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Volume IV, Number 2, 2012

Volume IV, Number 2, 2012

*Image Courtesy for the cover: Sambit Chatterjee

Editorial (PDF)

Which to Become? Encountering Fungi in Australian Poetry (PDF)
John Charles Ryan

Resisting Deracination, Reviving Identity: Re-reading Kim Scott’s True Country (PDF)
Arindam Das

“Element of Romanticization”: Sensory and Spatial Locations in the Narratives of Indian Diaspora in Australia (PDF)
Amit Sarwal

Looking Back in Anger: Multiculturalism, Ethnicity and the Commodification of University Space in Ouyang Yu’s The Eastern Slope Chronicle (PDF)
Sourit Bhattacharya

Reading Alice Munro’s Early Fiction: A Kristevian Analysis (PDF)
Debarshi Nath

Modes of Resistance in Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s Wizard of the Crow (PDF)
Amitayu Chakraborty

Women’s Human Rights Violations: Transformative Processes in Julie Okoh’s Edewede and Stella ‘Dia Oyedepo’s Brain Has No Gender (PDF)
H. Oby Okolocha

Creolizing Nation Language, Folklore and Science Fiction: Nalo Hopkinson’s Rhetorical Strategy in Midnight Robber (PDF)
Paromita Mukherjee

Oral Literature and its Bearing on Caribbean Slave Songs of the Colonial Era (PDF)
Pinky Isha

Writers write life-writing: Turning the Imaginary World into Reality in V. S. Naipaul’s “Jasmine” and Janet Frame’s To-the Is-land: an Autobiography (PDF)
Ivy Lai Chun Chun

Cosmopolitanism, Inter-narrativity and Cultural Empathy: Caryl Phillips’ The Nature of Blood and Zadie Smith’s White Teeth (PDF)
Narendra Kumar


By K. Satchidanandan and Frederick Glaysher (PDF)

Book Review

Athina Karatzogianni and Adi Kuntsman ed. Digital Cultures and the Politics of Emotion (PDF)
Review by Rohit K Dasgupta

Journal Rank

Rupkatha has been ranked by Scopus and Scimago:

  • World Rank: 66 (Arts and Humanities)
  • Rank in the Asiatic Region: 13 (Arts and Humanities)