Books

 

Rath, Arnapurna, Chatterjee, Chandrani, and Saroja Ganapathy, editors. Critical Essays on Literature, Language, and Aesthetics: A Volume in Honour of Milind Malshe, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019, p. 290. ISBN: 9781527520257. 

Rath, Arnapurna and Bhaskarjyoti Das. Devi: A Journey Through Photo-PoetryNew Delhi: Authorspress, 2014, ISBN: 9788172738372. 

RathArnapurnaKnots of the Narrative: Bakhtinian Chronotopes in the Fiction of Amitav Ghosh, Lambert Academic Publishing: Germany, December 2010. 

 

Book Chapters 

 

Rath, Arnapurna. “The Fiction of Ghost and the Poetics of Literary Genres” in the section “Transgressing the Limits: Genres and Forms”. Approaches to Teaching the Works of Amitav Ghosh, edited by Gaurav Desai and John Hawley, Series Title, Approaches to Teaching World Literature, Modern Language Association [MLA Series, April 2019], pp. 107-113, ISBN: 9781603293976.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Land, Language, and the Journey: Sea of Poppies as an Epic Novel”, in Critical Essays on Literature, Language, and Aesthetics: A Volume in Honour of Milind Malshe, edited by Arnapurna Rath, Chandrani Chatterjee, Saroja Ganapathy, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 112-130, Jan. 2019, ISBN: 9781527520257.

Mukherjee, Payel C., Rath, Arnapurna and Koshy Tharakan. “Between Aspiration and Imagination: Exploring Native-cosmopolitanism in Adib Khan’s Spiral Road and Mohammad Hanif’s Our Lady of Alice Bhatti”, in Postcolonial Urban Outcasts: City Margins in South Asian Literature, edited by Madhurima Chakraborty, Umme Al-wazedi, New York: Routledge, 2017, pp. 131-149, ISBN: 9781138677234.

Rath, Arnapurna and Milind Malshe. “Chronotopes in The Chromosome: a Chronotopic Analysis of The Calcutta Chromosome”, in Dialogues with Bakhtinian Theory: Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Mikhail Bakhtin Conference, edited by Polyuha, Mykola, Clive Thomson, and Anthony Wall, London: Mestengo Press, 2012, ISBN: 9780969914525.

 

Published Journal Papers/ Peer Reviewed Book Reviews/ Expository Articles

 

George, Annie Rachel and Arnapurna Rath. Ângela Barreto Xavier and Ines G. Županov, Catholic Orientalism: Portuguese Empire, Indian KnowledgeSouth Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal [SAMAJ], Book Reviews, 13 June 2017. URL:http://samaj.revues.org/4353.

Mukherjee, Payel C. and Arnapurna Rath. “Children of the Midnight in the Maximum City: Cosmopolitan Polyphony in the Bombay of Salman Rushdie and Suketu Mehta”. South Asian Review 2014 Special Issue on Salman Rushdie, Volume 35, No. 1, 2014. (Ed. P.S.Chauhan) pp.187-207 (Published in 2017).

George, Annie Rachel and Arnapurna Rath. “Translation, transformation and genre in the Kristapurana“. Asia Pacific Translation and Intercultural Studies, Volume 3, Number3, 2016, pp. 280-293.

George, Annie Rachel and Arnapurna Rath. “”Musk among Perfumes”: Creative Christianity in Thomas Stephens’s Kristapurana”, Church History and Religious Culture, DOI:10.1163/18712428-09603003, Volume 96, No. 3, 2016, pp. 304-324.

Rath, Arnapurna. “The Aesthetic Cosmopolitans: Walter Pater, Rabindranath Tagore, and the Quest for Beauty”, JSL: Journal of the School of Language, Literature, and Culture Studies, Volume 19, pp. 101-118, 2016.

Mukherjee, Payel C. and Arnapurna Rath. ““Practicing” Cosmopolitanism in Knowledge Spaces, Cityscapes, and Marketplaces “, SAGE Journal of Human Values, Volume 21, No.2, October 2015, pp 87-98.

Rath, Arnapurna, “Knowledge and Transformation in the Chronotopes of Love and Death: A Bakhtinian Approach to Pratibha Ray’s Yajnaseni”, LITTCRIT, Volume 41, No. 79, pp.14-26, June 2015.

Mukherjee, Payel C., Tharakan, Koshy and Arnapurna Rath. “The Agora, the Dog, the Sage, and the Friend: Tracing Cosmopolitan Ancestries in the Hellenistic Regimes”, Anekaant: A Journal of Polysemic Thought, Volume 3, pp. 71-80, 2015.

Mukherjee, Payel C. and Arnapurna Rath. “Reading the South Asian Woman [Review of the book: The Woman Who Flew by Nasreen Jahan]”, The Book Review, Volume 38, no. 8, pp. 376, August 2014.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Book Review: Rotations of Unending Time: Selected Poems of Sitakant Mahapatra”, Journal of Ecocriticism, Volume 6, No. 2, pp. 14-21, Jul. 2014. URL: https://ojs.unbc.ca/index.php/joe/issue/view/38/showToc.

Mody, Naman and Arnapurna Rath. “Author-Activism: Philosophy of Dissent in the Writings of Arundhati Roy,” in Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, Volume 7, No. 1, June 2013.URL https://journals.iium.edu.my/asiatic/index.php/AJELL/issue/view/26.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Book reviews: The Poet and His World: Critical Essays on Rabindranath Tagore edited by Mohammad A. Quayum.” Transnational Literature, Gillian Dooley (Ed.) Volume 4, No. 2, May 2012. URL: https://fhrc.flinders.edu.au/transnational/vol4_issue2.html.

Rath, Arnapurna and Milind Malshe. “Chronotopes of “Places” and “Non-Places”: Ecopoetics of The Hungry Tide”, Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English Language and Literature, Volume 4, No. 2, December 2010. URL:https://journals.iium.edu.my/asiatic/index.php/AJELL/issue/view/16.

Rath, Arnapurna and Milind Malshe. “Intricate Tapestry: Space-Time Dialogues in The Shadow Lines”. Critical Enquiry, India, April-June 2009.

 

Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings 

 

Rath, Arnapurna and Milind Malshe. “Chronotopes in The Chromosome: a Chronotopic Analysis of The Calcutta ChromosomeDialogues with Bakhtinian Theory: Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Mikhaïl Bakhtin Conference, edited by Polyuha, Mykola, Clive Thomson, and Anthony Wall, London: Mestengo Press, 2012 [cited in 12.2].

 

Book Introduction

 

Rath, Arnapurna. “Introduction” to Far From the Madding Crowd (Thomas Hardy). Series Editor: Pramod K. Nayar. A WINK Signature Special, Bengaluru: DC Books and EC Media, 2011, ISBN 978-81-264-3231-8.

 

Papers Presented at Conferences/Seminars

 

Rath, Arnapurna. “Trolls and Trivialities: The Questions of Language and Ethics in the Age of Digital Media”, in the Arts, Knowledge, and Critique in the Digital Age in India Conference (IIT Hyderabad and Sahapedia), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad, IN, November 28-29, 2019 [Virtual Presentation].

Sharma, Shivani and Arnapurna Rath. “The Mahābhārata across Mediums: Intermedial Connections and the Epic Genre”, in the Arts, Knowledge, and Critique in the Digital Age in India Conference (IIT Hyderabad and Sahapedia), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad, IN, November,28-29, 2019.

Sharma, Shivani and Arnapurna Rath. “Texts, Images and their Textures: A Semiotic Reading of Amruta Patil’s Graphic Novels Adi Parva and Sauptik”, in 73rd Annual Convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association, El Paso, US, October. 10-12, 2019.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Mad Women in the Digital Attic?” in the Panel Discussions on the “Changing Role of Women in the Age of the Digital”, IIT Gandhinagar, March 12, 2019 (Organiser).

Rath, Arnapurna. “Digital Humanities in Pedagogy and Practice”, in the Digital Humanities Alliance of India (DHAI) Conference, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, IN, June, 1-2, 2018. 

Rath, Arnapurna. “It is no Use Shaking Our Fists at the Stars: Critical Reading of Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan’s Thoughts on Educational Reforms” in the International Seminar on Philosophy and Literature Meeting: The West(s) and the East(s), Goa University; Institute of Philosophy, University of Porto; Instituto Camões, Goa, IN, March, 19-20, 2018.

Royson, Annie Rachel and Arnapurna Rath. “Sacredness, Translatability, and Genre in the Kristapurana”, in The International Conference on Translation Studies: New Directions, Department of English, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, IN, January. 23-25, 2018.

Bhandari, Saumya and  Arnapurna Rath. “Bahucharaji and Narratives of Bodily Transformation”. Trans (gendered) Lives: Praxis of Silence and Exclusion. UGC Sponsored Two Day National Seminar. Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, 7-8 February, 2017.

Rachel, Annie Sam George and Arnapurna Rath. “Translating the Sacred: ‘Vaicunttha’ and the Heaven of Glory and Blessedness”, in the DoHSS Academic Conference 2016 on Grappling with the Sacred, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, IN, Jan. 21-24, 2016.

Royson, Annie Rachel and Arnapurna Rath. “Kristapurana and Travels of the Bible into Seventeenth Century India.” Bible Translation Conference, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, Texas, October 2015.

Rath, Arnapurna and S.P. Rath. “The dark spaces of British raj in India: the ‘Memsahib’ wife and the ‘other woman’, between the bungalow and the brothel”, in the XVII International Conference, jointly Organised by The Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda & The International Lincoln Centre for American Studies, Shreveport, USA,, International Centre, Goa, IN, Dec. 21-24, 2014.

Mukherjee, Payel C. and Arnapurna Rath. “Home: The Dilemma of Belongingness in Taslima Nasrin’s Lajja and Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist”, in 20th Annual 2014 Association for Asian Studies Conference, Philadelphia, US, Mar. 27-30, 2014.

Mukherjee, Payel C. and Arnapurna Rath. “Emergence of the Cosmopolitan-National in Midnight’s Children and Maximum City”, in 14th Annual South Asian Literary Association, Chicago, US, Jan. 8-9, 2014.

Rath, Arnapurna. “The Visualscape in the Poetry of Sitakant: Space/Place in the Rotations of Unending Time”, Association for Third World Studies (ATWS) annual convention, IIT Madras, Chennai, December 2013.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Chronotopes of Love and Death in Pratibha Ray’s Yajnaseni”, International Conference on Bakhtin in India, Central University Gujarat, Ahmedabad and Center for Contemporary Theory, India, 19-21 August 2013.

Mukherjee, Payel C. and Arnapurna Rath. “Dialogic Encounters in Cosmopolitan Knowledge Spaces”, Central University Gujarat, Ahmedabad and Center for Contemporary Theory, India, 19-21 August 2013.

Mukherjee, Payel C. and Arnapurna Rath. “Cloaks and Coverings: Sartorial Carnival in Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”. International Conference on Literature to Cinema: Appropriation, Adaptation, Adulteration, NIT Durgapur, India, June, 2013.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Imaginary Portraits: Visualizing Rabindranath Through Walter Pater’s Aesthetic Kaleidoscope”. Asian Conference on Arts and Humanities, April, Osaka, Japan, April 2012.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Situating Time and Binding Space: An Analysis of Heterochronies and the Carnival Square”. International Symposium on Spaces of Alterity: Literary and Dramatic Representations, IIT Gandhinagar, September 2011, India.

Rath, Arnapurna and Milind Malshe. “Chronotopes of Places and Non-places: Ecopoetics of The Hungry Tide”. International Conference on Imagined Horizons: Spatial Configurations of the Present, March, Delhi University, India, March 2009.

Rath, Arnapurna and Milind Malshe. “Chronotopes in the Chromosome: A Chronotopic Analysis of Amitav Ghosh’s The Calcutta Chromosome”. 13th International Bakhtin Conference, July, University of Western Ontario, Canada, September 2008.

Rath, Arnapurna and Milind Malshe. “Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines: Constructing a Collage of Individual and Cultural Spaces”. 17th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, February, Savannah, USA, February 2008.

Rath, Arnapurna and Milind Malshe. “Looking Into the Eyes of the Other: A Critique of Desivad in the Indian Context”. 10th International Conference on Affect and Attachment towards Land in South Asia, December, Goa, India, December 2007.

 

Magazine Articles/ Creative Publications 

 
 

Rath, Arnapurna. “How Almost a Century Old Basanti Translates into Issues Faced by the ‘New Woman’[Review of Basanti: Writing the New Woman]”, Kitaab, Aug. 22, 2019.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Goodbyes are Never Easy”. Fundamatics, IIT Bombay Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Issue, 23rd December 2018, pp. 166-169.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Fan-girl Narrative of the Televised Saga of Sridevi’s Death”. Fundamatics 2018, Web Edition. 30 May 2018.

Rath, Arnapurna, “I feel, therefore I am”. Fundamatics, October 26, 2017.

Rath, Arnapurna. “A Village of Chitrakaras” in Fundamatics, Web Edition, April 13, 2017.

Rath, Arnapurna, “Krishna” [Poem], Prosopisia: An International Journal of Poetry and Creative Writing, Volume IX, No.1, pp. 29, 2016.

Rath, Arnapurna, “Krishnaa” [Poem], Prosopisia: An International Journal of Poetry and Creative Writing, Volume IX, No.1, pp. 30, 2016.

Rath, Arnapurna. “The Convocation” [Poem], Fundamatics, IIT Bombay, December 2015.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Those Bronze Sculptures” [poem], Muse India: the Literary ejournal, Issue-61, May-June 2015.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Shyama” [poem], Muse India: The Literary ejournal, Issue-61, May-June.

Rath, Arnapurna. “An Open Letter on the Use and Abuse of Language”, Fundamatics, IIT Bombay. December 2015.

Rath, Arnapurna. “To the Postmaster” [poem], New English Review, December 2014.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Into the Dust [Poem]”, New English Review, Nov. 2014.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Let it bee” [Poem], Fundamatics, No. 1Q, July 18, 2014.

Rath, Arnapurna. “Catch a Gold Fish”, Fundamatics – IIT Bombay Alumni Magazine, Issue. No. 6, p. 87, April, 2013.

Rath, Arnapurna. What Makes Me an IITian?, IIT Bombay Alumni Day Publication, 2010, pp. 22-23.