Mrityunjaya: The Death Conqueror, Ranjan Gogoi, Sitabz Garga
  • Posthuman Subjectivity and Monstrosity in Appupen’s The Snake and the Lotus, Anukriti Bajpai
  • Resistance and Conformity: A Study on the Implied Author in Selected Stories by Saurabh Kumar Chaliha, Mompi Saikia, Prof. Tilock Ch. Saikia
  • The Road Not Taken: On Hyphenated Identities and Queer(ing) Sexualities in Girl, Woman, Other, Dr. Seetha Vijayakumar
  • Saeed Naqvi’s The Muslim Vanishes as a Political Allegory : A Study, Dr. Rafraf Shakil Ansari
  • The Counter Language: Marginality, Resistance and the Slum, Kasturi Saikia, Dr. Nigamananda Das
  • The Fantasy of the Female: A Reading of Fairy Tales, Slavic Mythology and Polish Folklore in Naomi Novik’s novel Uprooted, Kalyani Hazarika
  • The Formidable Bond: Tales of Dacoits and ‘Dakat’ Kali in Colonial Bengal, Jyotirmoy Sil
  • The Hybrid Body as a Site of Resistance : Towards a Post-colonial Reading of Priya Sarukkai Chabria’s Generation 14, Anupom Kumar Hazarika
  • The Inscribed Body, Culture and Identity: An Inquiry into the Traditional Oraon/Kurukh Tattoo Banna Chakharna/ Khoda, PawanToppo
  • Tolstoy’s ‘The Coffee-House of Surat’ as a Nonconformist Adaptation, Dr. Pranjal Sharma Bashishtha
  • The Mechanisms of Patriarchy and Oppression of Women: A Gendered Reading of Bama’s Sangati and Alice Walker’s The Color Purple, Priyanka Borgohain, Moina Mili
  • The Role of Indigenous Muslims in the Creation of the Secular Assamese Society, Ashima Ahmed Saikia
  • The Sabin Alun: Problems of Indigenizing Ramayana into Karbi Oral Literature, Anannya Nath
  • The Stench of Death: Reading David Diop’s At Night All Blood is Black as a War- Memoir, Megha B, Dr Shima Mathew
  • The Post-feministic Perspective in Amish Tripathi’s Sita: Warrior of Mithila, Saroj Bala, Rajiv Ranjan Dwivedi
  • Trauma of Motherhood in an Age of Holocaust and After: Analysing “The Shawl” by Cynthia Ozick, Dr. Manju P. B
  • Umrao Jan Ada: Celebrating Tawaif baazi as a Replica of Cultural Resistance, Dr. Sabitha S Babu, Dr. Manchusha Madhusudhanan
  • Understanding the Captivity of Identity in Select Stories of Saadat Hasan Manto, Bondita Baruah
  • Utile and Futile Women of Shashi Deshpande’s That Long Silence, Tripti Aggarwal
  • Violence in the Air: The Metonymic Associations of Psychosocial Violence in Nadine Gordimer’s The House Gun, Anup Kumar Das
  • The Narratology of Bezbaruah’s 'Bowari' in his Folktale collection Burhi Aai r Xadhu, Dr Gutimali Goswami
  • Art at the Threshold: Exploring Spatiality and Temporality in Kumaoni Folk Art : Aipan, Meghal Karki
  • Deity in Kantara: The Immanent and the Transcendent, Hari M G
  • Hierarchy and Domination of Social Ecology: An Analysis through Susan Hill’s I’m the King of the Castle, Reeshma R, Dr. Raichel M. Sylus
  • Intermediary Spaces in Zhao’s Nomadland: A Deleuzian Reading, Dr. Rekha Karim
  • Negotiating Love for Nature & Woman: An Ecofeminist Study of When Arrows Were Heated Up, Kirti Sharma
  • Power, Ideology and Conflict: A Study of Abanindranath Tagore’s Buro Angla, Ashis Biswas
  • Readjusting the Dichotomies: Transcending the Narrative of India of Light and Darkness in The White Tiger, Navdeep Kaur Kalsi
  • Reorienting Ecology: An Ecofeminist Reading of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea, Priya Das, Janardan Chetia
  • Resistance and Spatiality: A Study of Nawal El Saadawi’s Two Women in One, Dr Mridula Kashyap
  • Retrieval of the Erased Histories and Lost Narratives in Mamang Dai’s The Black Hill, Dr. Ananya Hiloidari
  • Peripheral Figures in Moushumi Kandali’s “Fireflies Outside of the Frame”: A Journey through Racial Discrimination and Solitary Dilemma, Radali Sharma
  • Shell Shock and the Experiences of War: Robert Graves and Cathartic Effect of Poetry, Sourav Singha
  • Shrieks of Amchang: Ecofeminist Consciousness in Anuradha Sarma Pujari’s Iyat Ekhon Aaronya Asil, Jintu Hazarika
  • The Archetypal Cruel Stepmother in the Mao Folktales, Rose Mary Kazhiia, Dr. Zothanchhingi Khiangte
  • The Conditioning of Communal Migration: Use of Train as Motif/Metaphor in the Texts of Khushwant Singh and Maloy Krishna Dhar, Debayan Nag
  • Virtual to Real: Understanding the Politics of Public Sphere from the Hashtag (#) Culture, Dr. Ved Prakash
  • Death Rituals and Afterlife: Vernacular Belief Narratives of the Transborder Tangkhul Community, Dr. Somingam Mawon