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Contemporary Postcolonial Literature In English

Authored By: Dr. R. S. Regin Silvest & Subhajit Bhadra

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789352074983

Year of Publication: 2017

Pages: 276

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  English Literature

Price in Rs. 770.00

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About the Book


The present book analyze the postcolonial notions presents in English Literature. Reading and writing about postcolonial poetry, drama, fiction, and memoir by Caribbean, subcontinental Indian, Irish, African, Australian, and Canadian writers gives students the opportunity to stretch critically, while encountering some of the riches of recent postcolonial Anglophone writing. Postcolonial literature focuses on cultures, crossing boundaries of identity and nation. Moreover topics include the politics of language, hybridity, race, migrancy, exile, western beauty standards, interpellation of the subject, borderlands, and postimperial societies.

About the Author


Dr. R. S. Regin Silvest was born on 01 April 1990, at Kanyakumari District in Tamilnadu. He was brought up in a small village named Melpalai at Kanyakumari. He knows English, Tamil and Malayalam languages. He has received elementary education from Good Shepherd Matriculation School Marthandam and completed Secondary School Examination in 2005 and Higher Secondary Examination in 2007 at St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School Melpalai. With a strong desire to learn literature he has joined B.A. Literature in English at S.T. Hindu College Nagercoil affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli and completed in 2010 then joined M.A. Literature in English at S.T. Hindu College Nagercoil in 2010 and completed in 2012. During his study at S.T. Hindu College he took part in many literary activities. He worked in NSS during his B.A. Degree and got Best Volunteer Award. He took charge in College Association as UG Department Secretary and PG Department Secretary. During his PG Degree he worked as Organizing Secretary in Friday Forum and presented a research paper. After successful completion of Master Degree he has joined as full-time PhD Research Scholar at Annamalai University under the guidance of Dr. K. Rajaraman, Professor and Head, Department of English Annamalai University. During his research at Annamalai University he has presented various research papers in National and International Seminars. He has actively participated in Department Research Forum and presented paper. His area of specialization is American Literature. He is also interested in Indian and British Literature. He has published more than 10 research papers in various reputed journals and books. Currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of English, Malankara Catholic, Mariagiri, Kanyakumari. He has organized two One Day National Seminars. He also published a book titled “Panorama on Indian Writing in English” and he is the Editor-in-Chief of a journal named “DJ Journal of English Language and Literature” (DJ JELAL).


Born in Guwahati on 17thNovember in 1980, Subhajit Bhadra was brought up in a small provincial town of Hojai situated in the middle part of Assam. He struggled during his childhood against dire poverty but his interest for learning manifested itself in his growing up years. He didn’t get a suitable environment but his love for the world of letters began early in his life. He passed his matriculation in 1997 and his higher secondary examination in 1999. He passed his B.A with English honors in 2002. Later on he acquired his mater degree from Tazpur University and got gold medal as he topped in his batch. His first published article was carried in the pages of prestigious daily newspaper from Assam, the Assam Tribune in 2003. After that he regularly contributed to many leading magazines and newspapers. He is a free-lance writer, a poet, critic and translator. He specializes in American literature and he also published a book on Jewish American writing. Till date he has published six books of literature and culture, amongst which there is also a Bengali collection of poem. He has also written and published in Indian literature, the prestigious bi-monthly journal of Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.