Authored By: Bijay Kumar Das
Year of Publication: 2019
|Pages: 244||Binding: Hardback(HB)|
Category: Literary Criticism & Theory
|Price in Rs. 696.50||Price in (USA) $. 55.72|
This book bears testimony to English Studies in India in the last 50 years. The ten illustrious Professors of English have enlightened us through their teaching, research and publications as well as seminar activities and in a way become role model for the present generation of students and teachers of English. The “Introduction” is both precise and concise which bears the stamp of the editor’s vast experience as a teacher, researcher, research supervisor and above all his editorship of several Research Journals of the country. This is an invaluable book for the students, researchers and teachers of English of our country.
Bijay Kumar Das (1952- ), Ph.D., D.Litt., is a contributor to The Encyclopaedia of World Literature in the 20th Century (New York). He has published a number of reference books which include Critical Essays on Post-Colonial Literature (4th ed.2019); Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (8th ed. 2018); Critical Essays on Research Methodology, Interdisciplinarity and Indian Literature (2017); Interpreting Poetry and Evaluating Criticriticm (2015); Perspectives on the Poetry of A.K.Ramanujan (2013); The Poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra (2009); A Handbook of Translation Studies (2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013); Form and Meaning in Mahesh Dattani’s Plays (2012); Post-Modern Indian English Literature (2006, 2013); Critical Essays on Poetry (2003); A Handbook of Communication Skills and Functional English (2002, 2006, 2017); Shiv K. Kumar as a Post-Colonial Poet (2001); A Reader’s Guide to Ten Twentieth Century Indian Poets (1999); Aspects of Commonwealth Literature (1995); The Horizon of Nissim Ezekiel’s Poetry (1995); Perspectives on Indian English Poetry Criticism (1998); and Modern Indian English Poetry (1992). He has edited five reference books: Revisiting W.B.Yeats’s World and Art (2016); Academic Lives of Fifteen Eminent Teachers of English (2014); New Readings in Indian English Literature (2011); Comparative Literature (2000, 2013); Perspective on the Poetry of R.Parthasarathy (1998) and Contemporary Indo-English Poetry (1992).He has also co-edited one reference book entitled Studies in Postcolonial Literature (2007) and several textbooks including Nineteenth Century English Poetry (OUP, 1992, 1998). He has successfully guided 27 PhD scholars and was the Chief Editor of The Indian Journal of English Studies for three years (2007-09). He is the Editor of The Critical Endeavour since 1995. Formerly a Reader in English at Ravenshaw College, Cuttack and Professor of English at Burdwan University, Burdwan (West Bengal), Dr. Das now lives in Cuttack and is engaged in research and publications.