Thursday, 4 February 2016

PHILOSOPHICAL MUSINGS FOR A MEANINGFUL LIFE: AN ANALYSIS OF K. V. DOMINIC'S POEMS--EDITED BY DR. S. KUMARAN AND PUBLISHED BY MODERN HISTORY PRESS, MI, USA


CONTENTS

Preface
                                                                                                                Page No
Chapter 1       Introduction
Poetic Mind of K. V. Dominic
-P C K Prem
Chapter 2       Humanism in K. V. Dominic’s Winged Reason
-Dr. S. Kumaran
Chapter 3       An Angel in Flight: A Critique of K. V. Dominic’s Winged Reason.
- Dr. Sudhir K Arora
Chapter 4       K. V. Dominic’s Multicultural Symphony: A Critique
-Dr. Sudhir K Arora
Chapter 5       K. V. Dominic—A Humanitarian in Conception and Socio-Consciousness: An Analytical Study of Write Son, Write
-Dr. D. C. Chambial
Chapter 6       K. V. Dominic’s Winged Reason: Poems of Man’s Earthly Life and Painful Realities 
-P. C. K. Prem
Chapter 7       Social Criticism in the Poetry of K. V. Dominic
-Prof. T. V. Reddy
Chapter 8       Concurrent Predicaments and Urge for Philanthropy in the Poetry of K.V. Dominic
-Dr. Sugandha Agarwal
Chapter 9       Poetry for a Better World: A Critical Look at the Poetry of K. V. Dominic 
-Dr. Rob Harle
Chapter 10     A Requiem for the Disconsolate: K. V. Dominic’s Poetry as a Social Criticism
-Dr. J. Pamela
Chapter 11     Poetry for Meaningful Life: A Critical Analysis of K. V. Dominic’s Poetry
-Dr. Bhaskar Roy Barman
Chapter 12     K. V. Dominic as a Social Critic: A Study of His Poems
-Dr. S. Ayyappa Raja
Chapter 13     Philosophical Voyage of K. V. Dominic
-Dr. Arbind Kumar Choudhary
Chapter 14     The Poet of the Marginalised: An Analysis of Dr. K. V. Dominic’s Poetry
-Anisha Ghosh (Paul)
Chapter 15     K. V. Dominic’s Poetry: Rebellion and Reticence on Winged Reason
-Joe  Palathunkal
Chapter 16     A Critical Analysis of K. V. Dominic as a Philosophical Poet
-Dr. Patricia Prime
Chapter 17     The Relation between God, Man and Nature in K. V. Dominic’s Poems
-Dr. Mahboobeh Khaleghi
Chapter 18     K. V. Dominic, the Messenger of Humanity, Peace and Harmony in the Universe
                        -Dr. Sangeeta Mahesh
Chapter 19     Philosophical Musings for Meaningful Life: An Analysis of
K. V. Dominic’s Poetry 
-Dr. Radhamany Sarma
Chapter 20     The Landscape of Kerala in K. V. Dominic’s Poetry
-Anisha Ghosh (Paul)
Chapter 21     Eco-critical Perspectives in the Poetry of K. V. Dominic
-Dr. S. Barathi
Chapter 22     Ecological Issues Reflected in the Selected Poems of K. V. Dominic
-Dr. Rincy Mol Sebastian
Chapter 23     Ecological and Social Issues in K. V. Dominic’s Multicultural Symphony
-Dr. Arbind Kumar Choudhary
Chapter 24     Holistic Musings:  K. V. Dominic as a Poet with Purpose
            -Kavitha Gopalakrishnan
Chapter 25     Interview with Prof. K. V. Dominic
-Prof. Elisabetta Marino
List of Contributors



















Tuesday, 12 January 2016

THE SOFT COPY OF THE 6.1 JANUARY 2016 ISSUE OF IJML IS PUBLISHED



Contents
RESEARCH ARTICLES
The ‘I’ in the Poetry of Kamala Das: A Study of Displacement
--Bibhudutt Dash
Struggle of the Ineffectual Angel in Manju Kapur’s Difficult Daughters
--M. R. Chandran

‘Unspeakable Suffering’ and ‘Calm forbearance’ as projected in Kamala Markandaya's Nectar in A Sieve and A Handful of Rice: A Brief Analysis

--S. Chelliah

Analysing the Dichotomy of White Culture and Aboriginal Culture in
Patrick White’s Voss

--Chithra S.
Communal Folk Life and Individual Identity in Richard Wright’s Black Boy
--S. Khethzi Kerena
Gender, Culture and Nation in Bapsi Sidhwa's The Pakistani Bride
--Lata Mishra
Culture, Mediation and Conflict Resolution in Nayana Currimbhoy’s Miss Timmins’ School for Girls
--Lekshmi R. Nair
Multiculturalism and Decentering the Racial Identity in the Fictional World of Hanif Kureishi
--Md. Sajidul Islam
Indian Ethos and Gandhian Ethics in R. K.Narayan’s The Vendor of Sweets
--Mini V. S.
Infertility and Identity Crisis in Kapur’s Women
--Nirjharini Tripathy
Suniti Namjoshi’s The Blue Donkey Fables--The Writer as a Poet
--Keerthi Krishnamoorthy & Raichel M. Sylus

A Critical Evaluation of Girish Karnad’s Flowers and Heap of Broken Images: A Game of God

--Roselin Linitta George
Survival of the “Other”: The ‘Staying Alive’ of Female Characters in Sefi Atta’s Swallow
--Sajna P.
Image of Women: An Analysis of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun
--S. Umarani & S. Kumaran
Telling the Untold: A Reading of Toni Morrison’s A Mercy as an Eternal Story of Love and Betrayal

--Syed Wahaj Mohsin & Shaista Taskeen
A Dalit Avatar and Matua Cult
--Manohar Mouli Biswas
REVIEW ARTICLE
The Grief of Arjuna and Sri Krishna’s Response: Shrimad Bhagavadgita Revisited
--Ramesh Chandra Mukhopadhyaya
Love, Loneliness, Desire and Despair in Kamala Das’s Summer in Calcutta
--P. Gopichand & P. Nagasuseela
Colours of Life in C. L. Khatri’s ‘Haiku’

--Sudhir K. Arora


BOOK REVIEWS
K. V. Dominic & Mahboobeh Khaleghi’s (eds.) Multicultural Studies on Three Nobel Laureates—Rabindranath Tagore, Toni Morrison and Alice Munro
--Ketaki Datta
K. V. Dominic’s Who is Responsible? (A Collection of Short Stories)
--Kavitha Gopalakrishnan
Jaydeep Sarangi’s The Wall and Other Poems
--Mahuya Bhaumik
GENERAL ESSAYS
Sanathana Dharma as the Life-Force of India in the light of Swami Vivekananda’s Message
--T. V. Reddy
Swami Vivekananda and Socialism with Special Reference to the Present Indian Polity
--Manas Bakshi

INTERVIEWS
Interview with Ketaki Datta
--Elisabetta Marino
An Interview with Patricia Prime

--Mark Pirie
SHORT STORIES
Into Father’s Shoes
--Ramsh K. Srivastava
Branded Witch
--Manas Bakshi
A Lesson Well Taught
--Shaista Taskeen
POEMS
ON THE NEW YEAR
--Stephen Gill
Straight is the Way
--Sheikh Rabiul Haque
In the Path of Life
--Sheikh Rabiul Haque
Canvas
--Patricia Prime
The Eyes Have It
--Patricia Prime

Road Sweeper

--Patricia Prime
The Return
--Patricia Prime
Grief
--Patricia Prime
Illusive Contours
--Manas Bakshi
Smile a Day
--Manas Bakshi
Parental Duty
--K. V. Dominic
Karma is Akarma
--K. V. Dominic
The Season of Harvest
--Hrushikesh Singh
Yet A Smile
--Hrushikesh Singh
Our Home
--Saroj Bala
Life
--Saroj Bala

A Poet Was Killed That Very Night

--Anisha Ghosh Pal
Our Esteemed Contributors



                                                                                                            
























Friday, 11 December 2015

REPORT OF THE TWO DAY NATIONAL SEMINAR ON ENVIRONMENTAL LITERATURE CONDUCTED BY GIEWEC AT CMS COLLEGE, KOTTAYAM ON 5TH AND 6TH DECEMBER 2015

Report of the National Level Two day Literary Festival of GIEWEC in Collaboration with the Department of English, CMS College, Kottayam, Kerala on 5th and 6th December 2015

Dr. K. V. Dominic

Guild of Indian English Writers, Editors and Critics (GIEWEC) in collaboration with Department of English, CMS College, Kottayam, Kerala conducted a two day national level literary festival at CMS College on 5th and 6th December 2015. The topic for the festival was "Environmental Literature and Beyond."

At 11 am on 4th December 2015, a Press Conference was organized by GIEWEC at the Press Club of Kottayam. Led by Dr. K. V. Dominic, Secretary-cum-chief organizer of the festival, Dr. Joji John Panicker, Joint Secretary-cum-chairman of the organizing committee, Fr. Varghese Paul, Life Member of GIEWEC and Dr. Jacob Eapen Kunnath, HoD in-charge of the Department of English, CMS College, participated in the press conference. Detailed information of the festival was published in the leading Malayalam Newspapers on 5th December.
In the inaugural session at 10 am on 5th December, Prof. T. V. Reddy, President of the GIEWEC was the Chairperson. Dr. Joji John Panicker, Assistant Professor of English, CMS College welcomed the guests and audience. Dr. Jacob Eapen Kunnath delivered a short vehement speech on Eco Literature. Dr. Roy Sam Daniel, Principal of CMS College inaugurated the literary festival by lighting the lamp. He talked on the importance of preserving clean environment.  Prof. T. V. Reddy lectured on the hazardous effects we have been experiencing of the destruction of nature and environment. Dr. K. V. Dominic expressed deep gratitude to Dr. Joji John Panicker for organizing the festival. He also thanked the Faculty and students of the Department of English as well as the college management for collaborating with the GIEWEC for the festival. He made a special grateful mention of the great selfless services Shri. Sudarshan Kcherry, Founder Member of GIEWEC as well as Publisher of Authorspress, New Delhi has been rendering to the GIEWEC members by publishing more than a hundred of their books. Shri. Sudarshan Kcherry in his very brief address spoke of the necessity of flowing with the system. Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi, Vice President of GIEWEC spoke on the great attempts done in the field of Eco Literature in the country, particularly in the North Eastern States.
In the book launching ceremony that followed twenty eight new books and journals of the participants were launched. The authors include Dr. K. V. Dominic (Thodupuzha) – 6, Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi (Kolkata) – 4, Dr. T. V. Reddy (Tirupati) – 2, Dr. Ratan Bhattacharjee (Kolkata) – 2, Dr. Shruti Das (Berhampur) – 2, Fr. Varghese Paul, SJ (Ahmedabad) – 2, Profs. P. Gopichand & P. Nagasuseela (Guntur) – 2, Ms. K. Pankajam (Chennai) – 2,  Dr. Janatha Ratheesh (Nagercoil) – 2, Dr. Ketaki Datta (Kolkata) -1, PCK Prem (Himachal Pradesh) – 1, Ms. Annie George (Kottayam) – 1, Dr. Santosh Alex (Kochi) – 1.

Dr. S. Kumaran, Treasurer of GIEWEC delivered the vote of thanks at the end of the session.

In the paper presentation session that followed Dr. Shruti Das, HoD and Associate Professor of English, Berhampur University chaired. After the lunch there was a poetry reading session chaired by Prof. T. V. Reddy. Twenty poets read their poems on the theme “Nature and Environment.” The second session of the paper presentation was chaired by Dr. Ketaki Datta, Associate Professor of English, Bidhannagar Govt. College, Salt Lake City, Kolkata.

GIEWEC’s Executive Committee and General Body Meeting were conducted at 5.30 pm.

On 6th December, Sunday, the second day of the festival there were two paper presentation sessions and one poetry reading session. The paper presentation sessions were chaired by Prof. Sibasis Jana, Assistant Professor in English, Panskura Banamali College, Panskura, Purba Medinipur, West Bengal, and Dr. S. Kumaran, Assistant Professor, PG & Research Dept. of English, Thiruvalluvar Govt. Arts College, Rasipuram, Tamil Nadu. The poetry reading session was chaired by Profs. P. Gopichand and P. Nagasuseela, Associate Professors of English, JKC College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
In the valedictory session at 3.30 pm Dr. Ketaki Datta welcomed the chief guests and audience. On the Dias were Dr. Roy Sam Daniel, Principal, Dr. T. V. Reddy, Dr. K. V. Dominic and Dr. Joji John Panicker. After brief addresses by the dignitaries participation certificates were distributed. The festival ended with Dr. Joji John Panicker’s vote of thanks followed by the National Anthem.
Overall, the festival was a grand success. The credit goes to the Chairman of the Organising Committee, Dr. Joji John Panicker who took the initiative several months before and got GIEWEC’s proposal sanctioned by the college management. He worked really hard for several days and nights and could very well coordinate his colleagues and PG and UG students for the great outcome. GIEWEC’s bouquet of gratitude to him!


Monday, 29 June 2015

IJML 5.2 (JULY 2015) COVER PAGE AND CONTENTS


Contents

RESEARCH ARTICLES

Multicultural Literature in the Age of Globalization

--Saroj Bala
The Marginalized Existence of Dalit Women in  Sharankumar Limbale’s The Outcaste: Akkarmashi

--Imrul Kayes Alam Sarkar
Crossing Borders and Boundaries: A Reading Of Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace
--K. Guejalatchoumy and Marie Josephine Aruna

Infirmities of Women in the Sattras of Assam with reference to Mamoni Raisom Goswami’s The Moth-Eaten Howdah of the Tusker
--Debarati Das
Femininity against Masculinity in Kamala Das’s Poetry
--Barinder Kumar Sharma
Diasporic Thought as Projected in Indian English Fiction with Special Reference to Anita Nair’s Works: A Brief Analysis
--S. Chelliah
Recast(e)ing Translation: Issues in Translation of Dalit Literature
--Hemang Desai
Affirmative Action and Post-Feminist Persuasion in NH10
--Lata Mishra
Anne Tyler’s Saint Maybe: An Epitome of Sibling Compassion and Squabbles
--Ashutosh Dubey & Neha Motwani
Dispossessing Reality: Manjula Padmnabhan’s Harvest
--Rukhaya M. K.
Debate on Canon-Formation and Harold Bloom’s Defence of the Canon
--Siddhartha Singh
Cyberpunk and the Postmodern Man: A Technical Trauma
--Syed Wahaj Mohsin & ShaistaTaskeen
Job Identity Crisis of Male Characters in Shashi Deshpande’s That Long Silence, Moving On and In the Country of Deceit
--A. Padmavathy
Powerful Emotions through Harmonized Images: A Study of How Objective Correlativity Scintillates Ted Hughes’ Poetry
--Nisha K. Thomas
Destructive Image of Time and Space in Samuel Beckett’s Play Endgame
Asif Ali Malik

REVIEW ARTICLE
Syed Ameeruddin’s Rainbow Rhapsodies: a String of Alluring Love Poems
--K. V. Dominic
BOOK REVIEWS
Rob Harle’s (ed.) Voices Across Generation: Poetry Past & Present.
--Anisha Ghosh
Maudlin Musings by Manas Bakshi
--Patricia Prime
Scavenger’s Season by Christopher (Kit) Kelen
--Rob Harle
INTERVIEW
Rethinking Post-colonialism: An Interview with Bill Ashcroft
--Jaydeep Sarangi & Patrycja Austin

SHORT STORIES
Inarticulate Purgation
--Ramesh K. Srivastava
Posthumous               
--Manas Bakshi
Selvan’s House
--K. V. Dominic
POETRY
Fated or Self-willed?                      
Manas Bakshi
Something Unbearable                                 
Manas Bakshi
Let`s Live Life
Ram Sharma
HE
Ram Sharma
I am Coming to Awaken You
Ram Sharma

Wherever You Are
Shabistan J
When I Pass through a Kid’s School
Sangeeta Mahesh
Good Samaritan
Talluri Mathew Bhaskar

The Debris

Anisha Ghosh
Our Esteemed Contributors









Saturday, 21 March 2015

WRITERS EDITORS CRITICS (WEC) 5.1 MARCH 2015



CONTENTS OF Writers Editors Critics (WEC) 5.1 MARCH 2015
MEMOIR
A Tribute to Prof. Hazara Singh: A Daughter’s Memoir of Her Father
--Param Saini
RESEARCH/CRITICAL ARTICLES
Translation Studies: An Interdiscipline in Twenty First Century
--Hemang Desai
Linguistic and Stylistic patterns in Wordsworth’s Lines Written in Early Spring
--Yousef Bakhshizadeh Gashti
‘Authenticity’ A Sartrean Study of Albert Camus’s The Plague
--Y. Mercy Famila
Rootlessness and Existential Challenges in Amitav Ghosh’s The shadow Lines
 --K. Mangayarkarasi
Exorcizing the Voiceless to Voice: K. J. Baby’s Nadugadhika as an Apt Dramatization of the Marginalized Tribal Community
--Kavitha Gopalakrishnan
Doris Lessing: As Revealed in her Autobiography
--Laxmi R. Chauhan
The Birthday Party and the semiotics of ‘Pinteresque’
--Mini V. S.
Dalit Responses to Caste, Discrimination and Untouchability: A Study of Narendra Jadhav’s Outcaste
--Suresh Kumar
Social Criticism in T. V. Reddy’s Quest for Peace
--R. Venkata Ramana
Lacanian Paternal Functions in Shashi Deshpande’s A Matter of Time
--S. B. Biradar & Tripti Karekatti
Cosmopolitanism in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines
--Anisha Ghosh (Paul)
REVIEW ARTICLES
Return of an Imagist in Contemporary Context
--P C K Prem
Review of Delicate Desires by Shubha Mukherjee: A Mother’s Journey through Love, Loss and Acceptance
G. A. Ghanshyam
Professional, Spiritual & Inspirational Writings of Hedwig Lewis
--Fr. Varghese Paul, SJ
BOOK REVIEWS
Sarojini Sahoo’s Feminine Reflections by K. V. Dominic
--S. Barathi
Ocean of Thoughts: Poems about Social Issues and Human Values by Sangeeta Mahesh
--Patricia Prime
Read, Write and Teach: Essays on Learning to Live Together by Ramesh K. Srivastava
--Smita Das
Beyond the Mists by O. P. Arora
--Sugandha Agarwal
INTERVIEW
Interview with Jayanti M. Dalal
--Jaydeep Sarangi
SHORT STORIES
Search
--Bhaskar Roy Barman
Louisa
--Chandramoni Narayanaswamy
Sita
--Jayanti M. Dalal
Truant Creatures
--Ramesh K. Srivastava
Our Dear Bhai
--K. V. Dominic
POEMS
Death
   --Hazara Singh
Parting: A Regret?
--Pronab Kumar Majumder
Surpassing the Abrasive Blues
--Manas Bakshi
All the Things Have a Price
--Nalini Sharma
From the Ashes I will Rise
 --Nalini Sharma
News Fasting
 --Nalini Sharma
A New Dawn
--O. P. Arora
Time’s Mark
--O. P. Arora
The Sales Girl
--K. Pankajam
Stains
--K. Pankajam
A Misty Dawn
--Valsa George
A Mysterious Voice
--Valsa George
An Inspired Poet
--Valsa George
The Flute
--Bhaskar Roy Barman
Farmer of the Mound
--Dhruv Shankar
God’s Grandeur
--Talluri Mathew Bhaskar
Our Esteemed Contributors