Dr. Pulakesh Ghosah

Qualification: M.A.; M. Phil.; Ph.D.
Designation: Assistant Professor
e-mail id: pulakeshwb@gmail.com

Pulakesh Ghosh (b. 1976) got his Masters Degree from the University of Burdwan in 1998 . He is an M. Phil and Ph.D., both in English. He was awarded his Ph. D. Degree for the thesis entitled “A Feminist Approach to the Novels of R .K. Narayan” in 2012. He has 21 publications to his credit as on 01.08.2014. He has attended and chaired 7 National and International level seminars and conferences as on 01. 08. 2014. In addition to Narayan, his areas of interest are Indian Writings in English, Ibsen, Dickens, Jane Austen, Tagore, Feminism, and Translation Theory. He is the author of the book, Feminism in R.K. Narayan’s Novels. Another book of Dr. Ghosh entitled Critical Study of Dickens’ Hard Times is in press.

Research Activities:

(1) Projects Completed/ Continuing: None at present.

(ii) Research Guidance: None at present.
(III) Publication (as on 01.08.2014):

Book: 1

Ghosh, Pulakesh. Feminism in R. K. Narayan's Novels, New Delhi:

Papers: 20

1. Ghosh, Pulakesh. "Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A Feminist Reading." Journal of the Post-Graduate Department of English: Moulana Azad College. vol. 3. Kolkata, 2013. 5-13. (ISSN 2249- 8737). Print.

2. Ghosh, Pulakesh. "Dickens' Hard Times: An Encyclopedic Onslaught." Jodhpur Studies in English. Vol. XI, 2013. 108-119. (ISSN 0970-843X). Print.

3.Ghosh, Pulakesh. "The Stories of R. K. Narayan: A Return to Myth, Orality and Folklore." Studies in Myth, Orality and Folklore in World Literature . New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors, 2013. 269-79. (ISBN 978-81-269-1800-3).Print.

4. Ghosh, Pulakesh. "Dickens' Coketown in Hard Times: Dystopia Mythicised." The Atlanlic Critical Review, Vol. 12, No. 2. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors. 35-43. (ISSN 0972- 6373).Print.

5.Ghosh, Pulakesh. "Women's Lib in R. K. Narayan's Novels." The Atlanlic Literary Review, Vol. 13 No. 3. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2012. 53-61. (ISSN 0972-3269).Print.

6.Ghosh, Pulakesh. "Daisy in Narayan's The Painter of Signs: A Goodbye to Kissing Sleeping Beauty." The Atlanlic Critical Review, Vol. 11 No. 2. 2012. 21-32. (ISSN 0972-6373).Print.

7. Ghosh, Pulakesh."Translating a Non-literary Text: A Look into the Problems Involved." Victorian Journal of Arts (Special Issue), Vol. V. No. i, 2012. Cooch Behar: ABN Seal College, 2012.12-17. (ISSN: 0975-5632).Print.

8.Ghosh, Pulakesh. "R. K. Narayan's The Dark Room: A Vindication of the Rights of Women."Women and Literature: Different Faces, Different Voices. Barasat: Barasat Govt. College, 2012. (ISBN 978- 93-80673-72-1).Print.

9. Ghosh, Pulakesh."Tagore's "End of the Year" and Shelley's "Ode to the West Wind": Surface Similarities and Fundamental Differences." Rabindranath Tagore and the West. Kamarpukur: SRS Vidyamahapitha, 2012. (ISBN 978-81-925784-0-8).Print.

10. Ghosh, Pulakesh."The Titles of Dickens' Hard Times: Effect, Structure, and Vision." Journal of the Odisha Association for English Studies Vol. 3. Issue-1. 2013. (ISSN 2249-6726).Print.

11. Ghosh, Pulakesh. "R. K. Narayan's The Guide and the Anxiety of Tradition." The Atlanlic Literary Review, Vol. 9, No. 2. (ISSN 0972- 3269).Print.

12. Ghosh, Pulakesh."The Feminist Face of R. K. Narayan's The Guide: The Character of Rosie." The Atlanlic Literary Review, Vol. 12, No. 4. (ISSN 0972-3269).Print.

13. Ghosh, Pulakesh. "Short Stories of of R. K. Narayan: Tradition and Modernity." Studies in Literature in English. Vol. XIV. (ISBN 978- 81-269--1264-3).Print.

14.Ghosh, Pulakesh. "R. K. Narayan's The Dark Room: An Early Testament of the 'Women's Lib.'" The Atlanlic Literary Review, Vol. 12, No. 3. (ISSN 0972-3269).Print.

15. Ghosh, Pulakesh."Themes and Thematic Symbols in Ibsen's A Doll's House: A Critique." The Atlanlic Literary Review, Vol. 11, No. 2. (ISSN 0972-3269).Print.

16. Ghosh, Pulakesh. "Divergent Aspects of R. K. Narayan's Novel: An Appraisal." Akshara, No. 04/2012. 19-30. (ISSN 0975-5373).Print.

17. Ghosh, Pulakesh." "... the World or I" in Nora in Ibsen's A Doll's House." The Atlanlic Critical Review, Vol. 9, No. 4. (ISSN 0972- 6373).Print.

18. Ghosh, Pulakesh. "The Origin and Growth of Malgudi in R. K. Narayan's Novels." The Atlanlic Critical Review, Vol. 8, No. 2. (ISSN 0972-6373).Print.

19.Ghosh, Pulakesh. "R. K. Narayan's Fictional World: Major Themes and Reflections." Akshara. (ISSN 0975-5373). (Forthcoming).

20. Ghosh, Pulakesh."Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A Psychoanalytic Reading." The Atlanlic Literary Review. (ISSN 0972-3269). (Forthcoming).>