Now out is Vol. Five (February 2009) of SEVA BHARATI JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES (Midnapore, West Bengal, India), edited by Dr Jaydeep Sarangi –  The theme of this issue is INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH.


Contributions include essays on:

Mulk Raj Anand’s "Untouchable" (Punyashree Panda and Minakshi Prasad Mishra); R.K. Narayan’s "The Man-Eater of Malgudi" (Sumana Biswas); Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s "Heat and Dust" (Binod Mishra and Narinder Kr. Sharma); Anita Desai’s "Journey to Ithaca" in comparison with Hermann Hesse’s "Siddhartha" (Shri Bambar S.B.); and a review of Manju Kapur’s "The Immigrant" (Christopher Rollason – for more on this review and URL for on-line version, see entry on this blog for 27 Dec 08).


Also included are poems by, among others, Jayanta Mahapatra and Makarand Paranjape, a short story by Sunil Sharma, and a tribute to the late poet Niranjan Mohanty by RK. Singh.


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