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ISSN: 0974-892X


Jul 2015 - Jan 2016



Dear Readers,                

This issue of Impressions has a variety of papers dealing with a broad spectrum of issues.
Guest article by Dr. Gunasekharan Dharmaraja is based on the deteriorating social values especially with reference to familial ties is entitled Distorted and Dilapidated Indian Families with reference to Mahesh Dattani’s selected plays. Transcendental Essence in Samuel Beckett's Notion of Absurd, by Mohammad Motiee & Ebrahim Sheikhzadeh, attempts to compare the notion of Absurdity with other schools of thought like Existentialism while exploring the concept in depth. Quest for Livelihood in Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger,by C.Bharathi deals with the problem of unemployment and class struggle in the Indian society. Buddhism and Women,by Dr Abhilasha, is about the status of women in India during the vedic period as compared to the status accorded to them in a Buddhist society.In her paper entitled “The woods are lovely, dark, and deep” A Green Study of Select Nature Poems of Robert Frost, Dr. Sidney Shirly tries to establish a relationship between ecocentricism and nature poems of Robert Frost. Basavaraj Naikar’s Light in the House: A Hagiographical Novel, by Meenakshi Sundaram, analyses Naikar’s novel in detail. Theorizing the Feminist Writers – A Study of Emma by Jane Austen and Surfacing by Margaret Atwood,is an attempt to look at the two novelists from a feminist perspective by Dr. Jayshree Singh. All the Novels of Bhabani Bhattacharya deeply rooted  in Gandhian Philosophy: Its Relevance in Present Context, is the theme of Payal Bhardwaj’s paper.

The issue also has five poems, one short story and one book review. We sincerely thank all the contributors of current issue of Impressions.

For the next issue of Impressions you may mail your research papers, articles, poems, Interviews and Book Reviews by 31 January, 2016.

Malti Agarwal                                                                           Abha Shukla Kaushik