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Immigration and Estrangement in Indian Diaspora Literature: A Critical Study

Immigration and Estrangement in Indian Diaspora Literature: A Critical Study



1.      Assertive Nature of Indian Women Immigrants as an Indispensable Outcome of Gender and Culture Oriented Restraints: A Study of Manju Kapur’s Immigrant and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Vine of Desire

-Prof. D. Amalraj

2.      Gulf Migration: A Literary Representation of “Goat days” by Benyamin

- Malyashree Mandal

3.      A Study of Multiculturalism in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss

-Dr. Prachi Priyanka

4.      Migrant Writers and the Question of Authenticity: A Study on Booker Prize-Winning Novels from India

-Dr. M. S. Veena

5.      Diasporic Concerns of Identity in The Namesake

- Md. Sabirunnisa Gouse

6.      Shifting Identities and Cross-Cultural Conflicts in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies and Unaccustomed Earth

-Meera Prasannan

7.      Immigrant and Estrangement in Indian Diasporic Novel What the Body Remembers by Shauna Singh Baldwin

- S. Tamilarasi

8.      Deconstructing the Hybrid Hyphenated Diasporic Identity: A Study of ChitraBanerjee Divakaruni’s Sister of My Heart and The Vine of Desire
Dr. Jaishree Jaikrishnan

9.      Facets of Multiculturalism in reference to Bharathi Mukherjee's Desirable Daughters
- Dr. S. Mahalakshmi

10.  Immigrant Consciousness of the Female Protagonists; Padma, Parvati and Tara in Bharati Mukherjee’s Desirable Daughters: A Psycho-analytical Study
-G. Sankar & Dr. R. Soundararajan

11.  Conflicting Mindsets: The Scars of Cultural Tragedy in Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of Maladies

 -Parveen Kumar

12.  Immigrant Identity and the Process of Assimilation: A Diasporic Reading of The Namesake

-Rameesa PM

13.  Homeland or Hostland, A limbotic Existence Amidst of Diasporic Space: Special References to the Selected Works of Meena Alexander

-Durjoy Bhattacharya

14.  Home and Away: Migrancy, Diasporicity and Identity in Select Novels of V.S. Naipaul
-Dipak Giri

Notes on Contributors


1.      D. Amalraj is a retired Professor of English. He has put in nearly 45 years of teaching and research experience. He has published so many Study Aid-series on Shakespearean works such as Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, Julius Caser, and The Tempest. He has authored two books. One is Literary Terms and it is a personal publication. The other is Research Methodology for Literary Research with author ISBN as a reference text for research scholars. Last June 2018, he has brought out his fifth edition of it. It has been prescribed as a reference text for MA English both in Periyar University and PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. It has been naturally born out of his rich experience in teaching Research Methodology. It contains all the guidelines recommended in Anderson and Poole and MLA 7th and 8th editions. He has got his six articles on various topics in different fields published in six printed anthologies. Two more anthologies are expected to be published with his two articles.  He started his teaching career in June 1969 at Kandasamy Naidu College for Men at Madras. Since June 1970 till he has retired as a Selection Grade lecturer in 2004, he has worked at Kandasamy Kandar College, Paramathy Velur, Namakkal District in Tamil Nadu. Soon after his retirement, from June 15, 2004, he has worked as the head and Research Supervisor for M.Phil regular Students of Periyar University, Salem till he got relieved in December 2011. He has also worked as a Part time Professor at Coimbatore Bishop Appasamy College from June 2011 to March 2012.

2.      Malyashree Mandal is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Diamond Harbour Women’s University, West Bengal, India. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in the UGC-Centre for the Study of Indian diaspora at University of Hyderabad, India. She was achieved Asian Graduate Student Fellowship in 2016 from Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. Her specialisation areas are English Literature, Diaspora and Cultural Studies, Post-colonial Studies and Critical Theory. Her e-mail: is malyashree007@gmail.com.

3.      Dr. Prachi Priyanka is an Assistant Professor, School of Languages & Culture, Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. She has worked as a freelance editor for a reputed publishing house and has experience in teaching English literature to graduate and post-graduate courses. She also teaches language and communication skills to International students. She writes in both English and Hindi and her research papers, poems and stories have been published in books, online journals, print magazines and short story anthologies. Her book ‘Thistle & Weeds’ was published in 2016.

4.      Dr. M. S. Veena is Assistant Professor of English in Government Polytechnic College, Kunnamkulam, Kerala. She has a teaching experience of over twelve years.  Her research interests include Postcolonial Studies and Gender Studies.

5.      Md. Sabirunnisa Gouse is an Assistant Professor in Anil Neerukonda Institute of Engineering & Technology, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Having completed her M.A, M.Phil, she is currently pursuing her PhD from Andhra University on Diaspora Studies. She is specialized in teaching ELT and literature. Having started her teaching career in 2005, she has extensive experience of teaching Soft skills and creative writing to the students. She handled various UG and PG students and trained them in developing their proficiency in English communication by improving their verbal and non verbal skills.

6.      Meera Prasannan is an Assistant Professor of English at NSS Hindu College, Changanacherry. She has published poems and articles in national and international journals. Her area of interest includes cultural studies, postcolonial studies and fantasy literature.

7.      S. Tamilarasi (M.A., M. Phil, PhD) is an Assistant Professor, Department of English, Theivanai Ammal College for Women, Villupuram.

8.      Dr. Jaishree Jaikrishnan currently works as an Assistant Professor (On Contract), Department of English, School of Management, National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka. A first rank holder and gold medalist in B.A as well as M.A English Literature, she attained her doctoral degree from Kannur University, Kerala. Her PhD thesis was a study on the various connotations of ‘space’ in the works of Australian novelists, Eva Hornung and Kate Grenville. Her research interests include Australian fiction, diaspora literature, refugee studies and migrant literature. She has published research articles on contemporary Australian women novelists.

9.      Dr. S. Mahalakshmi, M.A., M. Phil., B. Ed. P. hd., SET, Assistant Professor of English, is a scholar and received her Doctoral Degree from Periyar University, Salem. She has completed State Eligibility Test (SET) in the year 2011. Having more than 10 yrs of teaching experience, presently she is a teaching faculty in PG Dept of English, Arulmigu Palaniandavar College of Arts and Culture (Aided), Palani, Dindigul District, Tamilnadu. She has been acted as an External Examiner for M.phil Scholars. To her credit she has acted as a member in various bodies like- Board of Studies, Women Development Cell, IQUAC       (Internal Quality Assessment Cell) etc and Organized State level Seminars. Her keen interest in research made her to publish and present more than 30 research articles in scholarly journals, seminars conferences and workshops.

10.  G. Sankar is a PhD Research Scholar in English, National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli and Assistant Professor, Department of English, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore-641 004, India.

11.  Dr. R. Soundararajan, Associate Professor & Research Guide Department of English, National College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli-620 001, India.

12.  Parveen Kumar is a Research Scholar in the Department of English, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University. His research interest primarily focuses on Ecocriticism and Medical Humanities. He has published research papers in several national and international journals. He has also cleared JKSET and interested in writing poetry, short-stories and variety of articles.

13.  Rameesa PM is a PhD scholar in the department of English, University of Hyderabad. She is currently working on South Asian Queer Diaspora Writing. Her major areas of research interest include Indian writing in English, Postcolonial Studies, gender studies, and contemporary Diaspora writing.

14.  Durjoy Bhattacharya is an M. Phil Research Scholar at Raiganj University, Department Of English, Uttar Dinajpur and a Guest Lecturer at Kumargang College, Department of English, Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal.

15.  Dipak Giri- M.A. (Double), B.Ed. - is a Ph. D. Research Scholar in Raiganj University, Raiganj, Uttar Dinajpur (W.B.). He is working as an Assistant Teacher in Katamari High School (H.S.), Cooch Behar, West Bengal. He is an Academic Counsellor in Netaji Subhas Open University, Cooch Behar College Study Centre, Cooch Behar, West Bengal. He was formerly Part-Time Lecturer in Cooch Behar College, Vivekananda College and Thakur Panchanan Mahila Mahavidyalaya, West Bengal and worked as a Guest Lecturer in Dewanhat College, West Bengal.  He is a well-known editor and edited eight books on variety of topics, especially on Indian English Literature. He is a well-known academician and has published many scholarly research articles in books and journals of both national and international repute. His area of studies includes Postcolonial Literature, Indian Writing in English, Dalit Literature, Feminism and Gender Studies.