Volume 5 Issue 1: Special Issue- “Crisis in Literary and Cultural Studies”

Vol. 5 Issue 1
August – February 2024



Guest EditorsDr. Bhumika Sharma, Associate Professor and Head and Dr. Neha Arora, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Central University of Rajasthan (CURaj)


Identity Crisis as Intergenerational Trauma Progeny in Shafak’s The Island of Missing Trees

Restoring the Symphony of Nato(u)re: An Ecocritical Reading of Jibanananda Das’s poem ‘Banalata Sen’
Amit Pandey

Defying Norms/Categories: Understanding Postdramatic Theatre Through Postmodern Times
Prof Shuchi Sharma & Ms Mitali Bhattacharya

The Rise and Fall of Dynasties as Reflected in Late Medieval German Literature: Melusine, Fortunatus, and Huge Scheppel
Albrecht Classen

Crisis and Memory – Trauma, Testimony and Collective Remembering in Partition Narrative
Tandrima Das

Agrarian Distress, Altruistic Suicide, and Agriculturists in India: A Sociological Study of Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga (2022)
Surya Prakash Verma

Examining Colonial Expansionism, Patriarchal Violence and Eco- Spiritual Subversion in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Science Fiction
Sohini Sengupta

The Role of Literature in Shaping Environmental Consciousness: A Study of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring
Kamaldeep Kaur

Displacement, Identity and Existence: An Ecofeminist Study of the Socio-ethnic Conflicts in The Primal Land
Ms. Kumkum Sharma & Dr. Shivangi Bhatt

Susan Sontag’s Study of Illness as a Cultural Sign
Harpreet Kaur


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.

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