Volume 2 Issue 2 August-September, 2021

New Literaria

Vol. 2 Issue 2
August – September 2021



Pandemic, Space and Environment in Blindness by José Saramago
Marinică Tiberiu Şchiopu

The “Magic” of Masala: An Analysis of Indian Spices as a Psychological Healer based on Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices
Gutimali Goswami

The Temporality and Spatiality of Food: How Community Kitchens Write Food Narratives Amidst Pandemics
Sethuparvathy S

Pandemic; a Political Satire: Re-surfacing the Dysfunctional Government through the works of Stephen King and Robin Cook
Sanghamitra Ghatak

Techno-Capitalism and Speculative Fiction: An Ecocritical Analysis of Ray Bradbury’s Short Story “A Sound of Thunder”
Meher Nandrajog

Pandemic as a Metaphor for Moral Degeneration in Tagore’s Rajarshi
Ananya Chatterjee

The Disease Called Fear: Reading Narayan Ganguly’s Short Story “Pushkara”
Subhajeet Sinha

COVID-19 Through the Lens of Camus: Parallels and Lessons from the Absurd in The Plague
Sneha Talwar

Proselytizing Diseases: Problematising Endemic, Theology and the Caste Question in Bengal
Pithu Halder


Tanmoy Kundu is Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of English, Midnapore College (Autonomous), West Bengal. He has published four research articles and fourteen book chapters on Feminism, Popular Culture, Indian English Novel, and Indian English Drama in national and international journals and edited volumes. Besides English literature, he has a passion for Linguistics, Dalit Literature, and South Asian Literature. Mr. Kundu has been acting as a reviewer for peer-reviewed national-level journals like Advances Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, (a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal). He has edited a book, Off the Line: Transgression and Its Representation in Literature and Culture (Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi) in 2019. His recent area of research is concerned with Dalit Studies, Street theatre.