Volume 6 Issue 3 – October 2017

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Dear Readers and Contributors,

This October 2017 issue is an interesting compilation of articles in English literature and English language teaching. In addition the two submissions in the creative/casual section are extremely interesting to read.

The articles worth a mention alongside all the other well-written articles are ‘The Post-human Comedy in Italo Calvino’s The Cosmicomics’, ‘The Meta-fictive Metaphor and Critical Realism: Re-reading Muriel Spark’s The Comforters’, and ‘Theme of Women Empowerment in Shahrnush Parsipur’s Women without Men: A Novel of Modern Iran

Do not forget to send in your comments on the articles!
Happy Reading and Sharing!

Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju
Chief & Founding Editor

 

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OUR CONTRIBUTORS

Ishani Ghoshal Roy
She has been teaching in the colleges affiliated to Panjab University and Doon University, Dehradun for the last twenty years. Her specialization is in ‘Feminism in the plays of Shakespeare, Middleton and Webster’. She is a mystic and metaphysics is her passion. She believes in Wordsworth’s pantheism and connects to nature and humanity through a universal bond of understanding.

Rosy Matilda
She is an Assistant Professor in English at CMR College, Hyderabad and a Post Graduate in English Literature; a Cambridge Certified BEC Higher Trainer and a British Council Certified IELTS Trainer.

Gurpreet Kaur
She is an Assistant Prof. in English at Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College, Anandpur Sahib, Punjab, affiliated to Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab. She has a teaching experience of twelve years and contributed extensively in the field of Research and Publication. She is also a member of the editorial team of reputed journals. She is a member of many literary Professional Associations.

Patchala Rajesh
He is UGC-NET, JRF research scholar in the department of English at Acharya Nagarjuna University.

Sambit Panigrahi
He is an Assistant Professor, Department of English, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack.

Sanjeeb Kumar Mohanty
He is a final year research scholar in the PG Department of English, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He is pursuing his research in the field of multimodalism and ELT materials. He keeps interest in applied linguistics, Indian literature and spiritualism.

N. Santhi Sri Devi
She is a research scholar from Padmavathi Mahila University. I am passionate about teaching communication skills in innovative ways especially to students who are poor in communication skills.

Prof. P. Hari Padma Rani
She is a professor in the Department of English, Sri Padmavathi Mahila University. She is a committed teacher and a diligent research supervisor. She is an expert in teaching language theories and the modern methods in English Language Teaching.

Sumaira Nabi & Naziya Rasool
The authors Ms. Sumaira Nabi and Naziya Rasool are pusuing Ph.D in Computational Linguistics from the Department of Linguistics, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar.

Dr. S. Sushma Raj
She is an Assistant Professor in English, GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM University has about 13 years of teaching experience. Besides an M.A, M. Phil, and PhD in English, she also holds a degree in M.B.A (HRM). She published 20 articles in national and international journals and also the co-author of a book.

Dr. J. Siva Satyanarayana
He is an Assistant Professor in English, GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM University. He has done his PhD in Linguistics and has addressed hundreds of students and teachers of English. He has been a resource person to many colleges and his talks have benefitted the student community at large. He has 12 years of teaching experience.

Dr. Swati Mukerji
She is an Associate Professor, HOD, Dept of English, Gurudas College, Kolkata. She also is a Guest Lecturer of American Literature at Calcutta University, (Post Graduate Studies), Dept of English and a Guest lecturer at Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata (Post Graduate Section teaching Gender Studies and American Literature.).

S. Thamil Selvi
She is an Assistant Professor of English at University College of Engineering Villupuram, a constituent college of Anna University, Chennai, India. She has been teaching English language and Literature since 2001. As an interested researcher in literature, she has published many articles in reputed and peer reviewed journals.

Dr. J. Jayachandran
He is the Head, Department of English, UCEV, Villupuram, India. He guides many Research Scholars and M. Phil Students at various Universities. He has published many books and articles in peer reviewed journals.

Dr. B. Tirupathi
He is a Language and soft skill Trainer at the EGMM – EWRC Centre, DRDA, Jangoan Dist, Telangana State. He has been training the rural unemployed youth with employability skills. He received his Ph.D (Doctorate) award from Osmania University for his work on most acclaimed writer, Nayantara Sahgal. He has presented papers in national and international conferences and seminars and also has published several research papers in reputed journals.

Uttam Kumar Guru
He is an Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English, Sundarban Hazi Desarat College, West Bengal, is pursuing his doctoral research at Vidyasagar University, West Bengal in the area of British fiction of the 1950s. His areas of interest also include Postmodern fiction and theory, Culture and Media Studies.

T. Vasanth
He has completed his M. Phil., in AVVM Shri Pushpam College (Auto), Poondi and M.A., in Bishop Heber College at Trichy. He started his career from TUK Arts and Science College Karanthai, Thanjavur. At present he is serving as Assistant Professor of English in BDUC Arts and Science College, Srirangam, Trichy, Tamil Nadu in India. He has attended many national and international conferences and also presented papers.

Dr. K. Sundararajan
He has completed his Doctorate in English in the year 2004 and awarded in the year 2006. He has 27 years of experience in the educational field. His specialization and area of interest is Indian Writing in English. He has conducted National level UGC sponsored conference Methods Meets and uses of Communicative Skills in English on 19th and 20th December 2008. He got a minor project from UGC titled Religious- socio and Religious – Aspects of Khushwant Singh’s Fiction in the year 2008.

Ajit Kumar Pradhan
He has completed his PhD from the English and Foreign Languages University Hyderabad and presently working with VFSTR University, Vadlamudi, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. His research interests include ESP, Materials Evaluation and Teacher Education

Dr. Andrew Philominraj
He is a full time Professor of English and Director of Graduate School at Universidad Católica del Maule, Talca, Chile. He has served as Vice-President of IATEFL-Chile for three consecutive periods. Apart from being passionate about teaching and improving communication and recognition for English teachers in all regions of Chile, he has been actively involved in research.

Carlos Arevalo
He is engaged in teaching English as a foreign language to the Students of Technical Careers at Universidad de Talca, Campus Colchagua in Chile. He holds a Master in Education and is passionate in finding new ways to reach out to those interested in mastering the English language.

Maria Bertilla
She is an Assistant Professor of English working at Queen Mary’s College in Chennai, India. She is pursuing her doctorate in ELT. She has published many articles and presented papers at various conferences. She is also interested in research and in creating innovative pedagogy for ESL learners.

Dr. AKM Zakaria
He is a Professor in English language in the Department of HSS of DUET-Gazipur, Bangladesh. His areas of research interest are English Language Education (ELE), English Language Teaching (ELT), English for Specific Purposes (ESP), Bilingual Education, Applied and Sociolinguistics. He has been in teaching and research for the last 16 years.

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About the author

Trained from EFLU and a Doctorate from Osmania University. Prefers the designation of a trainer and a writer. Presented several academic articles to international and national seminars and conferences. Casual and creative writing is also her forte. A prolific reader and writer.
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