Chitra A R English
General Details
School School of Humanities & Sciences
Designation AP - II
Department English
Educational Qualifications
Areas of Interest
Indian Writing in English
African American Literature
National/International Conference Presentation Details
? Socio-Political Issues in the Writings of Aravind Adiga and Arundhati Roy (Dr.M.Prema & A.R.Chitra) Published in Sixth All India Conference of KAAS – Proceedings of the Kanniyakumari Academy of Arts and Sciences, ISBN 978-81-909710-8-9 (Dec 2010).
? Male Domination and Female Subordination: A Critical Study of Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things (A.R.Chitra) Published in UGC National Seminar on “Battling for their Legitimate Space: Interaction with Contemporary Indian Women Writers and Critics” held in Holy Cross College, Nagercoil (Jan 2010).
? The God of Small Things: A Gynocritical Reading (A.R.Chitra) Published in The Quest (Vol 25 Number1, June 2011), ISSN 0971-2321.
? Role of Nature and the Effects of Spiritual Degeneration in Michael Cook's Jacob's Wake (A.R.Chitra & S.Ambika) Published in Dramatic Discourses (Essays on Commonwealth Plays in English) by V.H.N. Senthikumara Nadar College, Virudunagar, ISBN 978-93-81723-02-9 (2012).
? Silhouette of Corrupt Indian Political System in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger (A.R.Chitra) Published in National Seminar on New Trends in English Literature and Language (NASTELL – 2014) by Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil.
? Splintered Subjectivity: Formation of Diasporic Identity in Kiran Desai’s Inheritance of Loss (A.R,Chitra) Published in National seminar on Manifestation of Diasporic Conscience in Indian English Literature by S.T.Hindu College, Nagercoil on 22nd &23rd August,2014.
? Shadow behind the Light: A Critical Study on Alice Walker's Possessing the Secret of Joy (A.R.Chitra). Published in International Training Workshop on Increasing the scholarly Impact and Research Output by Sri Sarada College for Women, Tirunelveli on 2nd March, 2015.
? Can I be a Mother? From a Father’s perspective: A Critical Study on Devdutt Pattanaik’s The Pregnant King (A.R.Chitra) Published in National seminar on Indian Writing in English by Malankara Catholic College, Mariagiri, Kaliakkavilai on 1st March, 2016.
? Cultural Shock as a metaphor of Human Condition in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s Before We Visit the Goddess (Accepted for publication)
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International Journals
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National Journals
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The God of Small Things: A Gynocritical Reading The Quest Vol 25 Number1, June 2011. ISSN 0971-2321. A.R.Chitra

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