Volume 1   Issue 8

January 2015

Table of Contents

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1.  "A Poison Tree" and the Bible

Dr. Chiramel Paul Jose
Professor of English, Department of Foreign Languages, Al Baha University, Al Baha, Al Bahah, Saudi Arabia
1-15 PDF
2.  Wickedness in the Guise of Courtesy: A Critical Reading of "The Open Window" by H.H. Munro alias Saki

Dr. E.A. Gamini Fonseka
Professor of English, English Language Teaching Unit, University of Ruhuna, Matara, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
16-29 PDF
3.  Shackled but not Shattered: Ephraim Cabot in Eugene O’Neill’s Desire Under the Elms

Dr. Diwakar Thomas
Associate Professor, Department of English, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
30-37 PDF
4.  Magical Realism: A Genre Interlocking Two Opposing Worlds

Ms. V. Thilagavathi
Assistant Professor, Department of English, M. Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. R. Chandrasekar
Associate Professor & Head, Department of English, SRMV Arts and Science College,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
38-43 PDF
5.  Indian Tavern and the Grecian Urn: A Comparative Study of Bachchan and Keats

Mr. Bibhudatta Dash
Researcher, Department of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
44-53 PDF
6.  A Travesty of Independence: A Symbolic Interpretation of Sa’adat Hasan Manto’s“The Dog of Tetwal”

Ms. Krishna Bera
Guest Lecturer, Department of English, Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
54-62 PDF
7.  Narrative Schizophrenia or Crossing Boundaries: The Postmodern Predicament of Time and Space in Rushdie’s The Enchantress of Florence

Mr. Sunil Kumar
Researcher, Department of Indian & World Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
63-72 PDF
8.  Elizabeth Bennet - A New Woman in the Making?

Ms. Keka Das
Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English, Vidyasagar College for Women, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
73-82 PDF
9.  A Critique of Mikhail Bakhtin’s “From the Prehistory of Novelistic Discourse”

Mr. Shivanand Sahadu Duthade
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Gram Vikas Sanstha’s Arts College, Nandurbar, Maharashtra, India
83-89 PDF
10.  A Comparative Study of the Prologues of Dante’s “Inferno” and Dan Brown’s Inferno

Mr. S. Karthick
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Bharathidasan University Constituent College, Lalgudi, Tamil Nadu, India
90-96 PDF
11.  Social Criticism in Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable

Mr. Bhagirath Prasad Meena
Lecturer, Department of English, Government Senior Secondary School (Bibirani), Alwar, Rajasthan, India
97-104 PDF
12.  Private Revenge, Public Spectacle: Hilary Mantel’s Bring Up the Bodies

Dr. Anita Manuel
Associate Professor, Department of English, KCG College of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
105-112 PDF
13.  Transnationalism in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies

Ms. D. Nalini
Researcher, Department of English, Bharathidasan University Constituent College for Women, Orathanadu, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. M. Premavathy
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Bharathidasan University Constituent College for Women,
Orathanadu, Tamil Nadu, India
113-121 PDF
14.  Home and Away: A Study of Diasporic Sensibility in Uma Parmeswaran’s Rootless but Green Are the Boulevard Trees

Ms. Manisha N. Rathod
Research Scholar, Department of English, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
122-133 PDF
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