Volume 1   Issue 5

October 2014

Table of Contents

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1.  An Untold Tale from the Margin: A Study of Mahasweta Devi’s Bedanabala: Her Life. Her Times

Mr. Ayon Halder
Researcher, Department of English, Kalyani University, Chakdaha, West Bengal, India
1-9 PDF
2.  Introspective Gaze of a Pakistani-American: An Exploration of the Echoes of Nostalgia, Nationality and Nationhood in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Ms. Debalina Sengupta
Junior Research Fellow, Department of English and Culture Studies, The University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal, India
10-19 PDF
3.  Confrontation of Violence with Counter-Violence in Meena Alexander’s Nampally Road

Ms. Manpreet Kaur
Researcher, Centre for Comparative Literature, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India
20-28 PDF
4.  Anguish of Dalits in Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance - A Study

Ms. P. Navammal
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Sethu Institute of Technology, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Mr. S. M. Rajasangar
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Sethu Institute of Technology,
Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
29-34 PDF
5.  Critique of Media and Contemporary Society in Sarah Kane’s Blasted

Dr. Sohel Aziz
Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Science and Humanities, Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
35-49 PDF
6.  Indian English Short Story: A Reassessment

Dr. Md. Equebal Hussain
Associate Professor & Head, Department of English, M.S. College, Motihari, Bihar, India
50-60 PDF
7.  Gender, Sex and Literary Theory

Ms. Aarti Vishwakarma
Researcher, Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
61-73 PDF
8.  Cultural Turmoil in Bharati Mukherjee’s The Tiger’s Daughter and Wife

Mr. M. Dhanasekaran
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Sethu Institute of Technology, Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India

Mr. R. Ramesh
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Sethu Institute of Technology,
Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
74-82 PDF
9.  Patriarchal Subterfuge Vs Feminist Rebuttal in Henrick Ibsen’s A Doll’s House

Ms. V. Meenakshi
Researcher, Department of English, Bharathidasan University Constituent College for Women, Orathanad, Tamil Nadu, India
83-91 PDF
10.  Incapacity of the Moment: An Analysis of Inability and Transformation in Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis

Mr. Mrinal Sarkar
Researcher, Department of English, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
92-99 PDF
11.  Aesthetics and Politics across Cultures in Tom Stoppard’s Indian Ink

Mr. Mithun Dutta
Researcher, Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
100-105 PDF
12.  Displacement and Intrusion of Modernity in Na. D’sauza’s Island.

Mr. Nesha Sabar
Researcher, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
106-112 PDF
13.  Challenges Encountered by Lateral Entry Engineering Students in English Language Learning

Mr. R. Uthaya Kumar
Lecturer, Department of English, Nachimuthu Polytechnic College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Dr. K. Pramila
Head, Department of English, PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research,
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
113-118 PDF
14.  Wisdom through Journey of Contraries: An Analysis of Innocence and Experience in William Blake’s Songs

Dr. S. Alexander
Associate Professor, Department of English, Government Arts College, Karur, Tamil Nadu, India

Mr. P. Parthiban
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Government Arts College,
Karur, Tamil Nadu, India
119-131 PDF
15.  Web-Assisted Task Based Language Learning: An Overview

Ms. S. Bhanu
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Siddharth Institute of Engineering & Technology, Puttur, Andhra Pradesh, India
132-139 PDF
16.  Feat and Defeat through Assimilation in Jhumpa Lahiri’s “Only Goodness”

Mr. B. Sreekanth Reddy
Research Scholar, Department of Humanities, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
140-146 PDF
17.  Revitalizing the Original: A Translation Study of Benyamin’s Goat Days

Mr. P.T. Safvan
Post Graduate Student, Department of English, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
147-154 PDF
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