Mikhail Bakhtin’s dialogism

By Pamkhuila Shaiza on September 28, 2015 No Comments

Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin (1895 – 1975) was a Russian literary theorist who made contributions to diverse disciples but his contribution towards literature is accounted from his The Dialogic Imagination: Four Essays (Bakhtin, 2010), which shows congruence to many postmodernist thoughts.

 

Notable works on post partition India

By Priya Chetty on July 24, 2015 No Comments

Literary works on post partition India generally deal with people’s experience during the period following the partition of India and Pakistan. The period following partition was a period of great suffering, trauma, sacrifice and adjustment.

 

Histography depicted in women’s writing

By Priya Chetty on November 27, 2014 No Comments

The most initial attempts to depict the history of women were more of a mirror image of history of men too. It was only the importance of men and their superior powers which was depicted in the early days of history. They gave importance to politics, economy and military and their own importance to it.