Prof. Dr. Smita Mujumdar is an Associate Professor in the Department of English, Shivraj College, Gadhinglaj, Dist. Kolhapur (MH). She has completed her PhD in Indian English literature from Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, also completed PGDTE from CIEFL, Hyderabad. She has presented and published several papers in national and international journals and conferences, also has presented a research project on Shakespeare’s plays. She has been awarded with Dr. P. G. Patil Award twice for ‘Best Research Paper’ in the conference arranged by Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
This book is based on her thesis, ‘Conflict in the Novels of R. K. Narayan: A Critical Study’