Authored By: Marie Josephine Aruna
Year of Publication: 2017
|Pages: 428||Binding: Paperback(PB)|
Category: English Literature
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The essays in South Asian Literature in English: New and Emerging Trendsdemonstrate a reinvigoration in the ongoing dialogues of what South Asian Literature has come to mean and serve as a productive exercise in crisscrossing the political, historical, cultural and literary discourse of the region at the same time validating its existence in the backdrop of an inclusive space of world literatures, thereby contributing significantly to the existing realm of knowledge the ever new and evolving trends through charting its own course. It seeks to foreground debates and divergences regarding themes of representations of Identity, Gender, the Queer, and WomenWritings from Afghanistan, Subaltern/Dalit Consciousness, Communal, Religious and Cultural bearings, Female Resistance / Subjectivity and Agency,Diaspora Writings.South Asian literature has achieved global significance that is unique among post-colonial literatures, while Globalisation has enabled Translation as a phenomenon that has served to introduce regional literatures to world audience through the English language.
Dr. M. J. Aruna is Assistant Professor at the Department of English, Bharathidasan Govt. College for Women, (Autonomous), Puducherry. She has authored a book titled Patriarchal Myths in Postmodern Feminist Fiction. Her area of specialization is feminist literary theory and postmodern feminist literature. She has to her credit a number of research articles published in peer reviewed journals and books. She is a life member of Indian Association for Women’s Studies, and member, Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies and Indian Association for American Studies.