RESEARCH / PUBLICATIONS
|ENGLISH DEPARTMENT , 2010-2011
|NAME - Dr. Shobhana Bhattacharji , Associate Professor and teacher in charge
British Romanticism; Thesis: Byron’s Drama
- Member, Advisory Board, International Byron Society
- Corresponding Member, Byron Journal
3. Publications, papers presented: Select list (Referred publications are starred)
- Travel writing
- Nineteenth century literature
- War writing, especially WWII
- Christianity in India
Chapters in books / Papers published
- Travel Writing in India. Ed and Intro. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 2008
- Shakespeare’s Othello. Annotated, with Intro. New Delhi: Doaba, 2008
- Anglo-American Writing from 1930: A Reader, Introduction and notes. New Delhi: Doaba, 2005. 2nd revised edn. 2006.
- The Romantics. 4th Revised Edition. New Delhi: Doaba, 2005. 5th revised, with new Intro. 2009.
- *Jane Austen: Mansfield Park. Annotations, Introduction and Essays. New Delhi: Penguin, 2004.
- *Walter Scott: The Heart of Mid-Lothian. Annotations, Introduction and Essays. New Delhi: Penguin, 2009
- *‘I Like the Albanians Much': Byron and Three Twentieth-Century British Travellers to Albania.’ The Byron Journal, Volume 38, Issue 1, 2010, pp. 39-48. Article. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool
- *‘Naming the Karakoram: The debate of the 1930s.’ Mountains Figured and Disfigured in the English Speaking World (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Due in 2010). Being the proceedings of the conference on LA MONTAGNE, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, France, 2007
- ‘”The Public knew no more than does this rhyme:” Alliteration in Byron’s Don Juan.’ Romanticism and its Legacies, ed. Ralla Guha Niyogi. Kolkata: Fine Prints, in collaboration with Basanti Devi College, Kolkata, 2009., pp. 75-84
- ‘Amitav Ghosh's Travel Writing.’ Travel Writing in India, ed. Shobhana Bhattacharji (New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 2008). 56-76
- ‘”Hiving Wisdom:” The Napoleon Stanzas of Childe Harold III.’ The Romantics (New Delhi: Doaba, 2005). 336-352
- *‘The Prolix Sublime.’ Paul M. Curtis, ed., Des actes sélectionnés du 30e congrés international sur Byron, Byron and the Romantic Sublime. Revue de l'Université de Moncton (Numéro hors série, 2005) (ISSN 0316-6368).
7.*‘`A Certain Portion of Uncertain Paper:’ Byron’s Venetian Letters, Nov.1816-Feb.1817.’ The Byron Journal Vol.33 No.2 (2005): 109-115.
- *‘Puzzling `Posterity when our Correspondence bursts forth in the 20th century'.’ Byron the Traveller: Proceedings of the 28th International Byron Conference, Kyoto, Japan, 2002 (Japanese Byron Society, 2004). 75-85.
- *‘Romanticism, Youth, and Frankenstein.’ In Frankenstein: Interrogating Gender, Culture and Identity, ed. Anjana Sharma. New Delhi: Macmillan India, 2004. 37-50.
- ‘Cold File: The Story of Constance Prem Nath Dass, a Christian Educator in India.’ Sixth Galway Conference on Colonialism: Education and Empire, Galway, Ireland. 24-26 June, 2010
- ‘“I like the Albanians much:’ Byron and three 20th century British travellers to Albania.’ First International Byron Event (to mark the 200th anniversary of Byron’s visit to Albania), Albania, September 2009.
14-18 September 2009
- ‘Nothing so difficult as a beginning / In poesy:’ Don Juan’s Apostrophe.’ 34th International Byron Conference. St.Andrews, Scotland, July 2008.
- ‘Naming the Karakoram: The debate of the 1930s.’ National Seminar, Incredible India! Indian Travel Narratives in English and Bhasha Literatures. Department of English and Other Modern European Languages, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan. 27-28 January 2008.
5. ‘Recent Young Adult literature.’ National Seminar. Representations of Gender in Popular Literature and Film. Sophia College for Women, Bombay. 18-19 January 2008
- ‘Managing the Moor: The ‘Othello Stories of Byron and Hemingway.’ 33rd International Byron Conference. Venice International University, San Servolo, Venice. 9-13 July 2007.
- ‘Writing about the mountains of the subcontinent in the 1930s.’ Paper, International Seminar, Travel Writing and India, Delhi University and Trent Nottingham University, UK. Satyawati College. 20-21 Feb 2007
- ‘‘A Certain Portion of Uncertain Paper:’ Byron’s Venetian Letters, Nov. 1816-Feb.1817.’ 31st International Byron Conference, Dublin, Ireland. August 2005.
- Introduction to Jazz. Illustrated Talk. JMC. December 2005
- ‘‘Perceptual Flux:’ The Napoleon Stanzas of Childe Harold III.’ 29th International Byron Seminar, Liverpool, UK. August, 2003
- ‘Puzzling `Posterity when our Correspondence bursts forth in the 20th century'.’ 28th International Byron Seminar, Kyoto, Japan. August - Sept. 2002
- ‘Amitav Ghosh's Travel Writing: In an Antique Land, Dancing in Cambodia and at large in Burma, and The Imam and the Indian.’ National Seminar, Travel Writing in India, Sahitya Akademi, Goa. December 2002
- ‘‘I have a victor too:’ Byron in India.’ 26th International Byron Seminar, Nottingham, England. 4-11 July 2000
Cited in/Included in bibliographies
- * Yoshie Kimura, Byron’s Plays: Family, State and Individual (VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG and licensors, 2010
- *Peter Cochran, “Romanticism” – and Byron (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009). p.ix. http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/978-1-4438-0113-3-sample.pdf [1.1.2009]. p.1.
- *Peter Cochran, ed., Byron and Orientalism. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006; ISBN: 1904303900. p.vii.
- *Bernard Beatty, “Inheriting Humors, Legating Humor,” Byron: Heritage and Legacy ed. Cheryl Wilson. New York NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. p.148.
- Yoshie Kimura, Byron’s Plays: Family, State and Individual (VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG and licensors, 2010
- [29. 1. 2009]
- N.Kamala, ‘Gateway of India: Representing the Nation in English Translation,’ Changing the Terms: Translating In The Postcolonial Era, ed, Sherry Simon, Paul St-Pierre (Orient Blackswan, 2002), ISBN 8125022961, 9788125022961. 250-251.
- Interview with novelist Raja Rao included in ‘a thorough and systematic bibliography’ of the novelist at [30.1. 2009].
- Interview with novelist Raja Rao cited in Nivedita Nanda, Raja Rao and the Religious Traditions (Delhi: Anmol, 1992). ISBN: 81-7041-614-0. 116.
- ‘Bhattacharji, Shobhana, “Dreams and Deeds”. Rev. of “When Dreams Travel”. Biblio: A Review of Books, Vol.4, No.1&2, Jan-Feb 1999. p.114.’ cited in W.S.Kottiswari, Postmodern Feminist Writers (New Delhi: Sarup & Son, 2008), ISBN-10: 8176258210; ISBN-13: 978-8176258210
- ‘Bhattacharji, Shobana [sic], Interview with Raja Rao (Letter). Citizen & Weekly Review (India) 11 Oct.1969: 37.’ Cited in V.Indra Sambamurthy, Annotated Bibliography of Indian English Fiction Atlantic Publishing, India, 2001) ISBN-10: 8171569986, ISBN-13: 978-8171569984
- Website, Scholars without Borders, at [30. 1.2009]. In the category Gender Studies, Women’s Studies, quotes my review of Women's Voices: Selections from Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Indian Writing in English, ed. Eunice de Souza and Lindsay Pereira (Oxford University Press, India, 2003), The Book Review, rtp. The Hindu.
- Scholars without Borders, Tuesday, 9 September 2008, at
[30.1. 2009], quotes my review of Saraswativijayam, first published in The Book Review.
- The Journal of Commonwealth Literature, ‘The Truth of a Myriad Skeletons’ cites ‘Shobana Bhattacharji The Book Review [India] 24 (10) p72 [review of (Michael; Ondaatje’s novel) Anil’s Ghost].
jcl.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/36/3/215.pdf?ck=nck – .
- Muneeza Shamsie, ‘Pakistan.’ The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 2007. Includes my review of And The World Changed in its bibliography. 42; 145. [30.1.2009].
NAME - Ms. Harriet Raghunathan , Associate Professor
- Geoffrey Chaucer: The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale. Edited with Introduction, annotations and selected critical essays. Delhi: Worldview, 2000.
- Alexander Pope: The Rape of the Lock. Edited with Introduction, annotations and selected critical essays. Delhi: Worldview, 2000.
- Johnson, Gray, Goldsmith: Poets of the Mid-Eighteenth Century. Edited with Introduction, annotations and selected critical essays. Delhi: Worldview, 2001.
- The Individual and Society: Essays, Stories and Poems. Jointly edited for the Department of English, University of Delhi, with Vinay Sood, Indira Prasad, Mukti Sanyal, Soofia Siddique, Debjani Sengupta and Vinod Kumar Verma. Delhi: Pearson Longman, 2005.
- Living Literatures: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry. Jointly edited for the Department of English, University of Delhi, with Vinay Sood, Indira Prasad, Soofia Siddique, Debjani Sengupta and Vinod Kumar Verma. Orient Longman, December 2006.
- Geoffrey Chaucer: The General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. Edited with Introduction, annotations and selected critical essays. Delhi: Worldview, 2009.
‘Travel Science and Empire in Gulliver’s Travels’ in Revolutionary Aesthetics: Writing Nation /Embodying Gender. Yearly Review No. 15, May 2007. Ed. Anjana Sharma.
Papers at National and International seminars
Research Interests: Chaucer, Renaissance and Eighteenth Century Literature.
- ‘Liberty, the Individual and the right of ‘Arguing Freely’ in Milton.’ Delivered at the International Seminar on Milton, held by the Dept of English, Delhi University, on 17th February 2010.
- “Negotiating the City: the Augustans and London”. Delivered at the National Seminar on The City in Literature held in Hindu College December 15 and 16, 2008
NAME - Dr Visalakshi Menon
1. Indian women and nationalism : The up story , Har Anand Publications , 2003.
2. From movement to government: The United Provinces 1937-1942, Sage Publications , 2003
3. Text Book for modern India for Delhi N.C.E.R.T , co-authoried with Narayani Gupta and Srimanjari.
PAPERS READ IN 2009-2919 PERIOD
1. "Asharams and Jails : Redefining domestic space in the Indian national movement , seminar on ' Troubling the family:
Investments and Consequences of the family as a site for cultural production,at JNU, MARCH 2009.
2. Two Pioneering women of twentieth century: Kamladevi Chattopadhyay and Durgabai Deshmukh at seminar on
' women and public space' India International Centre , march 2010.
3. Paper on gender and nationalism at seminar on gender equity, exclusivity and governance, at Jiwaji university, Gwalior,
21-23 August 2010.
NAME - Dr Nilima Chitgopekar
1. A history of ancient India for earliest teens AD 750 , 1st yr history
2. A history of the U.S.A from 1776-1945, 2nd yr .
3. Transformation in history B.EL.ED 2nd yr.
4. 1993-2008 post-graduate M.A 2nd yr- 'The development of Indian religion'
1. Rudra : The idea of Shiva (2007).
2. The book of Durga (2003).
3. Invoking Goddess : Gender Politics in Indian religion.
4. Encountering Sivaism : The Deity , The Milieu, The Encourage.
NAME - Ms Ghazala Anun
1. B.A(Hons) 3rd yr , paper IX - history of modern Europe.
2. B.A(prog.) 3rd yr , Application course on mass communication.
3. B.EL.ED 2nd yr , paper Transformations in history.
NAME - Dr. Vivien Ashima Kaul
2. Area of specialization : Modern India.
1. 'Sepoys links with society' ,in the British Indian army, Aniruddh Deshpande, OUP,2002.
NAME- Dr. Shachi Chakravarty
1. Concurrent paper
a. History of modern Delhi.
Research work dealt with quit India movement.
Quit India movement by concept publishers - 2002