Volume Five



Volume V Number I (January 2020)

Special Issue in Collaboration with

AMSICON, Alliance University



Guest Editors


Dr Anubha Singh

Acting Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Alliance University, Bangalore


Dr Arindam Das <[email protected]>

Associate Professor, English & Business Communication, Alliance School of Business, Alliance University, Bangalore



Guest Editors’ Note

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700284



Friction between Cultural Representation and Visual Representation with Reference to Padmaavat

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700286

Mita Bandyopadhyay <[email protected]>
Research Scholar, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
Arindam Modak
Associate Professor, Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur



Film as a Dangerous Supplement: A Comparative Study of Tagore’s Atithi (1895) and Tapan Sinha’s Atithi (1965)

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700288

Subhadeep Pradhan <[email protected]>



Postcolonial Resistance of India’s Cultural Nationalism in Select Films of Rituparno Ghosh

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700290

Koushik Mondal <[email protected]>

Research Scholar, Department of English, Visva Bharati



Women in Indian Television Serials: Issues of Character, Representation and Acceptance

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700294

Dr Jayati Kumar <[email protected]>

Faculty, Department of Mass Communication, The University of Burdwan



“If you look long enough, eventually you will see me”: The Power of the Elusive in Atwood’s Alias Grace 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700296

Alaa Alghamdi <[email protected]>

Associate Professor of English Literature, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia



Women in Conflict Areas: Insights from Temsula Ao’s These Hills Called Home: Stories from a War Zone 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700298

K B Veio Pou <[email protected]>

Assistant Professor of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, New Delhi



Reconstructing the Body in Postwar Japanese Fiction

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700300

Atisha Rai <[email protected]>

PhD Research Scholar, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad



No Woman’s Land: Women, Nation and Dystopia in Manjula Padmanabhan’s Escape 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700302

Basundhara Chakraborty <[email protected]>

RUSA Project Fellow, Department of English, Jadavpur University



Tamils at the Crossroad of Globalisation: Representing Tamil Diaspora Lives in Shyam Selvadurai’s The Hungry Ghosts 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3700304

Raju Ta <[email protected]>

PhD Research Scholar, Visva-Bharati University



Encountering Women Identity in the Face of Religion: A study of S. L. Bhyrappa’s Aavarana: The Veil 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712812

Puja Banerjee <[email protected]>

M. Phil Scholar, Department of English and Culture Studies, The University of Burdwan



Philomela Speaks! Indian Dalit and Australian Aboriginal Women Writers Destabilizing the ‘Center(s)’

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712833

Shaweta Nanda <[email protected]>

Assistant Professor, Department of English, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala



Phantom’s Burden: Reading the Politics of Colonial Discourse in Phantom Comics

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712839

Rita Sarkar <[email protected]>

Assistant Professor in English, Abhedananda Mahavidyalaya, Sainthia, Birbhum



Kath Walker in China: Interfacing Nature and the Nature-Lover 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712860

Dr Dipanwita Pal <[email protected]>

Assistant Professor of English, Galsi Mahavidyalaya



Fredric Jameson and his Theoretical Framework 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712866

Atinder Panday <[email protected]>

PhD Research Scholar in English, Punjabi University, Patiala



Chetan Bhagat’s Poetics of Management for an Optimizing India 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712872

Dr Debojoy Chanda 

Assistant Professor of English and Business Communication, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Institute of Management Science (Kolkata)



Authentic Materials for Development of Communicative Competence

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712878

Dr Arnab Ray

Associate Professor of English, Rabin Mukherjee College



Cadavers, Transactions and Birth of Knowledge: Scanning Disposable Bodies in Padmanabhan’s Harvest and the Visible Human Project 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712884

Dr Asijit Datta

Assistant Professor of English at The Heritage College, Calcutta University



Performing Bodies and Bodies in Performance in Genet’s Un Chant d’Amour

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3714909

Chitrangada Deb 

Faculty, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata





Dr Sapna Dogra in Conversation with Rajlakshmi Prithviraj 

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3712888

Dr Sapna Dogra <[email protected]>

Assistant Professor of English, Government Degree College Baroh, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh