IJOWLAC (INDIAN JOURNAL OF WORLD LITERATURE AND CULTURE, Kolkata), Vol. II
Now out is the latest number of the journal IJOWLAC (INDIAN JOURNAL OF WORLD
LITERATURE AND CULTURE) (editor and contact person: Dr Subhendu Mund,
Contents of this issue (Vol. II, Jul-Dec 06) include:
Poems by Laksmisree Bannerjee
Interview with dramatist Mahesh Dattani
Critical articles on, inter alia: the poetry of Kamala Das (by Niranjan
Mohanty); Jhumpa Lahiri (Rajeshwar Mittapalli); Stephen Gill on his own
poetry; Toru Dutt (Subhendu Mund); the stories of Basavaraj Naikar (Christopher Rollason);’Early Travel
Narratives in Eastern India’ (Sachidananda Mohanty); the Bengal Renaissance
(Jasbir Jain); and 3 pieces on Australian literature – Dorothy Porter (Paul
Sharrad); Judith Wright (S. Robert Gnanamony); and ‘Love and Mourning in
Australia’ (Chiti Das).
Book reviews, inter alia of a volume of interviews with Edward Said (Nibir
K. Ghosh), of poems by Jayanta Mahapatra (Jaydeep Sarangi) and of John
Boulton’s ‘Essays on Oriya Literature’ (Himansu Sekhar Mohapatra).
Reports on a number of important conferences held in India, including my own
on ‘Cultural Studies and Writers’ Meet’ –
events at JNU Delhi, March 2006 to which I refer elsewhere in this blog.