Now released is the latest issue (Vol 9 &10, July 2013) of the Indian Journal of World Literature and Culture (IJOWLAC, ISSN 2229-7521), edited from Bubaneswar (Orissa) by Dr Subhendu Mund.
It includes a homage piece by myself to Mexico’s greatest modern novelist, Carlos Fuentes (Christopher Rollason, ‘Carlos Fuentes, 1928-2012: A Tribute’, pp. 6-7). This text was earlier published on this blog on 17 May 2012 (see entry for that date).
Also to be found in this latest IJOWLAC are, inter alia, the following:
*Critical articles by: Gur Pyari Jandial (Shauna Singh Baldwin and Manju Kapur), Deepanita Dey and Priyanka Tripathi (Anita Desai’s ‘The Zig Zag Way’), Rano Ringo (Michael Ondaatje’s ‘Anil’s Ghost’), Evelyne Hanquart-Turner (Ruskin Bond)
*Book reviews, notably (by Paul Sharrad) of G.J.V. Prasad, ‘Writing India, Writing English : Literature, Language, Location’
*Interview with US writer Octavia Butler (by Nibir K. Ghosh)
*Poems by a number of contemporary Sri Lankan poets, introduced by Rajiva Wijeshina.
This wide-ranging issue finds IJOWLAC keeping up its well-established high standards. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.